A vertical STEM

A new science and maths building at Charterhouse school in Surrey provides an appropriately ‘vertical’ form of chimneys and roofs to tie in with the historic architecture on the site, but also one with key functional benefits, as James Parker... View Article

Sontay brings the power to a new generation of sensors

Sontay takes its passion for innovation to the next level with its new Multi-Sensor technology Sontay, the market leading manufacturer of field control devices, has launched a new generation of devices for Air Quality, CO2, CO, Relative Humidity and Temperature... View Article

A guide to reducing ligature risks

A new guide on anti-ligature solutions in mental health and secure sectors is now available to download. A need has arisen for psychiatric wards, high-security units, and prisons to reduce ligature risks, which is currently accounting for 77 per cent... View Article

Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS 8102:2009

Our RIBA-approved Double Point CPD Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS 8102:2009 seminar considers the various challenges faced in structural waterproofing and how to overcome them with the guidance of current Standard, BS8102:2009 (Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground... View Article

RENOLIT EXOFOL PX Claystone

RENOLIT EXOFOL PX Claystone is an exciting new development for exterior grade films. The soft clay colour is inherently sophisticated and a particularly versatile neutral shade for new build, period renovations or commercial applications. Importantly, Claystone is enhanced by the... View Article

Internal steel sliding doors complement high-end design aesthetic

Saving space while providing a contemporary industrial aesthetic, internal steel sliding doors from Steel Window Association members provide solidity without being visually overpowering. The W20 single glazed profiles ensure good sight lines from one area to another, compared to potentially... View Article

New order

Combining a refined masterplan with a three-year conservation project and state-of-the-art gallery additions has restored a former 18th century west London party residence to its former glory. Sébastien Reed talks to lead consultant Jude Harris of Jestico + Whiles Pitzhanger... View Article

New Transition Profiles: Dementia Strips

The specification of dementia friendly flooring transition profiles has become an integral part of interior design considerations in care homes, and places where people living with dementia may reside. Light Reflectance Values (LRVs) of flooring materials are used to measure... View Article

Nittan helps protect iconic city church from fire

Nittan Europe, UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into St Nicholas Church in Bristol. The system was supplied and commissioned by Coomber Fire and Security... View Article