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Here Andrew Gill, Marketing Manager at Brett Landscaping, discusses the current issues facing installers and end-users of porcelain in the UK.

“Man darf nie beim Alten stehen bleiben” (“You must never remain standing still”), a quote that visitors are greeted with when they are guided through the innovative museum of German-based thermal break solutions manufacturer, Schöck. These are the wise words of the company’s Founder, Eberhard Schöck, and this message is unmistakably the ethos behind the company’s groundbreaking thermal solutions.

In August 2014, the British Standard Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling (BS 5534) recommendations were updated to improve the overall security of traditional slated and tiled pitched roofs. Sadly, site practice is still lagging behind – resulting in voided warranties and, at worst, significant roof failures. Dr Kevin Ley, Technical Manager of Redland, explains.

Here John McMullan, Commercial Manager at EPDM roofing and lining specialist, Firestone, discusses the recent refurbishment of the ornamental pools at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), using the company’s PondGard EPDM liner.

The Musée d’arts de Nantes opened its doors to the public on 23rd June 2017. London-based architecture practice, Stanton Williams, has transformed the existing Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes – an exemplary expression of the city’s civic and cultural pride. Located in the heart of a residential quarter in the city, the Musée des Beaux-Arts consisted of the 19th-century ‘Palais’ and 17th-century oratory chapel.

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