CUPA R4 slates on show at welsh art gallery

A private art gallery in Betws Y Coed has been roofed using CUPA R4 natural Spanish slate, selected by the client and their contractor on the basis of appearance, performance and cost, as well as their ready availability through local... View Article

Window security – a clear solution

By Martin Oates – Commercial Director with SE Controls Window security is a key design requirement with all market leading systems tested to the PAS 24 standard to meet the demands of the Secure By Design (SBD) initiative and Building... View Article

Enhancing the public realm

The city centre of Lahti, Finland, has been transformed by the consistent application of Nordic Standard copper from Aurubis to unify normally utilitarian elements such as bus shelters, lift and stair enclosures – and even a road under-pass. Designed by... View Article

VMZINC interlocking panel facade for distinctive Poole development

An eye-catching, contemporary facade has been achieved on Majestic House, part of the Altitude development in Poole, through use of VMZINC® interlocking panels in natural zinc, QUARTZ-ZINC® and ANTHRA-ZINC®. Terence O’Rourke Architects’ design of the £6m first phase entailed conversion... View Article

New product innovations from Ancon at Ecobuild 2017

Keeping innovation at the top of its agenda, high integrity structural fixings manufacturer, Ancon, will further expand its wide product range with new product launches at the UK’s largest event for specifiers in the built environment, Ecobuild 2017. On the... View Article

Deeplas brings contemporary aesthetic to 90s office block

Linthorpe Developments, a commercial North-East property company, is rejuvenating a 26-year-old office block in Middlesbrough using embossed pearl grey PVC-U cladding from Deeplas, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of calcium organic PVC-U roofline products and building plastics.  The colour,... View Article

New Eurocell cills adapt to fit

Eurocell has expanded its PVC-U window cill range with two new models measuring 125mm and 225mm deep. The wider model is specially designed for the new build sector because of the increase in larger wall cavities intended to achieve lower... View Article

Copper for the Crick

The prestigious Francis Crick Institute research facility in London has incorporated Allgood’s Contego range of antimicrobial ironmongery in its laboratory and visitor areas. The Francis Crick Institute is an ambitious collaboration of six founding research partners: the Medical Research Council,... View Article

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