A Stannah platform lift future-proofs a new home in Somerset

A first-hand experience by homeowners, Alan and Christine Wiseman Making your home accessible for as long as possible is becoming standard practice in the UK. It’s called future-proofing and it’s practical, efficient and affordable, which is why Alan and Christine... View Article

GEZE doors hit the right note

GEZE’s automatic doors have hit just the right note in the development of a London building which is the new home of Universal Music. Two automatic circular sliding doors create a chart-topping entrance to 4 Pancras Square – one of... View Article

Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article

RENOLIT EXOFOL PX Claystone

RENOLIT EXOFOL PX Claystone is an exciting new development for exterior grade films. The soft clay colour is inherently sophisticated and a particularly versatile neutral shade for new build, period renovations or commercial applications. Importantly, Claystone is enhanced by the... View Article

Marmox Thermoblocks specified for Edinburgh Hotel conversion

A former hotel in the Polwarth area of Scotland’s capital is the subject of a complex conversion and reconfiguration project, where Marmox Thermoblocks have been specified by the project consultants to address the critical floor/wall junction within the new extensions... View Article

PSP Group: Synergy of the Supply Chain

There are numerous supply-chain-related challenges facing the construction industry today, from various points of contact and complex financial protocols to lack of communication and trust. These problems can jeopardise construction schedules through delays and costly overruns. Here, Chairman Heath Hindmarch... View Article

Advanced protects world’s longest sea crossing

Panels from global fire systems leader, Advanced, have been selected to protect the $18.8billion Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge – the longest open-sea fixed link on earth. A network of 31 ExGo gas extinguishant control panels have been installed as part of... View Article

RENOLIT ALKOREN Cubanit Grey Suedette Matt

RENOLIT ALKOREN Cubanit Grey Suedette Matt is a warm colour which is ideal for bathrooms and interior furniture. Finished with the popular Suedette Matt surface it has a distinctive feel with an aesthetically appealing finish. The mocha undertones create a... View Article

Childcare institutions with sound design

The design of spaces for children is intriguing because of the permanent influence it can have on them. A new online theme by Danish acoustic panel manufacturer Troldtekt explores through articles and expert interviews how good acoustics plays its part... View Article

Revolutionary new timber windows for listed properties

High quality timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery has developed an award-winning range of Heritage Windows designed specifically for listed properties and the conservation market. Revolutionary in their design, the new Winston heritage sliding sash and Richmond heritage flush casement windows are... View Article

Mapei’s Keraquick adhesives range

Mapei’s Keraquick range features three versatile and quick-setting adhesives, offering solutions to wall and flooring installation projects with ceramic tiles, natural stone materials, mosaics and porcelain. Fast-track ready Keraquick S1 is the ideal adhesive for bonding to cement-based and calcium... View Article

Great Scotland Yard Hotel – London

The project to transform the former Scotland Yard HQ of the Metropolitan Police into a prestigious five star hotel in London is now complete. The project demanded architectural ironmongery of the highest standards of performance and appearance. Leading Architectural Ironmonger... View Article

Learn how to make tile and stone installations last

Tile and stone are not only beautiful, but also incredibly practical covering materials to choose for your architectural projects. Schlüter-Systems has been providing solutions to protect and finish tile and stone since 1966, with UK offices opening in 1993. This... View Article