Modern flooring for historic Spanish city

Flowcrete UK supply durable and decorative flooring solutions for historic Spanish City dining and leisure centre Advanced screeds and attractive resin terrazzo systems were chosen for ‘The Dome’ restaurant Spanish City reopens almost eighteen years after closing to the public... View Article

Refining resin bound and reducing waste

In early 2018 SureSet UK ltd released their first ‘Resin batching van’. This was a brand new machine that SureSet had created that would enable them to pump and dispense resin on site, direct from the IBC source, with incredible... View Article

Turn to the toilet to achieve best practice

Public venues can increase their appeal to potential customers by up to 20 per cent, just by changing the toilet. Many of the UK’s 11million disabled people – 20 per cent of the population – need specialist equipment to ‘go’... View Article

Open and shut case…

New InnerVision® steel-framed sliding doors from Crittall add a further dimension to interiors. Creating a seamless transition between rooms, by opening or closing space is now possible with new sliding doors from Crittall’s range of InnerVision internal screens. These bright,... View Article

Technal specified for Newcastle student living development

Specified for their long-term durability and visual impact advanced aluminium window, curtain walling and door systems, from the Technal brand, have been installed at The Shield, a high-end student accommodation development close to Newcastle city centre on Stoddart Street. Technal... View Article

The health benefits of good ventilation

Patrick Calvey of Siegenia looks at the issue of air pollution and the considerations designers of new facilities and refurbishments need to make in order to combat it The effects of air pollution and the dangers of exposure to NOx... View Article

Designing for dementia

Lisa Pilley of Dulux Trade discusses how colour is an intrinsic part of any health-focused design project, and can have a powerful impact on dementia patients in particular Globally, the number of people living with dementia is predicted to increase... View Article

The art of protection

Kate Waterston of Construction Specialties explains how good interior design can speed up patient recovery times in hospitals, but needs to be balanced with maintenance and whole-life costs The positive effects of a colourful, comfortable and welcoming environment on patient... View Article

Conscious uncoupling

David Wilson of BAL takes a look at why specifying an uncoupling system is a sensible option for making a floor tiling installation as efficient as possible With today’s requirements for faster installation of tiling and the use of more... View Article

Solving permeability problems

Duncan Andrews of SureSet looks at how cellular paving systems can offer the ideal solutions for SuDS requirements, in particular in sites with restricted space Permeable paving solutions are a hot topic at the moment with an ever increase range... View Article

Open the door to closers

With many different types of door closers on offer, David Saxby of IronmongeryDirect advises on the key features to consider in order to make an informed choice for your project Door closers are a vital component when it comes to... View Article

The practicalities of providing an outdoor living space

Balconies can enhance residential developments and provide the amenity of outdoor living space for residents. Lee Barber of Balcony Life explains how bolt-on cantilevered steel systems can avoid structural issues and problems with thermal bridging Bolt-on cantilevered steel balconies are... View Article

The key to sustainable inner strength? It’s no mystery

Comprehensive Tyvek® & AirGuard® systems create a robust, airtight and energy-efficient building envelope… inside and out Tyvek® has always been a star performer, but now it comes with a complete cast of supporting players to enable easy installation, robust protection... View Article

Screening with a difference at British Film Institute

Continuity has been taken to new lengths at the British Film Institute’s latest screening. The screening is actually the architectural louvres concealing and ventilating plant on top of the redeveloped BFI Southbank bar and restaurant, designed by the project architects... View Article