Brick problems solved for architects at Materials 2017

Experts on Imperial Bricks’ stand 3/4 at Materials 2017 will help architects, specifiers and developers choose the right bricks for renovation, extension and new build. The Materials show is on 25th-26th April at the ILEC Conference Centre, London. Imperial Bricks... View Article

UCL School of Management

Armourcoat polished plaster has been specified for the UCL (University College London) School of Management at its new space on 38th floor of the iconic One Canada Square, Canary Wharf in London. The unique space, designed by leading architects Levitt... View Article

Park Regis Birmingham and Rofuto

Park Regis Birmingham, part of the StayWell hospitality Group, is a brand new upscale four-star luxury hotel with 253 well-appointed guest rooms in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre on Broad Street. The hotel offers a modern and contemporary ambience... View Article

Armourcoat Acoustic creates a calm and inviting environment

Decorative specialists Armourcoat have introduced a new Acoustic Plaster system designed to optimize the acoustics of interior spaces. From large theatre halls, offices, classrooms, hotel receptions and private residences the use of hard sound reflective surfaces such as glass, wood... View Article

Understanding laminated glass

Structural applications are one of the glazing areas offering the greatest added value for glass processors, but it is important to avoid improvisation and risks according to Michel Palumbo and Maria Teresa Mazzucchelli, glass safety service designers for Vetrostrutturale. Sometimes, glass designers and processors focus too heavily on... View Article

Modular Construction: The Future for Housing?

Liz Brown, Associate at Pozzoni Architecture, considers whether modular construction can provide a solution for the UK housing crisis. Our broken housing market is one of the greatest barriers to progress in Britain today. “Whether buying or renting, the fact is, that housing... View Article

Materials 2017: what’s inside?

Innovators in material specification highlight their influential ideas for the conference Influential individuals and featured speakers scheduled for the Materials 2017 conference have shared their seminar topics, which include major developments in the use of structural glass, and the alternative... View Article

Exemplary public realm with concrete

Shortlisted for the 2016 Stirling Prize, Trafalgar Place near London’s Elephant and Castle provides an exemplar for high density development and the exceptional public realm that helps define the project, featured in an important new case study from the trade... View Article

Winners of the BREEAM Awards 2017 announced

BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2017, the world’s leading sustainability rating scheme, at a gala event held last night at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square. The must-attend night of the year for built environment... View Article