The beauty, practicality and durability of glass has made it indispensable in construction projects for many centuries. More recent advances have multiplied the purposes to which it can be put, making it one of the most versatile materials in common use, as Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, explains.
The future for councils and local government across the UK remains difficult to predict. With ever tightening budgets and demand for building projects rising, those tasked with designing and delivering projects such as school and housing schemes face tough decisions.
James Latham (Lathams), one of the UK’s leading distributors of architectural materials, announces the introduction of Dekodur Architectural Metals to its product catalogue.
Leading UK ceiling manufacturers Zentia are bringing together and renaming three of their most popular mineral tiles.
When the owner of White Cross Farm, located on the outskirts of Broughton in Staffordshire, decided to build a new property on his land – consisting of a swimming pool - keeping water out of the underground structure presented more technical challenges than keeping it in.
In the early stages of building design, it is important in a fabric first design strategy to assess key materials and determine what it is that those materials need to deliver.
An intelligent decision in utilising an intelligent spring could help improve occupant health and performance alongside savings in energy and manufacturing time.
On the 1st January 2023, the use of conventional roll DPC to provide protection against wet ingress over window and door openings in cavity walls changed.