Structural bonding is helping to interpret the vision of the architect, creating iconic buildings which feature uninterrupted expanses of glazing, both inside and out, as Graeme Brouder, Commercial Director of glass processing experts ESG Group, explains.

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.

Yewdale, the leading commercial shading and privacy solutions specialist, will be launching their new CPD ‘Specifying Shading to Enhance Wellbeing’ at the Education Estates exhibition on the 12th and 13th October 2021 at Manchester Central. The new CPD supports Education Estates’ aim to transform learning spaces into adaptable and inspiring environments.

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

Sidey recently collaborated with Cala Homes West and provided energy efficient products that not only complimented their major development of town houses and apartments at Pacific Quay in Glasgow, but also provided measured benefits in the form of quality, safety, energy efficiency along with a contemporary look.

Sidey recently collaborated and supplied & fitted fenestration solutions for a project in Edinburgh that was a residential re-development of a large brownfield site which forms part of the master planned regeneration of the Granton area.

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.

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