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Brick Awards 2023: The Winners

The Brick Development Association is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual Brick Awards. Category: Supreme Winner Project: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Location: Shrewsbury Brick Manufacturer: Northcot Brick Brick Name:... View Article

Surface Design Awards 2023 Finalists Announced

The Surface Design Awards Finalists have been revealed with judges praising the high standard of innovation and sustainability in entries received from around the world. After a stringent judging process, the... View Article

Capitalising on copper

Simon Walker from SIG Zinc & Copper shares his knowledge and insight into the benefits and approach to using copper in builds For designers and architects, selecting the most appropriate... View Article

Sizing up steel roofing tiles

David Padmore from Metrotile UK Ltd explores the versatile world of lightweight metal roofing systems: what they look like and their uses Even in these enlightened times, many people in... View Article

Think zinc

Jonathan Lowy of VMZinc looks at the precise requirements of a complex metal roof and addresses the aesthetics and challenges involved The new library at Magdalene College in Cambridge –... View Article

Security without compromise

STS202 is changing the game for security standards across the construction sector. Ash Pearson from Jack Aluminium talks us through the specification and what security benefits it can offer for... View Article

Timeless architectural copper

Copper continues to intrigue and inspire architects. With limitless possibilities for innovative contemporary design, copper also provides exemplary recyclability, sustainability and longevity explains Chris Hodson from Aurubis As one of... View Article

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen has died at the age of 96 after a reign of 70 years. A statement from the King said: “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The... View Article

The changing faces of facades

Philip West from Spanwall discusses the future of facades and how technology and legislation have created a new set of design expectations throughout the industry In the wake of unprecedented... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

The new stone age has arrived

Powder coatings are continually evolving with a number of aesthetic finishes demonstrating variations in colour and patination. Realistic alternatives to masonry materials such as GRC, pre-cast concrete and Portland Stone... View Article

Home extension reaches Finish Line

A striking home extension is one of the first to be clad in an exclusive product from James Latham. Utilising the Finish Line Collection, a high performing timber cladding developed... View Article

The future is JUWO Evolved SmartWall™

Chris Dewhirst of JUWO Evolved Smartwall™  discusses the benefits of this innovative monolithic clay block system using thin joint adhesive technology, providing a structural, ecological and sustainable solution for all... View Article
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