While many architectural trends come and go, a consistent factor for modern building design is the improvement of health and wellbeing. With increased research on the levels of pollutants in indoor spaces, we’re expecting more from buildings in terms of how they support our bodies and minds. Here, Tony Walker, Technical Specification Controller at PPG Architectural Coatings, explains why indoor air quality is becoming a vital consideration for building design and how architects and designers can make sure their developments hit the mark.
Underfloor heating experts Wunda Group have created Wundatherm, a rapid response over-floor system 16mm or 20mm thick that can be laid without the need to dig up floors and is suitable for retrofit and new build homes.
The Comet Hotel is located in Hertfordshire at the junction of the Barnet by-pass with St Albans Road, five minutes away from the Selectaglaze office and factory.
The NASC and Simian Skill have joined forces to help a former soldier take the next step in his career in the scaffolding industry.
A ‘shell & core’ style apartment development in one of South London’s up and coming districts is making use of Magply boards’ fire resistance and other performance characteristics, as the lining to a bespoke timber frame package. The five flats are being developed on land adjacent to Peckham Rye railway station by Unboxed Homes while main contractor, Mara Build has overseen all the service provisions and creation of the sub-structure. Cambridgeshire based White Haus is the timber frame specialist that has manufactured and erected the highly energy efficient structural envelope.
We are delighted to announce entrance is open for the 2020 Golf Classic. Now in its 28th year the prestigious Golf Classic tournament remains a favourite calendar event attracting players from across mainland UK. As the only national golfing tournament, exclusively for those working in the construction industry, not only does it offer great golf, it is equally valued for the important networking and the new business opportunities it affords and the friendships forged.
Clever storage with Qubewall®
When it comes to creating interior fit-out schemes which work for those using a space day in, day out - whether that’s an office, school or home - storage has to be a key consideration. As Phillip Gay, director at Cre8 Joinery Solutions explains, storage doesn’t have to be a purely practical addition to a building’s interior but can enhance the space too. Cre8’s Qubewall® system, which offers the perfect combination of stylish and practical, long-lasting storage, is the ideal solution and here’s why.
25th November 2019: Commtel Ltd, the specialist in telephone-based entry systems, Telguard & Optimus has today announced their updated app, 'GSM One’ by Commtel Ltd.
St Mary’s Church based in Kettering is a Victorian church built in 1893 and required some much-needed care and attention. As part of the roof refurbishment, the original cast iron rainwater system had to be replaced, although it had lasted for more than 120 years.
2019 has been a year of exciting change for Ravago Building Solutions, following its acquisition from DowDupont Inc.