Steel Window Association members offer the real steel deal

From the Ivy League university campuses of America to warehouse properties flanking many of our inland waterways, along with the internationally-recognised minimalist homes created by architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, steel windows have made an indelible mark on our built... View Article

Snickers Workwear Climate Control Underwear

Dressing for the cold is like building a house – start with a good foundation. The Snickers Workwear Baselayer clothing uses high-tech breathable fabrics for ventilation and body moisture transport for consistent warmth and comfort. The seamless designs are available... View Article

A sustainable future for water

Glenn Payne from Grohe discusses sustainable solutions for bathrooms as well as the innovations making their way into UK homes Water – our most natural resource, spans 70 per cent of the planet’s surface. Thanks to nature’s wonderful recycling system,... View Article

Unique Calacatta from COMPAC… Perfection of the soul

The beauty of the purest white quartz contrasts with dark, sinuous veins, giving rise to an elegance and luminosity like never before. This innovative worksurface from COMPAC makes it possible to decorate homes, apartments, hotels, restaurants, bars and public spaces... View Article

Make offices out of the ordinary with UNILIN, division panels

UNILIN, division panels, designs and manufactures HPL and melamine surfaces for use in commercial environments and through its Evola and ClicWall ranges, it can provide office spaces with innovative, authentic looking surfaces that are durable and easy to maintain. In... View Article

Helping selfbuilders’ sustainable spec

Many selfbuilders set out to build as sustainably as possible. When it comes to paint, one company specialises in sustainable specification but goes beyond that to deliver excellent performance and aesthetics. Earthborn uses carefully selected ingredients and technologically advanced manufacturing... View Article

Unique design and unrivalled fire protection with Lunax doors

Lunax, recently acquired by Vetrotech Saint-Gobain, is delighting architects throughout the UK. With the addition of this new solution, Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has enhanced its range of systems in line with the growing architectural trend of combining building transparency, design and... View Article

BRE publishes aluminium cladding system test

A year after Grenfell the task of safeguarding tower block residents remains one of our greatest urban challenges.  UK specifiers and building control officers who can no longer turn to desk top studies for reassurance on safety performance are now... View Article

Corian® makes a dynamic and durable facade

A beautifully functional Corian® facade will perform to its best for the long term. Strong, durable, versatile and easy to work with, Corian® is well suited to facade applications. Completely homogenous, it is easy to maintain, furthermore it is fire rated, resistant... View Article

New windows for period country home

Located in the heart of the Nottingham countryside is Felley House, a period country home set in two acres of private land. Complete with an indoor pool room, five bedrooms and many additional reception rooms the property is more than... View Article

New hotel given rooms with a view thanks to Senior

Leading aluminium fenestration systems manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems is continuing to get positive reviews for its work in the hotel sector after being specified to deliver the attractive glazing package for the new Doubletree by Hilton in Hull. The new... View Article

Premium non-lead flashing goes to extremes

Ubiflex Extreme can be used in most applications where lead is traditionally used to provide a weatherproof junction at features such as changes of direction and materials. It has been developed for quick and easy installation and to withstand extremely... View Article

Break the mould with Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme

The mild, wet autumnal weather can provide the ideal conditions for mould and mildew to thrive but thanks to Crown Trade’s range of Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting paints, the outlook has just got brighter. Ideally suited for damp-prone areas such... View Article

Cembrit Patina clads new community centre

Cembrit has donated its Patina fibre cement and HD cladding to a worthy project that has seen the North Kensington area around Grenfell Tower benefit from a new community centre. Bay 20 is a new two-storey community space on St... View Article