Jan 22, 2019 Last Updated 4:27 PM, Jan 21, 2019
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.
Necessity is the mother of invention and this is never truer than for public sector building where it seems that every stage of the process is challenged by shortages; building materials and labour shortages, funding shortages, land availability constraints, shortages of housing and school places,…
Aluminium curtain walling, windows and doors from leading manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems have been specified for use on the striking new West Yorkshire History Centre in Wakefield.
Lonza Wood Protection offers a choice of tried, tested and trusted fire retardant treatments for cladding timbers.
The £8.9m recladding of the landmark 17-storey residential tower, Chaucer House in Sutton, Surrey, has been completed using an innovative form of fixing solution to overcome significant technical challenges whilst allowing residents to stay in occupation and save time.
Translucent polycarbonate rainscreen panels by Rodeca were specified for a performing arts building for their transparency, light weight, ability to be back-lit and range of colours.
Simon Wild, European Category Marketing Manager at Formica Group, looks at the importance of housing design for senior living and the contribution cladding can play.
Brian Newell, Founder and Chief Executive of ventilated cladding specialist, Shackerley, discusses the practical and aesthetic considerations for the ceramic granite cladding system used at the University of Birmingham’s new £44m library as part of the university’s £500m campus development plan.
James Latham offers one of the biggest ranges of high performance, fire retardant panel and timber products on the market, all directly available from stock through its nationwide network of depots.
The University of Birmingham’s new Chamberlain Hall Student Accommodation is an impressive example of regeneration which is in keeping with the landscape as well as providing all essential capacity growth for the future. Consisting of 2 linked tall towers at 17 at & 21 stories…

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