Sustained support for aluminium glazing systems

Mark Robinson of Sapa Group puts the case for aluminium as one of the most versatile as well as sustainable materials available to specifiers, explaining why the metal is increasingly featuring on the UK’s cutting-edge architectural projects. ‘Chain of custody’... View Article

Reynaers headline sponsor of SFE Facade Awards 2017

A leading aluminium systems company, Reynaers has become a headline sponsor of the Society of Facade Engineering’s FACADE 2017, the established international awards for facade engineering excellence. The competition is designed to recognise, reward and promote excellence in the key disciplines... View Article

Changeable weathering forecast

Ian Sutherland from Benchmark by Kingspan discusses how the use of corten steel can create a facade that will change over time to provide visual interest for years to come. Controlling the interaction between the natural world and the built... View Article

Comment: Metal gutters fit for the future

Carlton Jones of the Metal Gutter Manufacturers Association (MGMA) explains the improvements brought by a new standard for metal guttering in the context of climate change. Extreme weather is now an all-year-round likely occurrence in the UK, ranging from flash... View Article

Imperial Bricks partners Bebbington to offer brick tinting

Imperial Bricks has partnered with Bebbington to sell its masonry colour correction products and offer an on-site brick tinting service. The complementary product will be sold in builders’ merchants nationwide, as well as directly from Imperial Bricks’ Shropshire depot. Bebbington,... View Article

The world’s first Miscanthus bale house

In an idyllic location in West Wales, a house is being built. However, this is no ordinary house. In what is believed to be a world first, its walls are being built out of Miscanthus bales. A collaborative project by... View Article