Specialist Civil and Structural Repair company, Resitech Limited, were asked by Akelius Residential Limited to undertake a condition survey of the floor slabs at Leigh Court, Hammersmith, London. The floor slabs of the 5-storey building were constructed in a traditional 1890 – 1920 steel filler joist and a clinker concrete infill. The building was to be developed, refurbished and to undergo a change of use.
Over 60 Keylite Roof Windows have been installed to new homes and flats in the Brooke Close housing development in Margate, offering clean and modern aesthetics as well as peace of mind for the building contractor, PCR Projects Ltd.
Matt Hollis from Commodore Design, the specialist in quality kitchens for residential developments, discusses the role of future trend analysis in aligning kitchen specification with style influences that appeal to buyers when properties are ready to market.
Spacious and airy, relishing in light from both north and south aspects, and with private timber-clad balconies, Paxton House is a far cry from the usual commercial-to-residential conversion in London.
Pressures of budgets are still at the forefront when it comes to businesses selecting products & services rather than a focus on quality, a decision which is causing long term issues, rising costs and questions regarding safety.
Award-winning luxury residential development benefits from Waterloo quality products and expertise
A lead and solvent-free mirror, demonstrating huge health benefits and environmentally friendly credentials to eco-conscious customers has been launched by Saint-Gobain Glass.
Designers at the London studio of Perkins&Will have created an innovative, co-living community concept that responds to the housing crisis affecting major cities worldwide, placing the London team’s submission as the winner of an international, firm-wide competition held each year.
As winter approaches and the days shorten many people – office workers, students, home owners - look back on the long days of summer with a sense of regret. Daylight flooding into workplaces, schools, and homes has a positive impact on our daily lives, and that is not just a vague feeling, it’s a scientifically proven fact and one that architects and designers are keen to exploit.
This month, we have talked to Hoban Design’s Director, Gary Hoban, about his experience opening his own architecture practice. In this exclusive Q&A, we find out more about what inspires his work and discover how childhood memories of LEGO and creative doodling steered the successful career he has today.