Gilberts steps up to enable school re-opening

Working together, safely, was central to enabling one construction team to deliver a £19.5m new school build project on time, ahead of usual schedules. The team from main contractor Bowmer + Kirkland, in partnership with Gilberts Blackpool, at Ealing Fields... View Article

Parkside guides you through the power of pattern

Parkside is now taking bookings for virtual presentations of its RIBA accredited CPD that explores our relationship to patterns and symmetry. ‘An Introduction to Tiling Patterns’, is a RIBA accredited CPD presentation by design-led tile specification company, Parkside, that introduces... View Article

Quiet and Colourful Vinyl Floors

IVC Commercial has updated the Optimise 70 Heterogeneous Vinyl collection, bringing a quiet and colourful floor to projects demanding great acoustics, durability and low maintenance. Reducing impact sound by 19dB, Optimise 70 is a hardwearing vinyl floor that makes commercial... View Article

You can count on us

Knowing the true occupancy and the flow of people in and out of a store, office or building is now more important than ever. As the figures for COVID remain high and the need for Lockdowns and Tier restrictions continue... View Article

Lathams launches new A&D Specification Team

A new team at materials supplier James Latham will connect architects, designers and specifiers with the most innovative and exciting products on the market today.  Bringing together expertise and insight from around the company, the Lathams Specification Team has been... View Article

Innovative Spa gets the Gilberts Treatment

Gilberts is giving the ultimate treatment to an innovative relaxation development in Cheshire. To extend the £10m The Spa at Carden’s four-star atmosphere to the smallest detail, the air movement specialist has even designed and hand- assembled a bespoke ventilation... View Article

Encasement architectural casings – decorative, practical & durable

With more than 40 years experience in the design, manufacture and installation of architectural casing solutions, Encasement is ideally equipped to support your decorative casing requirements, whether it’s for high quality products, technical information or specification details. Our extensive product... View Article

Sto brings acoustic balance to a major London landmark

A major new landmark on the London skyline now benefits from a balanced acoustic environment thanks to the use of the StoSilent Distance system from Sto. The main lobby and Mezzanine Club area of The Stratford (formerly Manhattan Loft Gardens)... View Article

Vandersanden announces new RIBA approved CPD

Brick manufacturer Vandersanden, renowned for its innovation, sustainability and craftsmanship, has announced that its new RIBA approved CPD, ‘How to Avoid Brick Stains and Efflorescence’ is now available to architects and all construction professionals. This new CPD will help specifiers... View Article

Clarity for your specification

“At last, you can design glass balustrades again” Since the changes made to the Building Regulations 2010: Approved document B in December 2018, it is no longer possible to design balustrades using laminated glass as a barrier on residential buildings... View Article

The future is contactless

Paul Smith of Häfele discuss how remote access control is central to the future of hospitality design, in a future which has to function with Covid The announcement of a new national lockdown has added yet more strain on hospitality... View Article

Multiple benefits

With different fires presenting different challenges for buildings and occupants, Barry Sargent of Nittan looks at the factors that make multi-sensor alarms a safe choice Fires come in different forms, and different alarm sensors perform different functions; in addition, false... View Article