Neaco glass balustrade maximizes views

The unobstructed outlook enabled by Neaco’s toughened glass panels makes them a popular balustrade specification for developments which enjoy impressive views. The latest example is a stunning collection of luxury apartments overlooking the River Trent in Nottinghamshire.



ARCHITECTS can take advantage of a new initiative from tape sealant specialists ISO-CHEMIE, which explains airtightness in construction sealing joints and options for its improvement.



Imprinted Asphalt is a patented decorative technological surfacing process, which not only provides a variety of decorative patterns and colours but also protects the asphalt base.


Scotscape Living Wall CPD available via Webinar

Urban greening and sustainability are high on the agenda for architects and designers across the world. Making our cities healthy, green, clean and oxygenated places to live is crucial to mitigate loss of biodiversity and air quality created by intensely urbanised and populated cities. With the global population on the rise, greening up existing property assets is crucial to creating healthier urban living.

Bayswater property bedroom oak floor treated with 1 Bona White primer then Bona Traffic Natural

Wood floor finishes – aesthetics and performance

The client wanted a light, non-yellowing, natural surface to the oak floors in this London property. To deliver the required effect, a combination of Bona White primer and Bona Traffic Natural polyurethane lacquer was applied.


Get inspired with amazing projects from Reynaers

Reynaers, a leading provider of aluminium glazing systems, has further invested in its digital offering to help architects get inspiration from some of the finest homes and buildings across the globe.


Office Design Trends 2017

It’s a new year with new office design trends! Workspaces are constantly changing with innovative ways of working and this time it is no different. Last year came the famous Google effect trend and the home office theme, but what does 2017 bring for the world of office design? Let’s find out!

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Kemmlit Primo Kn prescribed for UCL Pharmacy School

The School of Pharmacy, part of University College London is one of the most highly rated pharmacy schools in the UK.

Dating back to 1842 the school is dedicated to teaching and research in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.


Spacio Bricks: The case against noise

Research found that improvements in the work environment are direct result of increased speech privacy.

David Sykes conducted research in which office workers claimed that their ability to focus on a task increased by 47% while conversational distractions decreased by 51% as a result of increased speech privacy.

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Ikure acquisition opens AV partnership opportunity for Saville

Specialist systems integrator Ikure has been acquired by Saville Audio Visual parent company, SEA Holdings limited. The move sees the company creating a partnership with long-established UK audio visual integrator Saville. Working closely together, both companies will be looking to expand operations in the installation and audio visual maintenance sectors.


MindTheGap Design Wallpaper – We Love To Be Different

MINDTHEGAP is a young Romanian brand that creates and manufactures a wide range of wall decor.


Collins and Hayes

Collins and Hayes, the UK bespoke upholstered furniture manufacturer based in Hastings, are proud to announce the launch of three new products for this spring at The January Furniture Show, NEC, in late January.

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Premier Loft Ladders add space saving staircase specification to NBS

Premier Loft Ladders have made choosing and specifying your next space saving staircase easier than ever before. Compatta product data is now available within NBS specification software.


Sioo Wood Protection – a new wood modification for the UK

All too often the appearance of new timber clad buildings is ruined by uneven weathering. It is quite common to see buildings where the shaded areas are still un-weathered whereas the exposed areas have already changed to the silvery-grey colour associated with exposed wood. For this reason, pictures of timber clad buildings are always taken immediately after construction and not after a year or two! Aesthetics is hugely important in the built environment and this patchy weathering puts people off from specifying timber as a cladding material.


EOS Inside Offsite Factory Tours Launch for 2017!

Following last years’ success, leading innovator in light steel frame, EOS Facades, is opening its doors to host another series of informative CPD Factory Tours as part of the Inside Offsite programme. The tours will take place on 15 and 16 February at their manufacturing facility in County Durham.


Get creative with 153 new architectural finishes

3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes offer cost-effective and creative solutions for a wide variety of decoration, refurbishment and re-surfacing requirements

3M has launched 153 new on-trend patterns in its popular range of DI-NOC Architectural Finishes, a durable and cost effective solution for creating aesthetically pleasing environments without the expense of replacing fixtures or fittings.

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The Laundry Ladder – a stylish new wall hanging clothes airer.  Many people today prefer to air-dry their washing as it’s better for the environment, kinder to their clothes and can save them money.  Aesthetically pleasing it’s perfect for a utility or laundry room however, the Laundry Ladder can turn any area no matter how small into a functional drying space.


Uniform Architectural are Raising the Bar for Composite Windows

Uni_one® timber/aluminium windows have set new standards of quality, appearance and technical performance, not previously seen in UK. Welded external corner joints for exceptional durability and the widest range of internal finishes, are just two.

Acoustic attenuation at Rw 50 and PassivHaus U values <0.8 on windows and sliding doors, are just 2 more.

Hoxley and Porter Islington London. The whole restaurant bar was covered is just three seamless pieces of SuperSpan wallcovering.

SuperSpan seamless wallcovering from Forrest and Jones

SuperSpan seamless wallcovering from Forrest and Jones is a single complete piece of wallcovering printed up to 4.8 metres high by over 10 metres wide at a reasonable price.


Outdoor Living with the Benefits of Indoor Comfort.

Screening is playing an increasingly central role in the management of light and the reduction of thermal gain in building design. In addition to traditional HVAC solutions, the use of screens can vastly improve interior climate and occupant comfort, and reduce environmental impact.

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Inspirational marble from COMPAC

COMPAC have just launched new marble colours to complement their inspirational range of interior and exterior technological marble for use on walls, floors and vanity tops.

Classic colours offer four stunning designs with a coarse grain pattern – Classic White (featured), Classic Grey, Classic Beige & Classic Brown.


New Year New Brochure from Yeoman Shield Wall & Door Protection

January 2017 will see the release of Yeoman Shield’s new wall & door protection product brochure.

After having celebrated 50 years in the business on 24th November 2016, the launch of the brochure will help to cement Yeoman Shield’s position as market leaders and innovators in the wall & door protection industry.

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