As the UK returns to face-to-face meetings, networking and showroom visits, AluK has launched a new website to promote its London Design Studio. Located right in the heart of London’s architectural community in Worship Street, the Design Studio showcases all of AluK’s window, door and curtain walling systems and provides a dedicated contemporary meeting space.

Original Crittall windows have been replaced and upgraded on the main street frontage of one of Leeds’ most historic quarters.

In 2018 the doors to the Grade I Listed Nottingham Castle were closed to visitors, while an ambitious 3 year, £30m funded project to revitalise and restore the 17th century Ducal Palace and its grounds was undertaken. .

Glazing has long been recognised as a highly versatile option for the external envelope of many buildings, and, increasingly for prominent internal features too. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, looks at the advantages which laminated glass can bring to the aesthetics and security of a property.

The imposing Auckland Castle overlooks the River Wear, enveloped by formal gardens and 150 acres of idyllic parkland. It is one of the best-preserved bishops’ palaces in the whole of Europe and is at the centre of The Auckland Project.

This month, FC&A’s Editor, Rebecca Kemp, sits down with Russell Ager, Managing Director of Crittall Windows, to find out the most frequently-asked questions that he receives from architects and specifiers on choosing Crittall windows and doors for a project.

Nestled away on the Isle of Wight, Island Rest is a contemporary home which makes for the perfect hideaway to enjoy the surrounding views. Supporting the building to seamlessly connect with its environment while equipping occupants with everyday functionality, aluminium glazing from Reynaers plays a pivotal role.

Hindmarsh Hall, Grade II Listed, was originally one of three granaries at the south-end of the village of Alnmouth, Northumberland. The 4th Duke of Northumberland had the building converted into an Anglican Chapel in 1859.

Staying safe may have taken on a new meaning in the past year, but fire safety remains top of the agenda for the construction industry. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group explains why fire safety glass is still one of the most important safety measures in keeping occupants safe in a wide variety of non-domestic properties.

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