Page 30 of 46« First...1020...2829303132...40...Last »

Checking out at the library

The new library at the University of Birmingham is wrapped in cladding that offers an interesting new variation on granite in four different finishes. Brian Newell of Shackerley looks at the aesthetics and function. The University of Birmingham’s landmark Edgbaston... View Article

Get creative with 153 new architectural finishes

3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes offer cost-effective and creative solutions for a wide variety of decoration, refurbishment and re-surfacing requirements. 3M has launched 153 new on-trend patterns in its popular range of DI-NOC Architectural Finishes, a durable and cost effective solution... View Article

A shining future on the Clyde – Clydebank Leisure Centre

Scotland’s dockyards may have all but vanished but a distinctive new leisure centre in Clydebank reflects the area’s heritage to ensure it won’t be lost, writes Steve Menary. Shipbuilding has been a part of Scotland’s industrial heritage on the River... View Article

Stairways to design efficiency

Phil Waind of Waind Gohil + Potter Architects describes how the firm has developed a ‘design for manufacture’ approach to optimise the creation of staircases as a key element of buildings for users. Waind Gohil + Potter Architects believes it’s... View Article

Natural routes to restoration

Two case studies in Wales and central London have recently seen the use of natural slate roofing to provide the right result for their respective renovation needs. Two prestigious heritage projects have recently benefitted from major refurbishments employing natural slate... View Article

Laminates create a colourful campus

Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate has been used to colourful effect at a new Academy in Birmingham which specialises in preparing students for careers in Health & Social Care, Enterprise and Creative Technology. Designed by international design practice Scott... View Article

Flowcrete UK wins FeRFA Award for high-end cattery project

Flowcrete UK took home a coveted prize at the FeRFA Best Practise Awards 2016, winning the Highly Commended Small Industrial Project category in partnership with Resin Coating Specialists. The award, presented during a glittering ceremony held in the Woodlands Suite... View Article

New airtightness seminar for architects

Architects can take advantage of a new initiative from tape sealant specialists ISO-CHEMIE , which explains airtightness in construction sealing joints and options for its improvement. The seminar has been designed specifically to advance architectural knowledge and understanding of airtightness and related issues, enabling architects to improve  the design and construction of buildings and boost their technical and product expertise. Delivered onsite within the practice and contributing towards formal CPD training, the one-hour... View Article

Pro-tecting green energy

A state of the art £165million Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in rural Worcestershire is delivering ‘green’ credentials, even to the roof. Building Envelope contractor Lakesmere is installing the roofing and cladding packages on the new EnviRecover facility in Hartlebury... View Article

SFE FAÇADE2016 competition winners announced

Against a backdrop of a record number of entries from facade practices and partnerships located around the world, the winners of the 2016 Facade competition organised by the Society of Facade Engineering have been announced. The results were kept a... View Article

Vandersanden Group acquires Hoskins Brick

Belgian brick and pavers manufacturer, Vandersanden Group, has today announced its acquisition of Hoskins Brick Limited, the company’s exclusive UK distribution partner. Vandersanden Group is one of the largest brick manufacturers in Europe, with a total annual production capacity of... View Article

Knauf AMF delivers feel good acoustic design

Knauf AMF specialist acoustic ceiling solutions are installed throughout one of the largest leisure complexes in London, Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre. The flagship leisure centre is part of the council’s ambitious multi-million-pound sports venue investment programme and is the... View Article

Top quality timber windows and doors

Westbury Windows & Joinery has established a reputation for manufacturing top quality timber windows and doors with design, durability and sustainability in mind. They use engineered Accoya not just for its environmental credentials but also because of its supreme durability... View Article

VIVIX® by Formica Group revitalises sheltered housing scheme

Briefed to renovate a tired sheltered housing scheme, John McCall Architects proposed to invert Shallcross Court by constructing a new outward-facing communal block. Having experimented with a variety of finishes and colours, the specification of VIVIX® panels permitted the creation... View Article
Page 30 of 46« First...1020...2829303132...40...Last »