In the Safest Hands – the new Optitherm from HORNE

The year following its launch to market, the Optitherm thermostatic clinical handwashing tap from Horne won the coveted Building Better Healthcare (BBH) Award (Best Interiors Product). A modular unit, it is a combined thermostatic mixing valve, a warm water tap... View Article

Case Study: The Gilbert & One Lackington, London

Designed as a private members club, in 1930, by Frederick Gould and Giles Gilbert Scott, designer of the iconic British red telephone box, Citygate House has been lovingly restored to its former glory and returned to its original name, The... View Article

Bridge the thermal gap

Improving the thermal performance of building envelopes has become increasingly  important, and designers need to be aware of how significantly thermal bridges can compromise the value of insulation, says Simon Hill of Schöck A thermal bridge is a localised area of... View Article

Live online spiral and helical staircase CPD

LISTEN HERE 🔊 With over 30 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of spiral, helical and cantilever staircases, Spiral UK’s expertise is well placed to offer bespoke staircase CPD.    Sessions are normally 30-40 minutes depending on questions... View Article

Magply gains coveted BBA Certification

Magply magnesium oxysulfate (MOS) boards have recently undergone a stringent testing programme by the British Board of Agrément (BBA), which helps clients validate their processes and mitigate risk offering greater confidence for specifiers of the products tested. After a painstaking... View Article

Sparrow Farm, Feltham

Sparrow Farm Drive completion brings boost to affordable housing & community space in Hounslow A key regeneration project to increase the number of affordable homes and community space in London Borough Hounslow has been completed. Sparrow Farm Drive in Feltham... View Article

Resiblock is the standard for Hampshire County Council

Resiblock have been specified by Hampshire County Council as part of remedial works to Houghton Avenue Carriageway, with the Council stating that sealing with Resiblock would bring to project to the ‘adoption standards for Hampshire County Council.’ Hampshire County Council... View Article

Sound advice for educational settings

Nigel Watkins of Rockfon shares some thoughts and guidance on specifying acoustic ceiling and wall solutions to help create the ideal conditions for successful study Schools and places for education are no longer where students simply sit in rows in... View Article

Enabling multi-purpose sustainable schemes

Enabling green and blue into the existing infrastructure is often overlooked. Deemed impossible or expensive. Retrofitting, however, is possible and has the potential to deliver excellent results across the sustainability agenda. How we work with you We work with a... View Article

Kaldewei bathroom solutions – introducing Whirl systems

Kaldewei Whirl systems combine top quality, state-of-the-art bathroom design with the joy of a luxurious private spa, offering intensive massage, a gentle caress or floating weightless in the water. Installed in Kaldewei steel enamel bathtubs, these systems impress with their... View Article

Tiles for any type of pool with Aquatechnica

With solutions for competition, spa and health clubs, residential and outdoor pools, Aquatechnica™ system-based tiles are now available exclusively through Parkside Architectural Tiles & Strata Technical Tiles. For tile solutions for swimming pools turn to Aquatechnica™, a system-based approach that... View Article

Blue Sky thinking transforms disused barn

Blue Sky Barn is a fascinating conversion of a disused barn into a four-bedroom family home. Situated on a farm in England’s Norfolk, architects 31/44 have used form and materials to preserve the memory of the original agricultural structure in... View Article

Do you know Lecico Bathrooms?

Lecico Bathrooms are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bathrooms and washroom products. Lecico manufactures a range of internationally certified sanitaryware products sold under Atlas Trade, Atlas Pro and Design Series brands. The Atlas Pro product range provides a... View Article