A special facade for a special store

Østjysk Våbenhandel Weapon store, Hedensted, Denmark Architects: Ginneruparkitekter The premises of the Østjysk Våbenhandel in Denmark can be clearly seen from a major motorway. For customers, as well as those driving past, the unusual facade of this building catches the... View Article

Tee for two at Mapei!

It’s a world of sport for Mapei this year, with the UK subsidiary announcing two exciting collaborations in golf. Fans of the sport with a keen eye will have seen the Mapei logo appear of the apparel of Adrian Otaegui.... View Article

The ecological answer to interior design trends

Exclusive to James Latham in the UK, Decospan’s inspiring collection of Querkus veneers offer architects and designers an ecological option of using Oak with a contemporary twist. In a unique production process, Querkus combines both FSC® certified European white Oak... View Article

Profiles on the pulse of tile and stone trends

Over the past few years, Schlüter-Systems has become a careful trend-tracker, with a stream of profile finishes to complement the latest vogues in tile and stone. The Schlüter®-TRENDLINE range of textured coatings for wall profiles was launched in 2016, carrying... View Article

Stannah Lifts access in award-winning affordable housing scheme

A Stannah passenger lift has made access easy for residents of Victoria Wharf Apartments, a £5.5m, sustainable and contemporary canal-side housing development for intermediate rent in Ladbroke Grove, St John’s Terrace, London W10. The eight-person lift is wall-mounted in a purpose-built, freestanding... View Article

Top architecture university utilises Heradesign in New Studios

Northumbria University’s Grade II Listed Sutherland Building, home to its Architecture and Built Environment Department, now boasts a sympathetically designed, state-of-the-art studio extension (part of a £250m development programme). The new architecture studios, complete with a high performance Knauf AMF... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration Company, wholly owned by Norwich City Council, and will include... View Article

Fire Safe Facade Refurbishment

A new replacement facade system being installed at a high-rise residential building in Leeds brings the structure up to compliance with the new government guidance Two derelict blocks at Saxton Gardens in Leeds were completely renovated in 2007, providing 410... View Article

Raising the standard

BAL – market leaders for full tiling solutions – are revolutionising the standard-set category with new adhesive technology; BAL Flex One. Fixers always want to finish an installation as quickly as possible. Often rapid-setting adhesives are preferred to ensure grouting... View Article

Pioneering University uses Street Crane for heavy lifting

The new £24 million Advanced Manufacturing Building at the University of Nottingham has been equipped with overhead lifting equipment from Street Crane, the UK’s largest overhead crane manufacturer. The overhead crane, designed, manufactured and installed by Street Crane, is actively... View Article