SIGA Slate specified to replicate local slate

Exclusively chosen to replicate slate that was once quarried locally in North Wales, SIGA slate has been used to adorn Cwrt Gloddaeth – a private residential retirement new build development in Llandudno which is adjacent to Snowdonia National Park. Specified by architects,... View Article

Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client

Sir John Soane’s Museum presents Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client, an exhibition exploring the delicate, complex and sometimes difficult relationship between clients and architects, charting the development of the architectural profession from Elizabethan to Victorian times. Analysing... View Article

Edinburgh housing development receives top marks

An Edinburgh housing development has received an excellent rating from the nationwide construction awards body. Pennywell Living development – which is currently under construction by Urban Union who were appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council – received an overall... View Article

Craven Dunnill’s new hexagon tiles on trend for 2015

The hexagon is predicted to become a popular style trend during 2015 for both wall and floor tiles. The six-sided shape is starting to appear in decorative patterns, as wall mosaics and individual floor tiles. Reflecting this trend, Craven Dunnill... View Article

Shortlists for BREEAM Awards 2015 announced

The Shortlists have been announced for the BREEAM Awards 2015, the winners of which will be announced at a gala dinner at the London Marriot Hotel in Grosvenor Square on 3 March 2015. Drawn from highest scoring buildings in 2014... View Article

Timoleon Systems warm Palmerston Fort

The famous Palmerston Forts arranged along the South Coast of England were built to be solid enough to resist invasion by Napoleonic forces, but the resulting thermal mass and exposed locations make them very hard to heat. It is, however,... View Article

It’s time to come together!

Cottage Craft Spirals has been rebranded as ‘British Spirals and Castings’ following the decision to merge the three existing brands of Cottage Craft Spirals, Tilley’s London Castings and Milton Aluminium Castings. Established in 1980, the family run business has built... View Article

Endurance solid & secure composite doors from Rocal

Rocal, the manufacturer of UK-made solid core composite doors is predicting a growth in sales of its Endurance Solid & Secure range in 2015 and is introducing a number of customer support initiatives to help the process along. Rocal enter... View Article

Building Design’s 2015 World Architecture 100 revealed today

Building Design’s highly anticipated World Architecture 100 global rankings of architectural firms has been released today, encompassing data from the world’s largest survey of architectural companies, making it the definitive guide of ‘who’s who’ in the architectural world. The WA100... View Article

Surface Design Show 2015 – Helen Berresford Key Note Speaker

Returning to London’s Business Design Centre between 10 – 12 February 2015, Surface Design Show provides the perfect opportunity to see, touch and explore the latest surfaces for the built environment. With an 80% increase in exhibitor uptake the breadth of new product to find in 2015 will be astounding. Accompanied by a packed programme of inspiring events, come and discover new ideas and products to incorporate within your building projects. Part of the outstanding success of the Show is the commitment to recognising excellence with the Surface Design Awards. Architect Helen Berresford, Head of ID:SR, Sheppard Robson’s award-­‐winning interior design group will present the awards and give the... View Article