In this article, Sean Ballard, Managing Director of Sunray Doors, unearths the dos and don’ts of timber fire door specification for high-rise buildings. Speaking on behalf of Sunray’s Timber Fire Door division, he briefly runs through the essential elements to consider for optimum specification and installation, and outlines key points you should address to ensure high performance and compliance.

As a modern method of construction, sectional modular buildings using timber frame are far more versatile than you might think.

COVID-19 has created problems in every sector of life, and the building industry is no exception. However, it is also true that with a crisis like this, people think differently, and lateral thinking certainly creates new ideas and opportunities.

There is, rightly, a continuing trend towards sustainability and sustainable design being spearheaded by forward-thinking architects and designers and building product manufacturers all keen to minimise waste in the construction industry.

A new team at materials supplier James Latham is setting out to connect architects, designers and specifiers with the most innovative and exciting products on the market today.

There has been a major shift in the materials sector as specifiers select new products to reflect the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to James Latham, there was a noticeable difference in sales and enquiries for certain product lines in 2020 when compared with previous years.

TG Escapes unique eco-buildings combine innovative design with the natural beauty of wood and glass. We use traditional materials with sophisticated technology to create a standalone space with a difference. Our personal and complete service allows us to create the perfect building to suit the clients individual needs and we can adapt our design to fit most locations.

Buildings are static. They serve the purpose they have been designed for. But when cities grow and the needs of the community change, this becomes a problem. Modular construction with engineered wood products like Kerto LVL are the solution, because they enable adaptable, sustainable and cost competitive designs. It is time to provide solutions to the changing needs of our cities. Time to create an urban adaptation.

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