Door closer enhances fire safety in high-rise buildings

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats and apartments. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet the... View Article

The Future of CLT Construction

Buildings are the sum of many parts and we need a full portfolio of materials to achieve the best outcomes in terms of, performance, sustainability, safety, durability, efficiency and cost. Since the new Building Regulations came into force on 21... View Article

TeknosPro injects new life into beautiful farmhouse

An 18th Century farmhouse based in Chobham, Surrey, has enjoyed a living room space and kitchen revamp with TeknosPro. Nick Sammut, a professional painter and decorator from Surrey based Rushmoor Painting & Decorating, who had previously spruced up the farmhouse’s... View Article

Dakea provides ultimate solutions for architects home

When David Proctor of dPArchitects NW required a roof window that could significantly reduce noise and provide low U-values, he opted for Dakea’s Ultima roof window.  Owner of dPArchitects NW Ltd., David Proctor has over 20 years of experience in... View Article

CaberAcoustic trusted brand of choice

When Sitek Engineering expanded the office space at its Norwich headquarters, it found that the sound of people walking in the extra workspaces built on a mezzanine floor made of chipboard was disturbing employees in the offices below. Needing a solution, Sitek... View Article

Big Foot Supplies Custom Support for Acoustic Screening

Big Foot Systems has supplied custom support for acoustic screening on the rooftop of a mixed-use development of luxury flats, offices and retail outlets at Hatton Wall in Holborn, London. The acoustic screening surrounds a group of condensers and associated plant... View Article

Roofglaze provides daylighting for new Cambridge Mosque

Roofglaze were selected by London Eye architects Marks Barfield and main contractor Gilbert Ashe to design, manufacture and install 63 bespoke Flatglass rooflights for this outstanding project. These rooflights provide nearly 300m2 of natural daylight to the building year-round, increasing... View Article

STO products help restore Spanish City to it former glory

A century-old landmark building in the north east has undergone extensive refurbishment using a portfolio of products provided by Sto. The Spanish City building in Whitley Bay has benefitted from the use of Sto’s external wall insulation, finishing render and... View Article

dormakaba launches new stylish security solution

Stylish with intuitive access control, the new Argus range from dormakaba is a contemporarily designed barrier system that allows fluid movement whilst providing a first line of access security. The Argus range is the ultimate combination of efficient functionality and sleek... View Article

Lidl Headquarters

German discount supermarket chain, Lidl, has built a brand new headquarters on a 4.6ha area with a gross floor area of 130,000m2 in Heilbronn, Germany. The project involved the construction of an office building, meeting rooms, a reception facility, cafeteria,... View Article

Double award win for Sika Sarnafil projects at SPRA awards 2019

Market-leading single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and two of its Registered Contractors have triumphed at this year’s Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Awards. The awards, which recognise best practice within the single ply roofing industry, saw Exeter-based Progressive Systems Ltd take home... View Article

Added protection where needed from Crittall MW40

Crittall’s Corporate MW40 steel windows can be specified where superior air, wind or water resistance and greater sound attenuation are required. Offering the same high-quality appearance as the company’s successful Corporate W20 range the MW40 variant can accept glass up... View Article