Renowned eco-architect inspires international event

On 11th July, international architect Mick Pearce spoke at a unique cultural event at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at Farnham. The Prince Claus Award winner’s sustainable vision has inspired the thesis of fellow Zimbabwean, Martha Thodhlana, who... View Article

Sound solutions

Ian Usher, technical and marketing manager at Knauf AMF Ceilings discusses the benefits of installing suspended ceilings to create a good acoustic environment The Whispering Gallery in St Paul’s Cathedral attracts around 50,000 tourists a year, many of whom visit... View Article

Beautiful & sustainable stone

As the trade association for the natural stone industry, Stone Federation is passionate about promoting the use of natural stone as an attractive, sustainable building material. With over 200 members it represents a wide sector of the industry providing architects,... View Article

Vent-Axia celebrates winning Tenant Services Award for innovation

Vent-Axia a leader in low-carbon technology, is celebrating winning the Best Innovation category at this year’s prestigious Tenant Services Awards at Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire. Scooping the award for its revolutionary Lo-Carbon Tempra single room heat recovery unit, Vent-Axia received... View Article

First eco home in Ipswich complete

One of the first homes to receive energy efficiency improvements through the Government’s ECO funding scheme has been unveiled in Ipswich. The property in Reynolds Road is the first of almost 400 in the town to be fitted with external... View Article

Vynagrip makes automotive automation safe

Bespoke Vynagrip anti-slip matting modules are being used to protect workers at the Sugitani Metal Industry Company, a sub-contractor of a major Japanese car manufacture that specialises in the production of automotive components in Japan. The matting modules, supplied complete... View Article

The year of the hexagon

Hexagon tiles are the breakout success story of 2013, and to meet this demand Solus Ceramics have developed a range composed entirely of hexagon shapes. Hexagram is an exciting new series of hexagon wall and floor tiles that consists of... View Article

Strong performance for versatile United House

United House Group, the leading specialist residential developer and social housing contractor, has delivered a strong performance for the year ending 31 December 2012 with Group profit before tax of £21.4million, up by £6.6million on last year, its annual results... View Article

A bona finish for a fir floor

The John Hope Gateway is Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s biodiversity and information centre. It’s a shining example of green construction and sustainability, and the restaurant features a Douglas Fir floor which has just been finished with Bona Traffic HD! The... View Article