Raising the standard

BAL – market leaders for full tiling solutions – are revolutionising the standard-set category with new adhesive technology; BAL Flex One. Fixers always want to finish an installation as quickly as possible. Often rapid-setting adhesives are preferred to ensure grouting... View Article

Lightweight Grassroof alternative

The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures. Grassroof® can be used as an extensive or simple-intensive paving layer, or as a base layer for intensive roof designs. Grassroof... View Article

Saniflo launches Kinedo Kinespace shower enclosures

The new Kinedo Kinepsace range of elegant and discrete shower cubicles from Saniflo UK is designed to make fitting shower enclosures swift and easy, while delivering a high-quality product with a 10-year warranty. Available in four sizes, chrome profiles feature... View Article

Nobiskrug luxury yachts setting new standards

Nobiskrug luxury yachts are among the most innovative vessels in the world. Take a closer look at Sailing Yacht A – the world’s largest sailing yacht. The iconic Sailing Yacht A was delivered in 2017 by the German shipyard Nobiskrug.... View Article

Government steps in to fund ACM cladding remediation

The Ministry of Housing is to inject £200m to speed the removal and replacement of aluminium composite cladding (ACM) from nearly 170 privately owned high-rise buildings, following delays in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. The Government announced that... View Article

Three is the magic number for new modular housing scheme

An innovative combination of three reflective, low emissivity wall construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a flagship affordable housing scheme in Swansea on behalf of Gwalia Housing / Pobl Group, delivering thermal... View Article

Specifying pocket doors

Our RIBA accredited CPD seminar Pocket Doors: The Future of Doors outlines the different construction and type of pocket doors that are on the market. It shows the different variations and styles of pocket door including those that require finishing... View Article

Putting students’ safety first

David Hoyle of Hoyles Electronic Developments discusses the fire risks in student accommodation, as well the possible solutions including combatting false alarms The last thing students off to university will be thinking of is fire safety. Shared accommodation such as university... View Article

Decking decisions

Laura Keily of Accsys Group summarises three of the most common materials when planning an outdoor deck and discusses some of the factors that need to be taken into consideration when choosing your preferred route In January 2019, the Global... View Article

Maximising daylight with Roofglaze

Roofglaze offers everything that you need to bring natural daylight into your home and living spaces. Their market-leading range of Flatglass rooflights can be used to illuminate and ventilate areas that would otherwise be dark and dingy. They can also... View Article

PRP appointed to design outline planning for Pydar

Leading UK architecture firm PRP has been appointed by Cornwall Council to design the outline planning proposal for the regeneration of the Pydar neighbourhood in Truro. The ambitious redevelopment is one of the council’s most significant projects within its investment... View Article