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Hull’s C4DI gets innovative with Encasement

Hull’s landmark Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) is using ‘Polyma’ GRP column casings from Encasement to conceal external structural steelwork at the building, which forms the centrepiece of the 2017 European City of Culture’s £15 million @TheDock development. Designed by... View Article

High performance, long life timber cladding

Accoya®, the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified timber cladding – is available from all eight of James Latham’s timber depots. Created from sustainably sourced wood and completely non-toxic, Accoya is a revolution in wood technology. And with TRADA... View Article

How to incorporate glass into your staircase

Glass continues to be a popular material within architectural and interior design. Glass staircases offer a stylish solution while increasing the presence of light creating the idea of a larger space. There are many ways glass can be incorporated into... View Article

Limitless design possibilities with Trimo’s Qbiss One

Trimo, a leading architectural solutions provider, presents Qbiss One; a cost-effective, complete composite panel system insulated with mineral wool. Selected by industry leading names such as Mecanoo and Purcell Architects, Qbiss One is distinguished by its unique rounded corner and... View Article

X-Wood cladding creates superb refurbishment

Freefoam Building Products are proud to release a new case study featuring the PVC foiled X-Wood cladding range. This beautiful property in rural Leicestershire originally featured white wood windows and a wood clad annex. The present homeowners decided to update... View Article

Imperial Bricks shows new brick slip range at 100% Design

From 20-23 September at the Olympia London, Imperial Bricks will showcase its newly expanded range of handmade, wirecut and pressed bricks in imperial and metric sizing at 100% Design. Imperial’s brick slips or ‘brick tiles’ will also be on display,... View Article

Increased demand for renewable building product

Demand for Plaswood is on the increase as specifiers, architects, landscape designers, construction companies and many more realise the benefits of the sustainable, eco-friendly substitute for non-renewable materials such as wood, concrete and steel. Plaswood is strong, durable, waterproof, maintenance-free,... View Article
As part of the ongoing regeneration of Slough town centre, Barnshaws Section Benders has provided curved steel to support The Curve, the new cultural and learning centre: a project delivered by Slough Urban Renewal on behalf of Slough Borough Council. The steel forms part of the building’s façade, which delivers a truly modern aesthetic, intended to uplift the local area. As a result, the building has been awarded ‘Development of the Year 2017’ at the Thames Valley Property Awards.

Barnshaws put The Curve in Slough

As part of the ongoing regeneration of Slough town centre, Barnshaws Section Benders has provided curved steel to support The Curve, the new cultural and learning centre: a project delivered by Slough Urban Renewal on behalf of Slough Borough Council.... View Article
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Intumescent glazing seals

Mann McGowan manufactures a comprehensive range of glazing seals for fire resistance for timber and steel systems. In the event of a fire, the intumescent swells to form a seal within the glazing pocket and also reduces the risk of premature... View Article
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Pilkington Planar™ entices readers to one of USA’s busiest libraries

Project: Elmhurst Public Library, Queens, New York Client: The Queens Library Network Architect: Marpillero Pollak Glazing installer: W&W Glass, LLC Main contractor: Stalco Construction The fundamental role of glass in the built environment is to allow light into spaces while keeping the elements out. But it... View Article
AGC Glass Europe is innovating with a new solar control product: Stopray SilverFlex. This highly reflective solar control glass offers architects and developers the perfect solution in terms of reflection, transparency, solar control and aesthetics.

New high-tech glass for visionary architecture

AGC Glass Europe is innovating with a new solar control product: Stopray SilverFlex. This highly reflective solar control glass offers architects and developers the perfect solution in terms of reflection, transparency, solar control and aesthetics. Two major benefits in one... View Article
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