Dipping has the edge over blasting

If a priceless piece of architecture has not been renovated for over 100 years, how can you clean it thoroughly without losing any of its decorative features? Forget shot blasting and dip it in a tank, says Adrian McMurray, MD... View Article

A window at the seat of learning

As part of the extensive remodelling and improving of schools across the London Borough of Islington, Reynaers aluminium systems have been installed throughout Islington Arts and Media School in a multi-million pound scheme that has turned the school into a... View Article

Housing: Where’s the Plan?

A new book by Kate Barker, being published September 25th. Housing is a fundamental necessity – and yet we have a ‘housing crisis’ in the UK. The housing market has worked well for many people (who have enjoyed the steeply... View Article

James Latham now offering RIBA approved CPDs

James Latham is now offering two CPD (Continuing Professional Development) seminars, one on Acrylic Based Solid Surface and one on Performance Door Blanks. The CPDs, which have both been developed in conjunction with the RIBA, offer a unique opportunity for... View Article

Kingspan introduces guides for Welsh Building Regulations

As part of its on-going commitment to provide customers with the highest level of technical support, Kingspan Insulation has produced guides for the new Approved Documents to Part L of the Building Regulations in Wales. The publications make it easy... View Article

RIBA Certified CPD: Platform Lifts – who needs them?

This is one of the most fun and immersive CPDs you will find as Gartec bring a virtual reality lift experience to your offices. Gartec’s RIBA Certified CPD provides expert knowledge of lifting platforms. Gartec are now taking reservations for... View Article

Freefoam fascia used for dormer feature

Prestigious house builder Shanly Homes has used Freefoam fascia on a new development at Helios Court, Maidenhead. The exclusive apartment block features a double fascia dormer detail using Freefoam roofline products to create an attractive stepped effect beneath the flat... View Article

Gilberts helps deliver ‘first of its kind’ schooling

Pupils and staff at a new £44 million unique school campus will work in a comfortable environment thanks to the innovative ventilation strategy delivered by Gilberts of Blackpool. Inverclyde Council’s 18,000+m² Port Glasgow Community Campus is the first of its... View Article

Open door to learning

As part of its ongoing refurbishment programme, Edinburgh College is fitting HOPPE’s Quick-Fit Plus door handles to its internal doors as the quick, easy and smart alternative to traditionally fitted handles. Architectural Ironmongers West Lothian Hardware introduced the college’s maintenance... View Article

Smart new door closer is clever innovation

A new wire-free, digital fire door closer that uses unique, smart technology to ‘learn’ the sound of a specific fire alarm has been launched by fire technology specialists Geofire. Easily retrofitted to any door, this intelligent wire-free closer learns the... View Article

Lighting up the King’s Road with KNX

The Sloane Stanley Estate, one of the most prestigious landowning estates in Chelsea, owns and manages hundreds of commercial and residential properties. The Estate is proactive in its approach and always puts the needs of its tenants and residents first.... View Article

Metal in architecture showcase

  Foster + Partners has revealed designs for the sustainable new headquarters of RMK in Yekaterinburg, one of the world’s leading producers of copper – the project rethinks the conventional cellular office to set new standards in quality, comfort and... View Article