CaberFloor performance cuts it for Cotswolds carpenter

A specialist carpenter, who works across much of the Cotswolds carrying out new-build and refurbishment work, has been making use of CaberFloor P5 and other panel products from the West Fraser range throughout his career. Paul Doherty, who trades as Doherty Carpentry,... View Article

RIBA Core Curriculum CPD Webinars from Newton Waterproofing

Newton Waterproofing, the UK’s leading independent designers and suppliers of guaranteed waterproofing systems, will be presenting a calendar of RIBA-approved CPD webinars in the coming months, both via the RIBA Academy and the SpecifiedBy online directory. At 2pm on Tuesday... View Article

Keller sponsors BKNC’s charity golf day

Keller Kitchens was proud to sponsor the recent BKNC charity golf day at Owestry Golf Club, where former Ryder Cup star and Major winner, Ian Woosnam, started his golf career. The annual golf day was in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, a charity which was chosen after a member of... View Article

Wraptite® airtightness for new self-build house

A new self-build house in County Monaghan, Ireland, has been built incorporating the high-performing Wraptite air-barrier from the A. Proctor Group. The project, designed by McGuigan Architects, Monaghan, consists of a 250m2 detached private residence developed by Mark Skinnader. The... View Article

Unzipping an unusual mix

The Berlin-based practice behind a mixed use project in Düsseldorf containing healthcare, hotel and residential functions, speaks to Tom Boddy about its first high rise building – and its zip-like aluminium facade Rising 19 stories above the grounds of the... View Article

Changing to a greener route

Arup’s design for the HS2 Interchange Station now underway near Birmingham sets new standards for sustainability as well as connectivity. Tom Boddy reports Although it was recently confirmed that HS2’s overall scope has been severely truncated, with Rishi Sunak announcing... View Article

Imaginative and integrated interior design, Vicaima makes it real!

LISTEN HERE Vicaima, as one of the leading European exponents of contemporary joinery solutions, including interiors doors, doorsets, wall panels and associated furniture products, have just introduced a new brand for professionals called Infinity. Combining their extensive experience within this... View Article

Construction industry updates from SFS’s podcasts

SFS UK, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of carbon and stainless-steel fastening solutions for roofing, cladding and façade systems, has been offering support and advice to specifiers within the construction industry for more than 120 years. Today, this support includes... View Article

Acoustics help eating in comfort

By their very nature of being large, open spaces with many hard surfaces, ambient noise levels in bars and restaurants tends to be high. This inevitably leads to customers talking louder to be heard and so begins a perpetual cycle... View Article

Marmox Multiboard shapes up for East Midlands mini-mansion

The regional housebuilder undertaking the construction of a totally bespoke private house in Leicestershire has been introduced to the multiple benefits of Marmox Multiboards for the first time, but its operatives are so impressed with the versatile insulating backer boards... View Article

New Troldtekt panels with reduced carbon footprint

Since 2012, Danish acoustic panel manufacturer Troldtekt has led the way with its sustainable practices and leadership. An early adopter of the Cradle-to-Cradle design concept, the company has focused on its material health, reutilisation, energy, water and social responsibility winning... View Article

Don’t miss Newton Waterproofing at the Kent Construction EXPO

Newton Waterproofing, the UK’s leading supplier of construction waterproofing products, will be exhibiting and sponsoring at this year’s Kent Construction EXPO. Held on the 5th of October, the exhibition is the largest gathering of construction industry professionals, contractors and suppliers... View Article

University of Bristol Dental School completes, designed by BDP

The University of Bristol’s new purpose-designed Dental School has been officially opened by Bristol West MP and Shadow Culture Minister, Thangam Debbonaire. Global multidisciplinary design practice BDP supported the University of Bristol with a feasibility study to identify a suitable new site... View Article