Mapei to feature at Architect@Work 2019 exhibition

Mapei UK will be exhibiting at Architect@Work 2019, situated at London’s Old Truman Brewery on 30-31 January. The theme for this year’s event is “future-proof”, where Mapei will make a fitting display as it exhibits two of its products: Ultratop... View Article

Smart thermostat enhances award-winning underfloor heating system

Schlüter-Systems Ltd is delighted to announce the arrival of a brand new smart thermostat, a highly anticipated enhancement to its electric underfloor heating system, Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-E. Based on Schlüter’s existing 2” thermostat, the new WiFi-enabled introduction allows for more closely customised... View Article

Surfaces inspired by design 

James Latham returns to London’s Surface Design Show in February, where it will be showcasing one of the biggest and most varied collections of surface solutions for both inside and outside the building. Created to inspire architects and designers when... View Article

Quiet Mark Award For Armourcoat Acoustic

Armourcoat’s new Acoustic Plaster System has been granted the Quiet Mark Award – the international mark of approval from the Noise Abatement Society Charitable Foundation. Quiet Mark is the international award programme and system of support for brands and consumers.... View Article

BoilerMag teams up with worldwide brand

The popular BoilerMag range of heating protection products will now be marketed under the world renowned Spear and Jackson brand name. Previously marketed by sister company Eclipse Magnetics (and Spear and Jackson Group member company) the BoilerMag range will now... View Article

An artist’s vision is brought to life

Humanistiska Teatern, Uppsala University University campus auditorium, Sweden Architects: White Arkitekter Artist: Ann Lislegaard Unlike traditional lecture halls, the horseshoe-shaped design of this innovative and unique building allows all in the auditorium to see and hear each other, encouraging both... View Article

Inspirational acoustics for motivational office design

A leading global manufacturer of innovative audio technology has opened a new UK HQ in Edinburgh. The company is recognised for its award-winning corporate culture and its new office interior reflects this ethos with facilities designed to generate a collaborative... View Article

Longcliffe Quarries launch LONGFLOOR liquid cement screed

Revolutionary fast drying floor screed solution for domestic, commercial and underfloor heating applications Longcliffe Quarries are now supplying LONGFLOOR, a groundbreaking dry powder bulk binder for the manufacture of liquid cement screeds. The LONGFLOOR liquid cement screed system has major... View Article

TSSA move into new Headquarters at 17 Devonshire Square

The Transport Salaried Staff’s Association (TSSA) have just completed a fit-out of their new headquarters space on the second floor of 17 Devonshire Square, London. The 22,461 sq. ft. building is located in a prominent corner position within the square... View Article

SPSenvirowall’s Journey to BOPAS Accreditation

SPSenvirowall, a UK leading supplier of external wall insulation, render and facades, has secured BOPAS (Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme) accreditation for its innovative, rain screen cladding, RendaClad for the new build and offsite construction industry. RendaClad was developed for applying... View Article

Kemper system on display at Museum of Liverpool

Kemper System has helped to refurbish the Museum of Liverpool, completing a complex waterproofing project, which made the final of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards 2018. Positioned over the Leeds Liverpool canal link, the museum required remedial... View Article

Sounding out multi-purpose venues

The Folkehuset Absalon in Copenhagen is an excellent example of the growing trend towards multi-use and multi-purpose cultural social centres. Designed to promote community cohesion with a flexible space to accommodate a variety of activities and services, multi-purpose venues are... View Article

Still at its best, Johnson & Starley warm air heating

Johnson & Starley’s WarmCair condensing warm air heating range is suitable for a wide range of applications including private residential and social housing as well as smaller commercial applications such as schools, sports facilities, nursing homes and community centres. With... View Article

Northcot Brick completes a hat trick of selfbuild awards

Northcot Brick, one of the UK’s foremost independent brick manufacturers, has received a third prestigious ‘Build It Award’ for the quality of its brickwork, topping its previous wins in 2013 and 2015. The awards, which recognise the best products, services,... View Article

Achieving design freedom with underfloor air conditioning

In practice, incumbent building services can help architects and designers overcome planning and structural constraints Building typology comes in all shapes and sizes, each with its own unique design criteria. Frequently building services, heating, ventilation and air conditioning in particular can... View Article