Kawneer launches THE architects guide to aluminium in building

A new specification guide to its portfolio of architectural aluminium glazing systems has been published by Kawneer. THE architect’s guide to aluminium in building has been launched by leading UK manufacturer of designer glazing systems Kawneer. The ultimate specification guide... View Article

EeStairs unveils revolutionary new grooveEe glass balustrade system

International staircase and glass balustrade specialists, EeStairs – has launched grooveEe, an innovative new concrete balcony and glass balustrade system. Revolutionising the delivery of concrete balconies guarded by balustrades, the grooveEe system does not require metal fixings –resulting in unobstructed... View Article

Neaco decking chosen for another landmark bridge

Neaco’s aluminium decking has been specified for another landmark bridge project at Bécon-les-Bruyères train station which forms part of the extensive redevelopment of the Zac des Bruyeres Courbevoie in Paris. The striking new footbridge is the key feature of first... View Article

Crittall proves popular at Poplar

Crittall steel windows provided the original fenestration in the art deco Poplar public baths when they were built in 1934 in London’s East End. And weather-tight, energy efficient Crittall products were the ideal replacement when the Grade II listed building... View Article

Panels a sound feature of refurbished airport building

Sheffield-based Panel Systems, a leading manufacturer of decorative and composite panels, has recently supplied aluminium faced Aluglaze panels in metallic silver for London City Airport’s Terminal Building refurbishment. Panel Systems manufactured 170m² of Aluglaze panels, which feature powder coated or... View Article

Timbertherm launches in the UK

Timbertherm – a new innovation in wood flooring – has been launched in the UK. Harnessing integral Far Infrared technology, the new engineered wood floor conducts heat through built-in nano-carbon conductors.  The all-in-one solution provides a stylish – and cost... View Article

Architects give SterlingOSB the aesthetic thumbs-up!

SterlingOSB is valued by builders and contractors for its structural qualities, sustainability and excellent value; and more and more customers are choosing SterlingOSB for its visual appeal. One such is Edinburgh-based architects ISA. The practice, which has a diverse workload... View Article

Green credentials with green oak

Darren Hook of English Heritage Buildings looks at why green oak is not only an attractive material with strong heritage, it is also a great option if you’re looking to up your eco credentials When considering building an eco home... View Article

Flawless flooring

If you are planning a contemporary luxury interior floors are the crucial element to get right, with seamless finishes and natural looks being key current trends. Tom Kitchener of Aliva UK looks at recent examples When architects EligoStudio designed the... View Article

Open the door to aluminium

Manying Siu of bi-folding door and lantern roof supplier Made For Trade discusses how the shift towards high quality aluminium home improvements will benefit renovators and homeowners ‘Don’t move, improve’ is a mantra that .couldn’t be more relevant today. Recent... View Article

The lowdown on tile trends

Jayne Adamson of British Ceramic Tile looks at some of the upcoming trends in tiles for new builds in 2017 Which material? Choosing what material to use on walls and floors is as important as planning room layouts or selecting... View Article

VELUX® Modular Skylights win Archiproducts Award

VELUX® has been selected as Best in Category – Building Shell – for its VELUX Modular Skylights (VMS). VMS products are designed in collaboration with Foster + Partners and with architects in mind. They offer innovative, modular and sustainable solutions... View Article

Not just Harfa floor with Osmo UK

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, offers architects and interior designers with a unique looking and aesthetically pleasing wooden floor. Pre-finished with Osmo Polyx®-Oil, the Harfa flooring range from ESCO flooring is the ideal choice for anyone who... View Article