On The Level

On The Level is one of the only manufacturers in the UK to produce bespoke solutions for concealed wet floor shower trays in any size or shape. The patented Birch ply underfloor shower formers are easy to install and ideally... View Article

Wandsworth residents back Gatwick expansion

A poll of more than 1,500 Wandsworth residents shows the majority now support expansion at Gatwick airport. Of the people questioned, 57 per cent support a new runway at Gatwick compared to 16 per cent who want a new runway... View Article

Georgia Institute of Technology renovates Residence Halls

Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Atlanta and Columbia, S.C., announced ongoing progress of two new higher education housing development projects. The projects include renovation of the historic Glenn and Towers Residence Halls... View Article

‘Changing Places’- what it means

For designers and specifiers of public environments, compliance with latest regulations and guidelines is being simplified, with a new CPD on specific aspects of accessible building design. Under the revised BS8300:2009, most buildings to which the public have access, from... View Article

The Landscape Institute announces Awards shortlist

The Landscape Institute Awards shortlist has been announced – entries include Eastside City Park, Birmingham, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon and Battersea Power Station Pavilion and Pop-Up Park. The Landscape Institute Awards are presented annually to encourage and recognise outstanding examples... View Article

For low energy office solutions keep it simple

The design, construction and operation of low energy buildings should favour a simple ‘fabric first’ approach wherever possible writes, Tom De Saulles, building physicist at The Concrete Centre. Avoid the green wash. For effective long-term sustainability you need to get... View Article

Vortice launches QBK fan

European market leader Vortice has launched its heralded QBK range of ultra quiet ventilation fans suitable for both commercial and industrial applications. Each of the range of six fans is compact, can be used in false ceilings, can be ducted... View Article

GeoMet seating, planters and water features

Add beauty and drama indoors or outdoors with a collection of stylish, colourful, modular furniture. Handcrafted in the UK for contemporary or traditional spaces. Practical seating solutions for work and leisure, suitable for domestic use and public environments.... View Article

Bowled over by design at Gloucester County Cricket Club

Metal Technology curtain walling, window and door products have been installed on a unique development of apartments at Gloucester County Cricket Ground. Designed by architects Stride Treglown and built by Galliford Try for Linden Homes, the scheme of 147 one... View Article

Horstmann plays it cool at Bath brewery

An unusual application of a Horstmann motorised central heating zone valve in an in-house brewery is ensuring the ale lovers of Bath are enjoying their favourite tipple is brewed to perfection. The James Street Brewery situated in the famous Bath... View Article