The house built on a pension

Thrifty pensioners Vic and Lilian Davidson built their ‘garden’ home in Nottinghamshire for just £28,000, thanks to hard work and the Internet. Words and pictures by Heather Dixon Vic and Lilian Davidson built their house with their own bare hands... View Article

£5m School sports facility receives first class protection

Facadeshield UV, which was developed by the A. Proctor Group to maintain the building fabric behind rainscreen cladding, has been successfully installed as part of an impressive new school sports complex at St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow. Burnet Bell Architects... View Article

Long Rake Spar at National Horse Racing Museum

As market leaders in the supply of dried aggregates for use within resin systems, Long Rake Spar work jointly with the UK’s main resin manufacturers including Addagrip who regularly utilise Long Rake Spar aggregates within their surfacing. The prestigious National... View Article

Under floor air conditioning upsurge in Latvia

AET Flexible Space; in conjunction with their distribution partner in Latvia, Hitex, are delighted to have received orders to supply their under floor air conditioning systems to several major refurbishment projects in Riga.  AET Flexible Space has previously achieved success... View Article

New resort by GM Architects

The Sofitel Tamuda Bay is a luxury five star hotel which will open in June 2016 in M’diq, a town located on the northern coast of Morocco about 20 miles east of Tangier. For Sofitel, the Sofitel Tamuda Bay is the... View Article

AHR wins planning for new ukHO office building

Planning has been approved for the new UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) building at Admiralty Way, Taunton. Designed by AHR, the 11,000 sq m facility will replace existing buildings that are inefficient and expensive to maintain, providing up-to-date technology infrastructure and... View Article

Expona flooring is fashion forward at Handbag Clinic

High design luxury vinyl tile flooring from Polyflor’s Expona Commercial collection was recently chosen as part of a sophisticated and stylish interior design scheme for Handbag Clinic in Islington, London. Handbag Clinic specialises in the care, repair and restoration of... View Article

Tormax opens on mayfair

A tastefully opulent working environment, the Office Space in Town Mayfair serviced offices at 10 Brick Street welcomes staff and visitors into the impressive central atrium with a semi-automatic TORMAX 3-wing revolving door that requires just a gently push from... View Article

ING specifies Formica Group VIVIX® for interior garden revamp

When SP Architecture Engineering was tasked with revamping the courtyard garden in the building offices of ING in Rozas, Madrid, they specified Formica Group’s VIVIX® for the facade. The comprehensive renovation project included a central pond and surrounding 15m² patio... View Article

Opening the doors to an iconic landmark

They call it the vertical pier: the British Airways i360 in Brighton is a jaw-dropping new landmark that combines contemporary glamour with a seaside legacy. And GEZE UK is helping open the doors for millions of visitors to head skywards... View Article