‘Top notch’ rainwater goods do the biz!

Polypipe’s Elegance Ogee rainwater system – a uPVC cast iron ‘lookalike’ system that includes rainwater goods and a range of soil and vent products – has really taken off with self-builders giving the system the thumbs up for looks and... View Article

CPMG-designed air traffic control tower takes flight

Manchester Airport’s new £20million air traffic control tower designed by Nottingham based CPMG architects is now officially open and fully operational. The new tower stands 60 metres tall, making it the second tallest in the UK after Heathrow, and has... View Article

New open workspace a paragon of peacefulness for Dutch defence staff

Hunter Douglas and Amsterdam’s Sander Architects have developed a new type of Techstyle ceiling panel for the recently renovated Netherlands’ Defence Ministry building. The flat, lightweight Techstyle panels with a plaster-like surface have a clean-cut, attractive look. Their cellular structure... View Article

Troldtekt helps R&D centre take the leed

Vestas Technology’s new R&D Centre in western Jutland is the first LEED building in Denmark to achieve certification in the platinum category. Designed by architects Aarhus Arkitekterne a/s, the latest building technology and materials have been used to create the... View Article

Team showers – without compromise

Take the full Duŝo tour Say no to ugly and characterless team showers! Horne Engineering Ltd, expert in temperature controls since 1909, brings you the Duŝo shower column – a striking visual design that also scores highly for its durability,... View Article

Aspire to luxury design with new sliding-folding door system

ESG Ltd has unveiled its latest innovation with the launch of the new ESG Aspire Sliding-Folding Door System, creating a truly ‘responsive building material’. A premium sliding-folding door system for interior use, the ESG Aspire offers quality and design excellence... View Article

Meet the family…

Like every proud parent, here at Lumen, we think our family is better looking than the rest! That’s why we have created a series of new 3D viewers, so you can see our slender lines and perfect form from every... View Article

Z?ota 44: Less than 6 months to go

Z?ota 44 is due to be opened in less six months and will become Europe´s second tallest building once completed. Arup is working to ensure that the luxury 54-storey skyscraper will be fully functioning as scheduled Located in the centre... View Article

Ancon completes the CE marking of its product portfolio

Stainless steel fixings specialist, Ancon, has completed the CE Marking requirements for its full range of brick support systems, windposts, cavity wall ties, bed joint reinforcement, lintels and tension bar systems, confirming legal compliance with the new EU Construction Products... View Article