The Challenge of replacing windows in listed properties

Replacing old wooden single glazed windows in listed or heritage property is always a question of striking the right balance between performance and aesthetics,  Andrew Madge, managing director of Gowercroft Joinery explains The preference of Conservation Officers is usually to... View Article

Under floor air conditioning on display

AET Flexible Space is the leading authority on underfloor air-conditioning  (UfAC™) with over 25 million sq feet of installations worldwide. We shall be demonstrating the Flexible Space System and Benefits on Stand D7 at the London Build Expo Nov 27-28.... View Article

SIMONSWERK at ARCHITECT@WORK 2020

Leading hinge manufacturer SIMONSWERK will be exhibiting at ARCHITECT@WORK at the Old Truman Brewery on 29th-30th January 2020. This internationally successful salon concept is exclusively aimed at architects, interior designers and specifiers. SIMONSWERK will be showcasing on Stand No. 47... View Article

Five things to keep in mind when hiring plant hire services

Whether you are building a home or a business building, at some point in the construction process, you will need equipment. Equipment ranging from bulldozers to ploys are all necessary to successfully complete a construction project. Nevertheless, despite the importance... 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

Case Study Confirms that SuDS Cost Less

The trade association Interpave has published a new case study which demonstrates that sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) – including concrete block permeable paving – should cost less than conventional piped drainage, both initially and in terms of maintenance. Interpave’s new... 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

Innovative Public Housing with Nordic Copper

An exemplar for a new, progressive era of public housing design in London utilises high-quality materials – including Nordic Brown Light copper cladding – as part of its tenure-blind strategy. Branch Place provides the first replacement homes in the second... View Article

Ahead of the curve garage design

A stunning ‘roundhouse’, built as part of a project to renovate and extend a Grade II listed property, provides a new perspective on the design, purpose and visual appeal of an exceptional British garage. The large private family home in... View Article

Making Christmas markets a runaway success

As the British appetite for Christmas markets continues to grow and they increasingly become a fixture in the annual festivities for towns and cities right across the UK, there has never been a better time to invest in the right... View Article

Second FIRA Gold Certification for Salice

Furniture hardware manufacturers, Salice, have achieved a second FIRA Gold Certification, this time for their Silentia+ soft-close hinges. This new certification is in addition to the one held for their Salice series 200 hinges, which was attained in 1990. As... View Article