Architectural glazing from Cambs glass

Cambs glass are one of the UK leading specialist in architectural glazing offering products ranging from bespoke rooflights to large commercial curtain walling projects both for the private and commercial sectors. Located in Suffolk within the East of England, Cambs... View Article

Facade Awards 2015 winners announced, Arup with double scoop

The winners of SFE Facades Awards 2015, the second competition of the Society of Facade Engineering, have been announced. The awards were presented during the recent ‘Glass Supper’, the prestigious International gathering of facades-focused architects and engineers with RIBA President Jane Duncan presenting prizes for three... View Article

SAS deliver state-of-the-art design for Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Leading fenestration manufacturer and designer Senior Architectural Systems (SAS) has helped deliver a dramatic new design scheme for a new performing arts centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The new centre, which is part of Newcastle-under-Lyme College (NULC), features various glazing solutions from Senior that... View Article

Metal Technology products bring Bradstowe House vision to life

State-of-the-art products from Metal Technology have been instrumental in delivering aesthetic and building performance objectives in a new build mixed-use development in Harrow. Set on a triangular site in the heart of the town centre, Bradstowe House combines 177 luxury apartments including... View Article

Innovations in Curved Glass Stairs

In recent years there has been an increase in demand for professionally designed interiors across the UK, which has occurred due to the increase in property development from residential new builds to commercial refurbishments. Glass staircases offer a stylish solution for contemporary... View Article

Handmade Bronze Windows

Architectural Bronze Casements make bespoke, handmade bronze windows, doors and screens. Bronze is an exciting and traditional alternative to the steel and aluminium windows generally available. Made from architectural bronze which is strong, long lasting and visually appealing. Our systems offer fine... View Article

3D printing shows its metal

Research into 3D printing using metal has produced the world’s first complex steel components and plans to print an entire steel bridge in mid air using automated robots. Stephen Cousins reports. The large scale application of 3D printing, or additive... View Article

European Copper in Architecture Awards 2015

An international team of architect judges has shortlisted ten projects for the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards, a celebration of the very best in contemporary architecture. By Chris Hodson. The seventeenth iteration of these popular, biennial architectural awards recognises... View Article

Hot-dip galvanizing is worth its steel

Bob Duxbury, technical director at Wedge Group Galvanizing, one of the UK’s largest hot-dip galvanizing organisations, explains just how the galvanizing process works, the technology behind it, and the financial and sustainable benefits of incorporating the finish into architectural design.... View Article

Bespoke Iron Castings

The principles of iron casting are pretty much the same as they have been for centuries; the technology, skills, materials and understanding have all progressed. Michael Hinchliffe, managing director, Hargreaves Foundry, gives us his view. Something foundries hear all too... View Article

A fresh approach to facade aesthetics

The sustainability and design life of zinc, copper and stainless steel facade and roofing systems have been major drivers affecting their growth. Improved cost effectiveness has also encouraged greater awareness of their technical performance and the scope they provide to... View Article

Stainless steel – sustainable, light in weight and affordable

Beyond the highly polished finishes associated with stainless steel, the diversity of new colours and finishes and long-term performance benefits, illustrate its full potential. Kevin Jones, business manager, Aperam Stainless Steel Services and Solutions UK Ltd, explains. Among the many... View Article