Vent-Axia urges filter-check on Clean Air Day 2019

Sussex-based Vent-Axia, a leading British ventilation manufacturer, is urging households to check their ventilation filters for Clean Air Day on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Clean Air Day is co-ordinated by environmental charity Global Action Plan and aims to raise awareness of... View Article

People and partnerships

The world leader in the production and distribution of slate, CUPA PIZARRAS prides itself on building positive relationships with clients. Creative collaboration and communication are integral parts of CUPA PIZARRAS’ success, and People and Partnerships is the latest video that showcases... View Article

Heritage hotel is worthy winner

The largest hospitality project ever undertaken in Ireland has scooped a prestigious ‘Winner of Winners’ award sponsored by GEZE UK. Adare Manor, a neo Gothic ‘architectural masterpiece’, in County Limerick, took the top category at the AI Specification Awards 2019... View Article

To be or not to be OSB?

For those specifiers who have contemplated using SterlingOSB Zero for a new project, Norbord has produced a CPD video presentation which highlights the features and benefits of the popular, versatile board. There are variants available and applications include roofing, timber... View Article

Farrells are making the ordinary ‘extraordinary’

Lyons Place, Westminster Lyons Place on the Edgware Road references the areas Art Deco character, creating a landmark scheme that is in tune with the culture and context of its location. Delivered with a complete architectural and interior design service,... View Article

Glendyne restores historic chapel to former glory

Cembrit Glendyne natural slates have been specified and installed on a unique renovation project for the Historic Hampshire landmark, Netley Chapel, which saw the local community contributing financially to the restoration project. Before slating began, the public were invited to... View Article

CTBUH presents Five Minutes with William Pedersen

William Pedersen is the founding design partner of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which he started with A. Eugene Kohn and Sheldon Fox in 1974. Pedersen sat down with CTBUH to discuss his vision for the iconic Shanghai World Financial Center,... View Article

Norway to build world’s tallest timber building

Currently under construction on the edge of a lake in the small town of Brumunddal, an hour and a half’s drive north of Oslo, Mjøstårnet is claimed to be the world’s tallest timber building yet. Spanning 18 floors, the building... View Article

Is your building ready for winter?

As part of its commitment to winter safety and the provision of simply installed, energy efficient heat tracing products, Raychem has launched five videos to guide users through a number of common winter issues that can be easily overcome by... View Article

Peak performance from Sadolin Beautiflex

Now the weather has turned, opportunities for outdoor woodcare tend to reduce – but a new video from Sadolin shows that such projects can still be undertaken, even as temperatures drop. Last year, cameras recorded Sadolin’s high performance product Beautiflex®... View Article

New device will shatter current earthquake-proofing practice

Engineers at Heriot-Watt University have designed a ‘sacrificial device’ for buildings that will absorb the impact of earthquakes or blasts, preventing collapse and reducing the damage and residual drifts that can render buildings uninhabitable. Current European ‘earthquake-proof’ buildings were designed... View Article