Commercial benefits

Catherine Helliker of Danfloor UK explains the many factors that specifiers must consider when selecting a high-performance commercial carpet The floors of any building, whether commercial or residential, will be the surface that has most impact from footfall as well... View Article

Take command of septic tanks

By January 2020, septic tank installations must be upgraded in line with new regulations. Here, Ann Boardman of Saniflo UK offers some tips to specifiers on how to prepare for the changes Septic tanks are found all over the UK,... View Article

Remaining a sustainable ally

Richard Hall of Reynaers UK explains how glass and glazing systems made from aluminium are helping a variety of specifiers improve sustainability and performance Sustainability is a ‘top-of-mind’ concern nowadays; it permeates all levels of society, from a micro perspective... View Article

Blocks of colour

aLL Design took on a residential project in Docklands to not only add colour, character and sustainability for a mix of residents, but also to solve a spatial efficiency puzzle for the client, as James Parker discovers The practice founded... View Article

The gentle art of conservation

A historic Hong Kong police compound and prison have been restored and developed into a new centre for heritage and arts, in the largest heritage project the area has seen. Gary Sparrow from Purcell explains to Jack Wooler how the... View Article

SureSet’s Spectrum recycled glass paving range

SureSet Permeable Paving have recently sourced a new supplier for their recycled glass, meaning they can now offer an even wider variety of bespoke colours to suit even the wildest playground and creative paving designs. Their new supplier recycles glass... View Article

RCM launches RIBA accredited CPD

RCM are now offering a new RIBA approved CPD which covers a guide to specifying the components required when delivering a through wall solution; with a focus on fire rated solutions. Developed specifically with architects, specifiers, and developers in mind,... View Article

Why destroy perfectly good kitchen cabinets?

If existing cabinets and drawers are undamaged, and a kitchen layout is unchanged, then why not simply replace the doors and worktops at the very least? This is the message from Granite & TREND Transformations with new website granitetransformations.co.uk which... View Article

Metal Technology enhances student living at Capital Quarter Cardiff

Capital Quarter Cardiff student accommodation is a sterling example of premium architecture that is practical without compromising on quality. The project brings together an impressive collection of multi-functional systems from architectural aluminium systems’ company, Metal Technology. Located in the centre... View Article

Launch of functional partitioning website from Style

Leading moveable wall specialist, Style Partitions, has launched a new website aimed at architects, specifiers, contractors and end user clients. www.style-partitions.co.uk The new website features a whole range of benefits including the ability to view case studies by industry sector,... View Article

Style moves into new London partitioning showroom

Style is delighted to announce the opening of its brand new London showroom, showcasing the very latest in moveable wall systems. Conveniently located a short walk from Old Street Tube Station, anyone based in or visiting London can request to... View Article

Perforation in Architecture

RMIG’s CPD Presentation – Perforation in Architecture – covers the company’s City Emotion concept and the perforating process. As well as case studies and Q&A opportunities, the presentation also comprises patterns and materials, applications of perforated products and tailor-made designs. As... View Article

Blog: Designing the optimal agile working environment

Even though every business operates in a different way, in most cases, the commercial office has transformed into a contemporary working environment where employees no longer sit in the same seat for eight hours a day. Instead people are more... View Article

designjunction announces exciting return to King’s Cross

The award-winning designjunction is delighted to announce their return to the spectacular King’s Cross site during the London Design Festival (19 – 22 September 2019). Now in its ninth year, designjunction has proven itself to be the most anticipated exhibition of the Festival,... View Article

Design Engine shortlisted for Architect of the Year Awards

Design Engine have been shortlisted for the Building Design Architect of the Year Awards 2019 in the Education (nursery to 6th form) category. Having been recognised twice before in the higher education category, this is further proof of our continuing success in... View Article

Nathan Anthony promoted to Partner at Lee Evans Partnership

Leading South East architectural and planning practice, Lee Evans Partnership, has promoted senior planning consultant, Nathan Anthony, to the position of Partner. Nathan joined the practice in 2008 following a successful career in local authority planning, and has been instrumental... View Article