Who are Acoustic GRG Products Ltd?

Acoustic GRG are a specialist UK manufacturer of acoustic products for architectural use, including slatted and perforated acoustic timber, fabric wrapped panels and bespoke designs. Based in Folkestone, UK, Acoustic GRG are exclusive manufacturers of the RPG Diffusor Systems range... View Article

Ecodan prepares for the toughest challenge yet

Mitsubishi Electric has sponsored All Beans No Monkeys, a team of four men who will row the Atlantic later this year when they take part in the Tallisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Deemed to be one of the toughest races on... View Article

Pro-Mec green award donation goes to life-saving Air Ambulance

Leading M&E Contractor, Pro-Mec UK Ltd has recently donated £1,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after receiving an award for its pioneering environmental work as part of Mitsubishi Electric’s ‘Green Gateway Awards’. The Awards were created by Mitsubishi Electric... View Article

Industry reacts to the General Election

netmagmedia looks at the comments throughout the industry in regards to the electoral vote. Rob Oliver, Chief Executive (Construction Equipment Association) – comments as the Election comes to a close: “I think the prospect of some continuity in Government policies... View Article

Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture by Virginia MacLeod and published by Laurence King in July 2015 presents 50 influential examples of timber architecture in precise technical detail. This book provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern timber... View Article

Nittan at FIREX International 2015 Stand G165

Nittan Europe will be exhibiting its comprehensive range of analogue addressable fire safety products at this year’s FIREX International, 16-18th of June at London’s ExCeL. Key products in Nittan’s ranges will be displayed, including Evolution detectors featuring patented, award winning... View Article

Vibration technology to safeguard buildings

Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have developed a technology that can detect cracks in buildings which cannot otherwise be seen to help avert emerging structural damage following catastrophic events. Using the natural frequencies which occur when concrete vibrates, civil engineers... View Article

London Festival of Architecture May highlights

With 69 Partner events, 82 Associated Projects and 62 Open Studios, the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) presents a programme that will put architecture on the map throughout the month of June, celebrating the evolving nature of work and the... View Article

A History of Western Architecture

A History of Western Architecture by David Watkin and published by Laurence King in July 2015 covers the whole history of western architecture from ancient Egypt to the present. This new edition brings the volume up-to-date with a chapter on the dynamic and dramatic architecture... View Article

Sketching for Architecture and Interior Design

Sketching for Architecture and Interior Design by Stephanie Travis and published by Laurence King in July 2015 is an indispensable and practical guide to help students master the art of looking and sketching. The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer generated imagery has become... View Article

IBI Group appoints mental health design lead

IBI Group has appointed Wendy de Silva to head up the organisation’s increasingly successful mental health architectural team. Wendy is rejoining the practice from P+HS having previously been a partner with the IBI acquired Nightingale Associates 18 years ago. With... View Article

New Specification Engineer role at Schöck

Chirag Patel has been appointed to the newly created position of Specification Engineer at Schöck.  In this role, designed to enhance the already extensive technical team support available from the company, Chirag will provide technical guidance and assistance to specifiers,... View Article

Freehand drawing in architecture

Routledge introduces an inspirational new book celebrating the art of freehand drawing. Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape the world around us. Author J. Michael Welton traces... View Article