Levolux minds the gaps at Blackfriars

London’s Blackfriars Station has been transformed as part of Network Rail’s Thameslink Programme. As part of this, the station now boasts a new northern entrance, which is equipped with an external Solar Shading solution, from Levolux. The station, which first... View Article

From design to completion with ITW Construction Products

ITW Construction Products, a leading manufacturer of fixing, fastening and drilling systems for wood, steel and concrete applications and ITW Industry, specialists in software, components, fasteners and equipment for the timber construction industry, are pleased to announce that from September... View Article

Decseal provides police protection in Leeds

A car park built as part of a new £34m police station in Leeds has been structurally protected using Stirling Lloyd’s dual function Decseal waterproofing and anti-skid system. Some 4,182 sq. metre of the advanced resin-based Decseal system has been applied throughout... View Article

Synseal’s warmcore launch delivers true innovation

Synseal is proud to introduce WarmCore, an innovative aluminium folding sliding door system which incorporates a radically different product design approach to create a new high performance fenestration framing solution: “warm aluminium”. Totally designed from scratch starting with a clean... View Article

Eurostove turn home heating into a spectacular feature

The fabulous Mallorca free-standing wood-burning fireplace from Eurostove is a feature addition to any modern home interior – especially with an open plan layout. Manufactured by the renowned Spanish company, Hergom, the Mallorca is one of their latest design innovations,... View Article

Wallbarn ASP adjustable paving pedestals

Adjustable pedestals from Wallbarn are the fast, clean, effective way to construct paved areas onto structural decks. Level paved areas can be constructed onto built-to-fall decks in a suspended system. Instead of bedding slabs into mortar, ASP pedestals lift the... View Article

Ductwork revolution for AG Barr

Cosaf, inventors of GatorDuct, the world’s most advanced ductwork system, has just produced and installed a unique bespoke air distribution system for soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr, in the production hall at its manufacturing plant in Milton Keynes. The ducts... View Article

Extra fire safety meets design with ROCKPANEL® facades

Reducing the risk from fire is an increasingly important issue in the building industry. The new advanced features of the FS-Xtra grade from ROCKPANEL bring a fresh dimension to facade cladding design; combining high levels of fire safety with the... View Article

To clad or not to clad? That is the question

NVELOPE NV1 vertical cladding support systems have been installed on a newly refurbished apartment block in Hackney to provide an attractive external envelope that regenerates the area. Shakespeare House has been transformed from a low quality housing block into eighteen... View Article

Cembrit clads sustainable homes

Cembrit Metro cladding has been installed on a mixed use development in the heart of Camden, London to provide a decorative finish to complement the surrounding brickwork. Approximately 500m2 of Stockholm cladding has contributed to the building achieving an accredited... View Article

Door closer is good for health

Powermatic concealed door closers are becoming increasingly popular with specifiers, estates managers and clinicians throughout the healthcare sector thanks to the many health, safety and hygiene benefits that they deliver. Totally concealed when the door is closed, Powermatic offers few... View Article

Liberty Style: the story of a British institution

How Arthur Liberty shaped British and international taste in glass and metalwork, furniture, ceramics, fashion and textiles, and brought together generations of great designers. Covers various phases of artistic taste, from the Aesthetic to the Arts and Crafts, from Art... View Article

Infrastructure: the battleground of the 21st century?

One of the most radical books on urbanism for decades, Keller Easterling’s landmark Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space examines a new definition of “infrastructure:” it is not only the literal underground pipes and wires that run big cities, but... View Article