Changing places with Pressalit Care nursing benches

When designing bathrooms to be accessible to all, such as in Changing Places facilities, school hygiene rooms or care homes, Pressalit Care’s range of nursing benches goes above and beyond the standards required to provide the flexibility required in such... View Article

Horne Engineering’s Duŝo sport shower column

So pleased is Dundee City Council with the recent shower and changing room refurbishment at its Ardler Complex that the new design now becomes the blue-print for similar planned refurbishments across the city. The Duŝo sport shower column, designed and... View Article

Heritage Roofing Register – a helping hand for architects

A unique register of heritage roofing specialists is providing much needed help and assurance for architects and specifiers when working on heritage projects. The Register is the brainchild of the UK’s largest roofing trade association, the National Federation of Roofing... View Article

Sika sets new trends in decorative flooring

Sika is helping UK architects and interior designers to achieve greater design freedom with the introduction of its seamless Decorative and Comfort Floor ranges. The result of 40 years’ flooring expertise, Sika’s high performance epoxy and polyurethane resin flooring systems... View Article

New specification tools from Knauf Marmorit

A brand new suite of literature, updated CAD details and Building Information Modelling (BIM) drawings are now available to download from the website of render and external wall insulation systems (EWI) manufacturer Knauf Marmorit. The new literature system comprises 15... View Article

Knauf Marmorit EWI System meets school’s performance targets

New buildings at the IES Breckland free school in Brandon, Suffolk, have benefitted from the exceptional thermal performance of Knauf Marmorit’s Warm Wall Energy external wall insulation system (EWI). The system also contributed to essential speed of construction and provided... View Article

The Supreme stairway from Premier Loft Ladders

The Premier Loft Ladders Supreme stairway with a wooden hatchbox and trapdoor – electrical operation These are bespoke ready to fit units made to suit the Customer’s specifications, though minimum opening hatch opening lengths and widths apply. The stairway is... View Article

The value of timber composite cladding

Stuart Burns, Director at Dura Composites, looks at a real life case study where composite timber cladding has been used to renovate the look of an older office and factory building. Deciding on a look for a new build or... View Article

Zaha Hadid Design: Salone del Mobile 2014 review

Tela Shelving for CITCO Tela is a shelving system characterised by an interesting dichotomy: the solidity of the black granite of which it is composed seemingly dissipates with the elongated cantilevers. At the centre of the configuration, its structural core,... View Article

Award-winning taps for NSGH

Horne Engineering’s Building Better Healthcare award-winning Optitherm thermostatic tap (Best Interiors Product 2008) and the TSV1-3 surface mounted shower panel have been selected for the New South Glasgow Hospitals Project currently under construction by Principal Contractor Brookfield Multiplex for NHS... View Article

Talis UK announces new growth plans

Talis UK, the UK valve, meterbox and water fitting specialists, has announced ambitious new plans to see it become the leading supplier in the industry. With new investment, a new management team and new offices, Talis UK is predicting a... View Article

Ready to use veneered panels from James Latham

The UK’s biggest independent timber and panel products distributor, James Latham, is now offering Shinnoki 2.0, a range of ready to use veneered panels that are supplied already stained and lacquered, requiring no further finishing. With Shinnoki, the veneer is applied to an... View Article