VMZINC from Napoleon to the Stirling Prize

Episode 33 of the Building Insights podcast is out now! This week’s episode of the Building Insights podcast is brought to you in association with VMZINC. James Parker, editor of Architects’ Datafile, speaks to Jonathan Lowy, operational marketing manager at... View Article

The science behind good acoustics

The new workspace at AstraZeneca UK’s head office in Kings Cross, London has been designed by Ekho Studio and spans over 21,000 square feet across two floors. The company wanted to use its new King’s Cross HQ to drive collaboration... View Article

Marmox ‘goes round the houses’ at Futurebuild

Visitors to this spring’s FutureBuild exhibition (London ExCel 5th-7th March) were drawn to the Marmox stand D26 by a diverse mix of products – new and well established – offering a variety of technical benefits and even aesthetic appeal, to... View Article

Future proof your bathroom with Schlüter-Systems

David Naylor, Schlüter-Systems’ Head of Marketing, explains how Schlüter is helping in the creation of waterproof, long-lasting bathrooms. Schlüter-Systems is well known as an expert when it comes to creating long-lasting bathrooms. Past shortcomings in the design of both new-build... View Article

Making acoustics work at the office

Tintagel House, located on the Albert Embankment in Vauxhall has had a dramatic makeover thanks to the interior design by Universal Design Studio and architects Stanton Williams. A former Police station for over 50 years and home to the flying... View Article

SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus selected for cathedral contract

A Suffolk-based scaffolding and flat roofing specialist has chosen SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus from West Fraser for the hoardings around repair works at the St Edmundsbury Cathedral site in Bury St Edmunds. Pro-Flat Specialist Services serves clients across much of East Anglia in the domestic, commercial and specialised... View Article

Perfectly prepared with SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus

West Fraser has introduced a new ready-primed version of industry-leading SterlingOSB Zero board which has been created for, site security and hoardings, barriers/screening, temporary public walkways, and the boarding up of damaged buildings, signage, interior screening, shop fitting/retail, displays promotions,... View Article

New Marmox Fireboard offers ideal EWI and IWI substrate

Building on the broad benefits of its widely specified Multiboard, insulation manufacturer Marmox introduced in January a highly versatile Fireboard into its range for both internal and external wall insulation (IWI/EWI) applications. The Marmox Stone Wool based product shares the... View Article

12mm Magply boards ensure sustainable SIPS panel passes fire test

IPP Ltd.’s widely specified Magply Boards have been successfully employed by the Surrey based manufacturer of an innovative new Structural Insulated Panel – or Bio-SIP™ system – in order to achieve compliance with EN-1365-1 and demonstrate the environmentally produced solution... View Article

Wykamol launches ultra-thin ISO-THERM retrofit insulation

Wykamol has launched an innovative, patented textile-based thermal wall insulation which is ideal for creating dry and warm walls, primarily in retrofit situations, with the potential to save energy and protect properties from penetrating damp. ISO-THERM is an ultra-thin –... View Article

The quietest member of the West Fraser family

What is the best sound-reducing floorboard range on the market? CaberAcoustic from West Fraser is a highly versatile, effective and economical sound-reducing flooring solution. Reducing both impact and airborne transmitted sounds, it can be laid over concrete and timber floors... View Article