BRE announces winners of the BREEAM Awards 2019

BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2019 at a gala event held last night at the London Hilton Bankside Hotel. An annual fixture for built environment professionals, the awards recognise excellence in the sustainable building arena. This year’s gala event... View Article

How Artistic Flooring is Reflecting Architecture

Flowcrete is contributing to the latest interior design trend by providing artistic flooring that reflects the architecture of the host building. Architecture can be described as an expression of cultural principles that have been manifested in a deliberate design, often... View Article

Nothing cheeky about Aluk’s Nandos installation

Diagonally shaped curtain walling leaning outward and without a singular regular pane of glass or panelling beyond the doors is just the sort of challenge which AluK relishes. This single storey installation, at the newly opened Nandos restaurant and EE... View Article

SuDS is not money down the drain

Brian Wilson of Tobermore explores how the changing climate is urgently increasing the need for sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS). Climate change is the talk of the moment, with consumers being encouraged to reduce and monitor their water consumption. Flooding... View Article

Senior picked for Berry Court residential scheme

Aluminium doors and windows from Senior Architectural Systems have been used to frame the views enjoyed by the residents of the new Berry Court private rental scheme in Bournemouth. Designed by Bright Space Architects, the new development of 113 high... View Article

Yeoman Shield on Guard at Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries is the national museum of arms and armour, and the guardian of a unique collection of over 8,500 objects displayed across five themed galleries at its Leeds museum, some of which have transformed the world as we... View Article

How to boost kerb appeal

With new data from Reapit showing an unprecedented five-year sharp drop in property transactions in the last quarter, (36 per cent lower than the long-term average), boosting your home’s kerb appeal is more important than ever. Powertools2U has revealed that almost half of potential... View Article

To be or not to be OSB?

For those specifiers who have contemplated using SterlingOSB Zero for a new project, Norbord has produced a CPD video presentation which highlights the features and benefits of the popular, versatile board. There are variants available and applications include roofing, timber... View Article

A wake-up call to all rental property owners

Ignorance is no defence in law and one property owner near Brighton had a narrow escape when their investment property in London was rented out to a couple and the couple’s friend. As it turned out, the owner of the... View Article

The new Amazonia collection from CTD Architectural Tiles

A celebration and seamless marriage between rustic handmade influences and the trend for contemporary biophilic design, the new Amazonia collection from CTD Architectural Tiles is guaranteed to bring any residential, commercial or hospitality project to life. Versatile and unique, Amazonia... View Article