INVISTA Antron® carpet fibre features in the unique pile structure of the latest high-texture carpet from German innovator, Carpet Concept.

The city of Istanbul has welcomed the addition of a new, out-of-this-world dining, shopping and entertainment complex. Watergarden, located in Istanbul’s Atasehir district, focuses on gastronomy, retail and entertainment.

Modified timber is quickly gaining market share. Here, John Dowd from International Timber discusses its rise to fame and everything you need to know about this popular material.

Hollo-Bolt, the original expansion bolt for structural steel was invented by Lindapter as a fast cost-effective connection for structural hollow section (SHS). The blind fixing connection requires installation access to only one side of the steel section for exceptional convenience.

Avire has supplied LCD displays to two buildings in Shenyang, China, in partnership with Schindler.

B & K Structures are leading the way in delivering ground-breaking advances in structural solutions – constantly investing to stay ahead of the game in the latest digital technology and engineering developments. The company recognises that, as with every other industry, today’s digital age can help to bring construction innovation to places never before explored.

The most used man-made material on the planet is concrete. Construction projects small, medium and large have all used concrete in one way or another.

The construction industry’s drive towards considering lifetime structural performance, rather than just the lifetime of the construction project itself, is having a noticeable impact on attitudes towards product selection and implementation processes. Toby Champion, Commercial Director at Newton Waterproofing Systems, considers the motivations behind this, and the part that waterproofing solutions have to play.

West London Volkswagen, in Brentford, is a stunning new structure commissioned by Inchcape for its prestigious dealership – officially designated a Volkswagen Centre of Excellence.

When tasked with designing a waterproofing solution for below-ground structures, it is important that the design should adhere to prevalent industry recommendations. However, the path to delivering an internal environment that is fit for its intended use is strewn with numerous and varying product options, one of the most contentious of which is how to achieve a watertight structure using concrete. Toby Champion of Newton Waterproofing Systems, examines the requirements of industry guidelines regarding concrete as a standalone waterproof solution.

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