Hambleside Danelaw’s CPD Low Carbon GRP Daylight Solutions for the Metal Building Envelope allows specifiers and architects to understand how rooflight choices in relation to key performance requirements can impact on the overall contribution rooflights can make to the metal building envelope.
James Latham (Lathams), one of the UK’s leading distributors of architectural materials, announces the introduction of Dekodur Architectural Metals to its product catalogue.
The Instagram generation is leading the way on how to capture the beauty of design. More so than ever, we are appreciating more eye-catching interiors for sharing on the gram. It’s simply the place to be to get noticed.
UK ceilings manufacturer Zentia enhances its metal portfolio.
Staircases are one of the most vital transition elements in architecture; they are designed to connect two spaces, whether it is interior to exterior or different internal levels. The positioning of a staircase in a multi-level building will always be vital, but now it is just as essential to create a design visual and consider the staircase as a main feature. Using metal mesh for the balustrades or panel railings on the staircase is not only a great option for safety but also pushes the design boundaries, writes Anthony Millington, Business Development Manager at Amron Architectural.
RMIG’s City Emotion philosophy exists to capture the passion for creative and exciting urban design by offering innovative technologies and materials. Recent case studies showing the use of perforated and expanded metal for facades and sunscreens include:
Evolution™, Powdertech’s latest architectural powder coatings collection, is fascinating, daring and unusual. It is also a highly reliable metal finishing system for aluminium, galvanised steel and mild steel and carries the Powdertech 25-year colour, gloss and adhesion guarantee . Every Evolution finish is produced anew at the time of application and is unique for each customer. Combining flashes of one colour across a second gives a consistent inconsistency, mirroring the authentic variations in patina that occur as metals age and weather.
Powdertech Corby has made significant investment in a dedicated swatches and sample booth to provide clients to with metal swatches of the powder coating shades they are interested in. Going one stage further, clients can send in a piece of their own metal and have it coated and returned as an accurate sample of the final colour they will achieve.
In China, the name Shenzhen is associated with frenetic pace. The city’s metamorphosis from a fishing village with 30,000 residents into a 15 million-strong metropolis took just 30 years. A start-up at this location required only two decades to become the world’s fourth-largest industrial enterprise. Tencent, the high-tech concern that started out as an email provider, has already overtaken Facebook in terms of its market value.
A mixture of metal and mineral fibre systems from Armstrong were specified for a new teaching block.