2020 and beyond

2020 has been a difficult year for so many families and businesses as we have had to face up to the COVID-19 pandemic. For much of the year so far, the UK and countries around the world have been closed... View Article

Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

Norbord’s new fully interactive engineered wood panels product guide is proving to be an invaluable online resource for housebuilders, specifiers and architects.  A simple click on the tabs at the side of the guide opens up the chosen product, application... View Article

Green Homes Grant: A Step Towards Net-zero

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced this week that hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5000 for insulation and energy saving home improvements. Set to launch in September, the £2bn Green Homes Grant will be targeted towards... View Article

Flood risk calls for Brett Martin’s new StormCrate55

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage has provided the answer to managing heavy rainfall with the launch of StormCrate55, an underground modular geocellular unit which is proven as a cost-effective solution to surface water run-off in a wide range of below... View Article

Europe’s First Smart City Quarter powered by Panasonic

Nearly CO2-free heating for 90 households The showcase for social, digital & connected, green & sustainable living has commenced in Central Europe Panasonic’s global Smart Cities portfolio extended with this European Lighthouse project In place to continue surpassing competition regarding... View Article

Comar 7P.i FSDX – British by Design

The next generation of aluminium bi-fold, folding sliding door has arrived from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Comar FSDX: Superior, stabilised rolling action with the quietest roller in the industry and improved weight bearing capacity means fit-once and reduced call outs.... View Article

Crittall jobs showcase Manchester’s 1930’s heritage

Two prestigious refurbishment contracts in Manchester illustrate the appeal of Crittall Steel windows across different sectors. Appleby Lodge is a residential estate and the Redfern Building an office block in a sought-after city centre location currently undergoing redevelopment. Both date... View Article

Contemporary Furniture Collection Offered by Cavallini 1920

With a plethora of dazzling contemporary furniture offered in their collection, Cavallini 1920 is aiming to redesign your homes with the sophistication and artfulness of their globally-recognized furniture designers and brands. If you haven’t heard of Cavallini 1920 yet, you... View Article

Innovative Crittall-Fendor window for secure hospital

Leading provider of secure windows for medical establishments Crittall-Fendor worked closely with architects throughout the design phase of a new state of the art mental health hospital in Kent. Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is a low level secure and rehabilitation unit... View Article

Why specify a complete roof system?

Stuart Nicholson from Marley answers some of the key questions around specifying a complete roof system. With a greater focus on future liability, more frequent episodes of volatile weather and stronger British Standards safeguarding compliance, there are real benefits for... View Article

Denmark’s Office of the Year

Troldtekt’s acoustic wood wool panels have helped interior design company Ambiente to win Nohrcon’s annual Danish ‘Office Building of the Year Award’ with its own office in Skanderborg, Denmark. Created in collaboration with architect Ardess, the new 11,500sqm headquarters for... View Article

Senior provides window of opportunity for the housing market

By offering some of the lowest U-values available, the patented PURe® aluminium window system from Senior Architectural Systems has become a firm favourite in the residential sector. The thermally-efficient windows have been widely specified on a number of housing developments... View Article