Flotex® Colour: Smart. Innovative. Colourful

Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its Flotex Colour collection with the addition of a new design and format, as well as an array of new colours that are inspired by the moods and illuminating and spectral shades of cities around... View Article

Havwoods set to impress at CDW 2019

International wood flooring brand, Havwoods is excited to be participating in this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, between the 21 – 23 May 2019. Located on Great Sutton Street, the brand’s flagship Clerkenwell showroom is nestled within the city’s iconic creative... View Article

Education framework success for Watson Batty

Watson Batty Architects has announced that it has successfully secured a place on two significant university frameworks for architectural services. After a competitive procurement process Watson Batty is one of just three architecture firms to secure a place with The... View Article

Blog: Competency in Construction

With the construction industry in need of a widespread culture change and a chain of responsibility, who will have responsibility for delivering standards of performance throughout the lifecycle of a building? By looking at both the existing regulatory framework and... View Article

Concrete contrasts

KAAN Architecten’s scientific research building for a new university campus near Paris plays with the contrasts between its no-nonsense concrete forms and the landscaped setting, while also paying attention to users. Roseanne Field reports Situated just outside a national park, 20... View Article

Circular economy

The new gallery building for Milton Keynes is a simple but highly effective tribute to the optimistic spirit of a 1960s New Town, reports James Parker Often architects talk about their projects being site-specific. They are rarely more imbued with... View Article

The Winn Building opens at Eastbourne College

Mr David Winn OBE, chairman of leading corrosion prevention and sealing specialists, Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd, has been recognised for his ongoing support of Eastbourne College with a building on campus named in his honour. The Winn Building is... View Article

Practical points – SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix

How does SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix compare to ply? SterlingOSB Zero can be used for all the same structural applications that plywood can be used for, and as SterlingOSB Zero is made in the UK, the finished board is very competitively... View Article

Marley Alutec launches Elite new roof outlet range

Marley Alutec, the UK’s leading aluminium rainwater system manufacturer, has launched Elite, an innovative multi-purpose flat roof and balcony drainage system that is compatible with all waterproofing membranes and roof build-ups. The launch is supported by the introduction of a... View Article

Luceco’s Celestial lighting at St Enodoc Golf Club

Luceco has recently supplied LED lighting for a general refurbishment at St Enodoc Golf Club, located on the north Cornish coast.  After fully refurbishing the hospitality areas within the club house, the changing areas and Pro Shop were next on... View Article

Considerations for Hand Dryer Selection

Hand dryers are an increasingly common solution to replace or complement paper towels. They eliminate paper towel waste completely, along with the need to manage paper towel inventory. In fact, hand dryers can result in 95 percent cost savings compared... View Article

Metsec wins BIM/Digital Construction Award

Metsec has won the BIM/Digital Construction Award at the Offsite Construction Awards ceremony, held at Futurebuild 2019 at Excel, London. The prestigious award not only underlines Metsec’s commitment to Building Information Modelling but also reinforces the company’s position as one... View Article

Sealing solutions for Stockport Council

Resiblock have combined with Rosgal Ltd to provide sealing solutions for Stockport Council’s Cheadle Corridor Scheme. Resiblock were specified by Stockport Council, and following consultations with Rosgal, Resiblock Resiecco has now been manufactured for site, which has seen both new... View Article

The future is permeable

New legal requirements for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) on developments across Wales apply from January, heralding wider use of concrete block permeable paving. Meanwhile, the trade association Interpave has published the new Edition 7 of its definitive guidance to this... View Article

AET Flexible Space goes down under

Leading provider of underfloor air conditioning systems, AET Flexible Space, has won their first order from Australia, for the supply of their leading underfloor air conditioning equipment for the new build development of the Warilla Library located in the Wollongong... View Article

Grass Concrete hits the roof

Hitting the roof was the obvious next step for Grass Concrete Ltd, a company with proven credentials for environmental construction products. The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures.... View Article

W Zone at King’s Cross given final go ahead

Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) was today (30 April 2019) given the final go ahead by Islington Council on the W Zone. The W Zone, located off York Way and Randell’s Road will comprise three mixed use buildings, known... View Article