Sep 20, 2018 Last Updated 8:58 AM, Sep 17, 2018
Despite numerous benefits, there is often a misconception that roof tiles made from something other than a natural product are inferior. Mark Parsons, Technical Director at Russell Roof Tiles, explores why those responsible for social housing still sometimes believe this myth, especially when concrete could…
Rockpanel and ROCKWOOL have come together to present the latest research and thinking on how best to design out risk and ensure fire safety when it comes to specifying exterior cladding systems, with particular focus on high rise structures.
The new school in Westport which was installed with a 2,300m² Bauder Thermofol roof has been recognised at this year’s Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) award ceremony. The RIAI aims to recognise the quality of work carried out by RIAI members and…
Yvonne Campbell, General Manager of Vivalda Scotland, believes that despite the well-meaning recommendations of Dame Judith Hackitt and Sir Martin Moore-Bick, architects and specifiers working in the public sector are still calling for more clarity on the issue of non-combustible, fire-tested cladding systems.
A modern yet sympathetic design is the hallmark of the £25m new High Wycombe Leisure Centre featuring a Proteus copper-clad entrance pod.
SAFETY checks have been carried out on hundreds of high rise buildings* in the last 12 months, with many having to be reclad to meet regulations.
Booth Muirie’s versatile rainscreen cladding has helped a Scottish university to bond style with sustainability in a multi-million-pound building development.
If properly specified, dry-fixed ridge, hip and verge systems create trouble-free roofs that remain maintenance-free for years. The new BS 8612 Dry-fixed Ridge, Hip and Verge Systems for Slating and Tiling will help both contractors and designers get it right, says Kevin Ley, Technical Manager…
Adrian Storey, General Manager for Horbury Facades, looks at the rise in demand for authentic rainscreen cladding materials to enable educational establishments to coordinate with their surroundings.
Duncan Voice, Store Manager at Insulation Superstore, outlines why architects need to learn a valuable lesson from the Grenfell Tower tragedy and take back control of specification.
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