Lead8 Wins Asia Pacific Property Award for Fuzhou Shangri-La

Lead8, the international firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has been announced a winner at the Asia Pacific Property Awards for its design of the future Shangri-La Mixed-use Development in Fuzhou, China. The results were unveiled this week... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration Company, wholly owned by Norwich City Council, and will include... View Article

Cycle ride for Habitat for Humanity

H+H’s Director of Housing, Neil Thomas, is set to ride 1000 miles in aid of charity when he cycles from the tip of Scotland to the depths of Cornwall in May. With the aim of fundraising £1 per mile, Neil... View Article

Fire Safe Facade Refurbishment

A new replacement facade system being installed at a high-rise residential building in Leeds brings the structure up to compliance with the new government guidance Two derelict blocks at Saxton Gardens in Leeds were completely renovated in 2007, providing 410... View Article

A Partnership in Excellence with Kingspan and Nulok

Long-term partners, Kingspan Insulated Panels and Nulok have combined their innovative pitched slate and tile roofing systems to create a slim, versatile solution that offers the benefits of insulated panels with the aesthetic appeal of traditional vernacular roof finishes –... View Article

Raising the standard

BAL – market leaders for full tiling solutions – are revolutionising the standard-set category with new adhesive technology; BAL Flex One. Fixers always want to finish an installation as quickly as possible. Often rapid-setting adhesives are preferred to ensure grouting... View Article

Specifying pocket doors

Our RIBA accredited CPD seminar Pocket Doors: The Future of Doors outlines the different construction and type of pocket doors that are on the market. It shows the different variations and styles of pocket door including those that require finishing... View Article

Pioneering University uses Street Crane for heavy lifting

The new £24 million Advanced Manufacturing Building at the University of Nottingham has been equipped with overhead lifting equipment from Street Crane, the UK’s largest overhead crane manufacturer. The overhead crane, designed, manufactured and installed by Street Crane, is actively... View Article

Innovative Ancon rebar connectors used in iconic Russian skyscraper

Innovative and quick-to-install reinforcing bar couplers from Ancon replace time-consuming lapped joints and minimise reinforcement congestion in the gigantic concrete superstructure of Europe’s tallest building; the 87-floor, 462m high helicoidal Lakhta Tower in St. Petersburg. The use of Ancon’s high-performance... View Article

Vortice launches void mounted centralised extract unit

Vortice Limited is delighted to introduce the new Vort Platt HCS, compact centralised mechanical ventilation unit into its range. Vortice understands that maintaining a good indoor air quality especially in student accommodation is paramount and has therefore launched the Vort... View Article

Marley Alutec launches Elite new roof outlet range

Marley Alutec, the UK’s leading aluminium rainwater system manufacturer, has launched Elite, an innovative multi-purpose flat roof and balcony drainage system that is compatible with all waterproofing membranes and roof build-ups. The launch is supported by the introduction of a... View Article

AET Flexible Space goes down under

Leading provider of underfloor air conditioning systems, AET Flexible Space, has won their first order from Australia, for the supply of their leading underfloor air conditioning equipment for the new build development of the Warilla Library located in the Wollongong... View Article