28 November 2014

Handmade clay roof tile manufacturer Tudor wins at 2014 Build It Awards

Handmade peg and plain clay tiles add value to projects Tudor Roof Tiles historically authentic range of handmade peg and plain clay tiles add value to new build projects as well as complementing older styled or period properties in conservation areas. Made from the finest English clay, these traditional sand faced clay tiles have an[…]

  • 28 November 2014

27 November 2014

Hovering architecture at Covent Garden draws in the crowds

‘Take my lightning but don’t steal my thunder,’ has been designed by London artist Alex Chinneck to compliment the original architecture of the 184 year old market building and was built by a 100 strong team. The 40-foot-long building gives the appearance that it has broken from its tone base and then floated 10 feet[…]

  • 27 November 2014

25 November 2014

Modular surface solutions website revamped for all mobile devices

The site features design ideas for interior designers on the move The ArmourFX website features case studies, finish options, a web-based Customer Relationship Management project delivery system, alongside a large variety of standard and custom design ideas. Armourcoat’s range of applied seamless plaster wall finishes can be used to create custom wall panel systems, signage[…]

  • 25 November 2014

25 November 2014

CA Group cladding envelope completes the curve for Travis Perkins

CA Group cladding envelope completes the curve for Travis Perkins Stuart Brown, Project Development Manager for CA Group: “CA Group’s curved roof delivers a look and feel which is far removed from the conventional box-style building, creating instead a modern, aesthetically pleasing finish which really sets it apart and has a proven track record among[…]

  • 25 November 2014

25 November 2014

Kitchen units from Newco are made using Urban Forest wood

The company provides employment opportunities to disabled and disadvantaged people Around 60% of its team have disabilities or health conditions but Newco’s approach to employment builds confidence amongst the workforce, enhances skill sets and allows people to build long lasting careers. The level of care put into training the workforce means that Newco customers receive[…]

  • 25 November 2014

24 November 2014

Sadolin Superdec restores play train ready to be scrapped

  The product ensures that the train will withstand bad weather conditions Community Investment Manager, Neal Allison, from construction company Osborne rescued the train, which was due to be dismantled and thrown away before it was given to Frederic Street Pre-School in Walthamstow Forest. PHS Contractors helped to give a new leash of life to[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Dulux Trade Ultra Matt showcases Brutalist architecture

Dulux Trade Ultra Matt, Diamond Matt and Diamond Eggshell were chosen to preserve the building’s characteristics, which includes an open-plan L-shaped living and dining room, as well as a brail-tile effect wall. Ultra Matt was specified for the ceiling in order to counter light reflections in the open plan space, whilst Diamond Matt was applied[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Natural ventilation from Gilberts of Blackpool helps keep school green

Gilberts slimline Mistrale 75 natural ventilation for sustainably built Lake Farm Primary School Mistrale 75 natural ventilator The slimline Mistrale 75 natural ventilator supplied by Gilberts of Blackpool delivers the best performance for U values and air leakage for sustainably built Lake Farm Primary School. ventilation meets the Council’s commitment to the DSCF sustainable school[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Offsite solutions to construction capacity growth demands for new-build homes

Political parties agree overwhelmingly that there is a need for more housing, with the shortfall against what is required each year continuing to grow. Steve Hardy from offsite fenestration specialists Sidey Limited explains how offsite solutions can significantly enhance construction capacity growth.

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Armourcoat surface coatings and Trias Decor at BakuBuild in Azerbaijan

Armourcoat appoints its new Baku-based agent Trias Décor Armourcoat and Trias Décor exhibited at BakuBuild after opening a stunning new showroom in the Azerbaijan capital. Watch the inspiring video! About BakuBuild leading building event in the CIS and Eastern Europe attracts over 10,000 professionals to the show About Azerbaijan largest of the three South Caucasus[…]

  • 24 November 2014