Architectural ironmongery might seem like a minor detail in the grand scheme of building design, but it is highly significant. With safety, security, accessibility and aesthetics to consider, specification can be complex and multifaceted. In this article, we speak with Tom Planck, Managing Director of leading architectural ironmongery firm John Planck, about the key factors to consider during hardware specification.

The manufacture of new steel windows and doors from Jansen cold formed steel profiles is now fully underway at the Clement Windows Group factory.

Leading acoustic ceiling systems manufacturer OWA UK has fulfilled its largest contract to date for its OWAtecta S80 demountable metal ceiling raft, with the innovative system being used on two of the buildings that form part of Assembly – a landmark riverside commercial office development in Bristol.

Popular for over a decade, the Dekordor® 3D range from Vicaima has long been a first choice with specifiers of living and working spaces.

When leading window, door and façade systems supplier Schüco needed help to improve the sound quality within its UK showroom in Milton Keynes, OWA UK was the first to hear the call and has provided the perfect solution with an array of stylish acoustic ceiling rafts and canopies.

In a world of ever-growing choice, empowerment for creativity is increasing year-on-year throughout the interiors of buildings as people are utilising a variety of colour and surface finishes for wood.

Haslemere-based Clement Windows Group has manufactured over 100 new steel-framed windows for The Brewhouse in Malta.

Schüco is delighted to announce that entries are now open for the 2024 Schüco Excellence Awards, marking the eleventh year of the event.

Specifying high security façade systems, doors and windows just got easier. Sälzer GmbH has been specialising in innovative high security systems for over 50 years and became part of the Schüco family in 2018.

Hitesh Pattni, Northern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses how working with a product manufacturer in construction to select an appropriate system solution, provides more reassurance that building envelope performance will be maintained for the length of the given warranty. Attempts to specify system solutions, however, are often undermined by proposed substitutions for individual components.

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