Wood has never looked so good

The Hunter Douglas Architectural range of exterior wood ceilings, are available in a wide choice of solid wood, veneered wood and metal woodprint finishes. They are ideal for external environments where open, light construction are desired and create a warm... View Article

Aspex wins contract for Cambridge office accommodation

Aspex, one of the UK’s leading architectural ironmongery and doorset companies, has recently secured a contract to supply its Novista system to 50/60 Station Road in Cambridge City Centre. Aspex will be supplying its Novista Riser Steel System and Novista... View Article

Not just hot air

ADF reports on how the roofing industry is joining forces to tackle the fire risks posed by gas torch roofing installation methods, with hot air being one alternative Gas torches are a popular tool among roofing professionals for installing bitumen... View Article

When the Going Gets Tough

The chance to reflect on suitable solutions for toughened glass is now available from GEZE UK which has produced a new product guide and price list. SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass is a comprehensive guide to an extensive range of... View Article

A triple treat from VEKA Group

Industry-leading systems supplier VEKA Group has added three more strings to its bow, for the benefit of self-builders and homemakers. The Burnley-based PVC-U giant now offers perfectly colour-matched laminated mouldings, clip-on cills and a new, Halo large outerframe option via... View Article

Stylish solutions from BLANCO by GUTMANN

BLANCO UK has launched the new BLANCO by GUTMANN extractor hood brochure which illustrates the very latest in extraction hood design and technology. GUTMANN’s hand-crafted extractor hoods set the highest standards on the market, combining style with unrivalled technology and advanced engineering. The creation of... View Article

AC Hotel by Marriott, Glazing Systems by Metal Technology!

The AC Hotel by Marriott, at Belfast’s City Quays, brings together a suite of systems from architectural aluminium company Metal Technology. Part of a mixed-use regeneration project by Belfast Harbour, the four-star hotel rises nine storeys and includes 188 bedrooms,... View Article

Ecophon strengthens its solo offer

Ecophon has launched the latest extensions to Ecophon Solo™, its market leading family of free hanging acoustic panels. The new additions to the already extensive product portfolio of versatile acoustic absorbers provide architects and designers with even greater choice and... View Article

Performance vs looks: a view

Different buildings have differing needs with respect to aesthetics, performance and function, but few building materials can have as great an impact on all three as glass. Guardian Glass reports on getting the balance right The aesthetics, performance – and... View Article

Shedding light on the case for rooflights

Rooflights are now an essential element to consider in modern designs, says John Godley of Hambleside Danelaw Building Products, explaining the reasons why Rooflights play a vital role in the modern building, but are often overlooked. They are the common... View Article

Comar Case Study – Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham

International hotelier Park Regis have opened their first European hotel in Britain’s second city Birmingham.  Towering over the skyline at 16 storeys the £50 million pound hotel offers 254 rooms, a gym, various bars, business and conference centres and a... View Article

Bringing buildings back to life with Eurobrick

There are many older buildings around the UK that just need a little care and attention, and a touch of creativity, to bring them back to life. Eurobrick has been leading the brick slip cladding sector for nearly 30 years... View Article

RedProtect water treatment

The use of the RedProtect water treatment system from Flamco offers the heating industry an opportunity to take advantage of the only new approach to water treatment currently on the market, along with the opportunity to significantly reduce the amount... View Article

A flood-proof waterproofing solution for your home

In recent years the UK’s winter storms have been a firm reminder of the threat posed by flooding. In 2015 especially, storms Desmond, Eva and Frank wreaked havoc on over 16,000 residential homes. Newton Waterproofing examines how cavity drainage systems... View Article