An education in multitasking and innovation

The iconic 8,500 square metre former Herman Miller factory on the banks of the Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath has been transformed into a new School of Art and Design for Bath Spa University with the help of some... View Article

Ecodesign Stoves and the Clean Air Strategy

2019 Clean Air Strategy In January 2019 the UK government published its Clean Air Strategy in which it stated that that the “increase in burning solid fuels (wood and coal) in our homes (domestic burning) is having an impact on... View Article

Floor tiles and tiles that look like wood

Explore the different options of floor tiles and how you can achieve the natural look with the tiles that look like wood. Floors are such a primary element that just putting a roof over it can create the primary structure... View Article

New design: Free hanging Solo in textile

Ecophon’s free-hanging sound absorber, Solo, has a new design with an exclusive textile fabric cover. Ecophon now offers a full range of high quality acoustic solutions; including both textile and standard free hanging units. By adding texture and colour, Solo... View Article

Northcot reigns ‘Supreme’ at the Brick Awards

Independent brick manufacturer Northcot Brick is celebrating a hat trick of wins at the prestigious Brick Development Association’s (BDA) Brick Awards. The company scooped the ‘Supreme Award’ for the Dorothy Garrod Building at Newnham College, Cambridge, using a bespoke Newnham... View Article

Luceco lights Tile Cross Academy

Luceco has recently provided LED energy saving lighting for Tile Cross Academy’s new facilities. Tile Cross Academy is part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academies’ Trust (WHMAT), a family of 7 schools, 3 Secondary and 4 Primary, serving the city... View Article

Norbord’s animated about SterlingOSB Zero

Norbord, the leading manufacturer of engineered wood-based panel products for the construction and architectural industry, has developed produced an educational video on the continuous line production process of SterlingOSB Zero. Beginning with timber logs, the video depicts how this raw... View Article

Introducing Frammenti

The latest collection to join CTD Architectural’s growing portfolio of terrazzo-effect tiles, Frammenti offers a truly contemporary twist on the traditional patterned design. Reflecting its roots as a handmade product, the new range of wall and floor porcelain tile designs... View Article

British engineering helps deliver European healthcare first

The most advanced clinical healthcare simulation centre in Europe is assured of a healthy environment for its occupants despite planning constraints and almost half of the building being below ground. The award-winning(*) Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has... View Article