Trojan Group’s fenestration hardware ahead of the game

Document Q, the latest addition to building regulations that covers security, came into force on 1 October 2015 and left many hardware products non-compliant. But Trojan’s core product range already met the requirements and put them ahead of the game... View Article

Schlüter Specification Insight: wetrooms fit for a Maharaja

We zone in on the complete wetroom solution provided for the Lalit Hotel, London—one of Schlüter-Systems’ grandest projects of 2016/17 and finalist in the ‘Listed Building (Over £5 million)’ category of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2017. Overview The conversion project... View Article

Studor stokes up interest in Tec-Vent

Studor, a world leader in drainage ventilation and specialist manufacturer of Air Admittance Valves (AAVs), has updated the Tec-Vent fire retardant AAV. The original version, launched in 2003, was the first of its kind in the world. Manufactured from flame... View Article

Polypipe in the driving seat for major highways project

Polypipe has supplied some of its most innovative sustainable drainage and cable protection solutions as part of a multi-million-pound project to keep one of England’s busiest road junctions moving. Main contractor, Galliford Try, specified a fully engineered water management attenuation... View Article
6a architect’s innovative Photography Studio for Juergen Teller, for which Gowercroft Joinery provided bespoke windows and doors, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Stirling Prize

Gowercroft project is shortlisted for the 2017 Stirling Prize

6a architect’s innovative Photography Studio for Juergen Teller, for which Gowercroft Joinery provided bespoke windows and doors, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Stirling Prize, which recognises the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in... View Article

Stannah upholds independence in NEW RIBA Architectural Centre

When it comes to freedom of movement for people of all mobilities, a Stannah Piccolo was the passenger lift of choice in RIBA North, the Royal Institute of British Architects’ new national architecture centre on the Liverpool Waterfront. Dark, sleek, dramatic – a ship’s... View Article

Wallbarn showcases range of rooftop solutions

As specialists in design-led solutions for rooftop living, Wallbarn offers three key products: the M-Tray®, their pre-grown modular green roof solution; iDecking, a revolutionary system for installing quality composite & tropical hardwood decking; as well as their range of Adjustable... View Article

High performance, long life timber cladding

Accoya®, the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified timber cladding – is available from all eight of James Latham’s timber depots. Created from sustainably sourced wood and completely non-toxic, Accoya is a revolution in wood technology. And with TRADA... View Article

The ultimate defensive line-up

Two great new preparations products from BAL BAL tiling solutions have expanded their portfolio with two new preparation products to provide fixers, contractors and specifiers with strong and protected backgrounds for fail-safe tiling. For the first time ever, BAL have... View Article

What’s blocking your Fire Exits?

Nowadays it is safe to say that the majority of employers consider the responsibility of Health and Safety high on its list of priorities. Unchecked, blocked fire exits are without a doubt an accident waiting to happen and should be... View Article

Full house for Metal Technology at Premier Inn Maidenhead

Design and Build contractor McAleer & Rushe and architect White Ink specified a comprehensive suite of Metal Technology architectural aluminium products at the new, 124-bedroom Premier Inn and adjacent Pearce Building Class A commercial office space in Maidenhead. The development,... View Article