Healing acoustics

According to healing design principles, superior acoustics in hospitals are recognised as one of the most important factors in their design. This is being proved in an innovative temporary patient room for a major new hospital being built in Copenhagen.... View Article

Modern flooring for historic Spanish city

Flowcrete UK supply durable and decorative flooring solutions for historic Spanish City dining and leisure centre Advanced screeds and attractive resin terrazzo systems were chosen for ‘The Dome’ restaurant Spanish City reopens almost eighteen years after closing to the public... View Article

Haramain High-speed rail greets passengers for Eid

The 450-kilometre high-speed rail link between the major Saudi Arabian cities of Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah and KAEC welcomed passengers for the holy festival of Eid for the first time. The four stations along the route – conceived as gateways to... View Article

Refining resin bound and reducing waste

In early 2018 SureSet UK ltd released their first ‘Resin batching van’. This was a brand new machine that SureSet had created that would enable them to pump and dispense resin on site, direct from the IBC source, with incredible... View Article

UK legislates for net-zero targets by 2050

Jack Pringle, EMEA regional director at global architects Perkins+Will, and Rory O’Hagan, director of Assael Architecture, responsed to the government legislating for net-zero emissions by 2050. Jack Pringle, EMEA regional director at global architects Perkins+Will, said: “The government moving to... View Article

Turn to the toilet to achieve best practice

Public venues can increase their appeal to potential customers by up to 20 per cent, just by changing the toilet. Many of the UK’s 11million disabled people – 20 per cent of the population – need specialist equipment to ‘go’... View Article

Technal specified for Newcastle student living development

Specified for their long-term durability and visual impact advanced aluminium window, curtain walling and door systems, from the Technal brand, have been installed at The Shield, a high-end student accommodation development close to Newcastle city centre on Stoddart Street. Technal... View Article

Efficiency and safety, in synergy

Kevin Belben of water management specialists Cistermiser and Keraflo discusses the evolution of water temperature monitoring systems, and how the Internet of Things can offer the healthcare sector efficiency savings as well as patient safety benefits A tax-funded NHS is... View Article

The future is already here

Architect Paul Mercer discusses how designers and planners can learn from the past, as they contemplate how to adapt to the future of healthcare Recently published, the 2018 Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer is subtitled ‘Health 2040 –... View Article