Luceco illuminates Manchester Royal Infirmary

Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) can claim many medical breakthroughs and can also boast pioneering energy efficient lighting throughout their estate. Luceco, A C Electrical (North) Ltd and the Estates and Facilities Directorate at the MRI have worked together to reduce... View Article

Better Insulation Can Help Prevent Climate Catastrophe.

A new study highlights the contribution better insulation can make to slowing the effects of global warming. ADF magazine takes a look. According to a recent study by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , without urgent worldwide action to... View Article

Architect@work opens doors for Latham

James Latham will be exhibiting for the first time at Architect@work UK in London. The two-day event takes place on 30th and 31st January 2019 at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch – an area which is home to more architects per square... View Article

Reynaers UK appoints Richard Hall as Managing Director

Aluminium systems supplier Reynaers, has announced the appointment of Richard Hall to the position of Managing Director for the UK subsidiary of the business. He will oversee the continued growth of Reynaers as it expands its trade and retail offerings... View Article

Striving for continuous industry improvements

Throughout 2018 DELTA MEMBRANE SYSTEMS LIMITED invested in technologies which continues to lead the field in innovations within the waterproofing sector. Our range of Waterproofing, Damp Proofing and Ground Gas Protection Solutions offer Specifiers, Architects, Constructors, Civil Engineers and home owners... View Article

Still at its best, Johnson & Starley warm air heating

Johnson & Starley’s WarmCair condensing warm air heating range is suitable for a wide range of applications including private residential and social housing as well as smaller commercial applications such as schools, sports facilities, nursing homes and community centres. With... View Article

Discover the unique slimness in steel at BAU 2019

Thermally insulated windows and fixed glazing with an unparalleled slim line facing width of 55 mm (window/overlapping casements) and 23 mm for glazing become a reality with the new forster unico XS profile system. Filigree sash bars and slim line... View Article

Awash with beauty

Neolith® places cleanliness next to good design in bathrooms Traditionally a functional space, the role of the bathroom has extended to include personal sanctuary, encouraging relaxation and tranquillity. Neolith®, a market-leading brand of Sintered Stone, achieves a balance between the... View Article

Get in the frame

Steve Griffiths of Taylor Lane Timber Frame discusses why working closely with timber frame manufacturers is going to be of benefit to any architect If I had to give just one tip for architects considering timber frame construction, it would... View Article

Why UFH is still a hot topic

The UK’s underfloor heating (UFH) market continues to warm up – Nigel Sanger of JG Speedfit explores what architects and specifiers need to consider when specifying UFH systems UFH is no longer just the prerogative of the wealthy. Its increasing... View Article

Taking the right steps to combat fire

Premier Loft ladders’ growing range of fire rated loft ladders offer the benefits of increased warmth retention and safe access, while offering up to 120 minutes of fire protection. 2018 marks the company’s 15th anniversary, which has included the release... View Article

Hauraton channels installed at Oldham Academy North

The new Oldham Academy North, designed by architectural practice Aedas Architects, is a spacious and colourful three storey building set in sensitively landscaped grounds. With the site being quite flat, and the building surrounded by paved and asphalted surfaces, it... View Article

Resiblock as safe as houses for Pennyfarthing Homes

Resiblock and Pennyfarthing Homes have combined to ensure the protection and stabilisation of paving and roadways at the new Alexandra Meadows development in Hampshire. Following testing by site engineers WSP, Resiblock ‘22’ was approved to be used at Alexandra Meadows... View Article

Pocketing space efficiencies

Stephanie Lee of P C Henderson takes a look at how increasingly space-constrained builds are driving the trend in pocket doors, and discusses their key benefits and what to look for when specifying such systems As the number of first... View Article

Funding Options for Flat Roof Solar PV

A school’s flat roof offers the ideal space for a PV array as the unobstructed area enables maximum exposure to sunlight, optimising energy generation. Solar panels on a flat roof are out of site, simple to install and maintain and... View Article