Ingenious technology reduces digital storage space significantly

With its innovative software VCmaster, Veit Christoph GmbH, a software developer based in Germany, offers unique Hybrid-Technology that combines the benefits of an interactive word-processing software with the advantages of the well-known pdf-technology. “With its inventive Hybrid-Technology VCmaster gives justice... View Article

Architecture Visionaries

Architecture Visionaries by Richard Weston and published by Laurence King in August 2015 presents the story of 20th-century architecture through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the field. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, Architecture Visionaries reveals the impact that 75... View Article

Crown Paints Launches BIM Objects

Crown Paints has added Building Information Modelling (BIM) to its suite of services for specifiers. The new service can be accessed via a link from Crown Paints’ Specification website, or by visiting the paint manufacturer’s profile on the well-recognised National BIM Library... View Article

Summer School shares Austria’s passion for the Passive House

For years, Austria has developed and delivered passive house technology across a wide-range of environments including homes, offices, public buildings, hotels, student accommodation – and even industrial centres. Now, as UK architectural, construction and property professionals seek out more information... View Article

BAL strengthens specification support team

Building Adhesives Ltd, the market-leading manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and ancillary products, has continued to strengthen its specification support team with the appointment of William McLachlan as Business Development Manager. William will work with architects, designers and specifiers... View Article

Atkins appoints Richard Cross as first chief digital officer

Atkins’ chief information officer, Richard Cross, has been given additional responsibility as chief digital officer to lead the development and integration of new and emerging technologies across the organisation and to help develop technology solutions for clients. The company is... View Article

What Is Architecture? and 100 other questions

What is Architecture? by Rasmus Waern and Gert Wingårdh and published by Laurence King in August 2015 explores the theory of architecture in 101 What is Architecture? is an entertaining and informative book that will take you on a beguiling tour through the... View Article

Hamilton Litestat Joins British Institute of Interior Design

Hamilton Litestat was officially welcomed at May Design Series into the ranks of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) as an ‘Industry Partner’. Rex Liddiard, Marketing & Events Executive at the BIID met with Gavin Williams, Hamilton’s Marketing Manager... View Article

Long Rake Spar acquired new dock site

Leading decorative aggregate supplier, Long Rake Spar have acquired a new dock and storage facility site Rye, Kent. The new 20 acre location offers unparalleled logistical efficiency, giving customers in the South East and London the opportunity to source products... View Article

CAB State of the Market Survey Q4, 2014

The latest CAB State of the Market figures for Q4, 2014 continued to highlight a positive long term outlook for the aluminium in building sector despite rising cost factors with 89 per cent net balance of companies expecting a rise in... View Article

Healthcare high on the agenda with Gerflor

The evolution of flooring at medical facilities is progressing at a phenomenal rate as the number of acute-care and specialty hospitals has increased in the UK and Ireland. As a true healthcare multi-specialist Gerflor has evolved to become an expert... View Article