Modern materials house classic vehicles

‘Autobarn’ is an unusual build comprising an elegant five-bay garage and accompanying workshop sitting within the grounds of a Grade-II listed 18th-century home in Somerset. Designed by Bindloss Dawes Architects, the brief was to create a garage with an adjoining... View Article

Grand Union Housing Group turns to smart home tech to gather real-time information on damp and mould, while ensuring data-driven compliance

Milton-Keynes based Grand Union Housing Group has introduced smart home technologies across its housing portfolio of 12,500 properties to improve resident safety, reduce damp and mould concerns, and ensure compliance with shifting regulations on social housing. Aico’s HomeLINK Connected Home Solution IoT sensors were... View Article

Newton Waterproofing up for impressive eight awards

Newton Waterproofing, the UK’s leading independent designers and suppliers of guaranteed waterproofing systems, has made the finals in an impressive eight award categories in the past month, at the same time as celebrating their 175th anniversary. Making the shortlist in... View Article

Words can paint a thousand pictures

While the phrase about the value of illustrations is generally attributed to American advertising executive Fred R. Barnard, a London based artist is proving that words can create pictures – or more accurately, mosaics – that can also play an... View Article

OMNIE adds AL HEX heat diffuser technology to UFH systems

OMNIE, the award-winning UK underfloor heating specialist, will be incorporating the advanced AL HEX aluminium diffuser technology on all its foiled underfloor heating systems, as standard, with immediate effect. The patented AL HEX foil, with its trademark hexagonal patten, increases... View Article

Dulux: Helping You Design For Dementia

This week marks Dementia Action Week – an initiative from the Alzheimer’s Society that looks to raise awareness of dementia and signpost to the support available to those living with the condition and their families. AkzoNobel brands Dulux Trade and... View Article

Crittall’s West End Success

Recently completed is the refurbishment of a substantial mixed-use building in the plush Fitzrovia/Marylebone area of central London. Crittall Windows made a significant contribution to both the aesthetic and sustainability of the seven-storey Devonshire House that commands the corner of... View Article

Magply makes its mark at Futurebuild

The five foot high flame billowing from a fan unit on the corner of IPP’s stand at Futurebuild ensured the 16,000 specifiers who toured the exhibition (Excel London, 5-7th March) were left in little doubt regarding one of the key... View Article