May 22, 2019 Last Updated 2:25 PM, May 22, 2019
Windows are an important architectural element of a building but those with single glazing provide minimal thermal insulation, poor acoustics and little security. Secondary glazing can provide a discrete and practical solution to these issues and is very suited to Traditional or Listed buildings. This…
Selectaglaze, the leading secondary glazing specialist is making its Ecobuild debut. The UK’s carbon reduction commitment can only be met if the energy performance of the current building stock is massively improved via a range of retrofit solutions. Large numbers of these buildings are traditional…
Architects Anderson Bell and Christie chose REHAU’s Passivhaus certified GENEO® window system in a new residential development for North Ayrshire Council which was required to meet a Silver Active Level of sustainability as defined by the Scottish Building Regulations (2012 ed), Section 7.
In 1840 Daniel Gooch, the newly-appointed 21 year old locomotive superintendent of the Great Western Railway wrote to Isambard Kingdom Brunel recommending Swindon as the location for a much needed engine works.
Metal Technology has supplied over £2m (installed value) of their System 5-20Hi+(high insulation) tilt and Turn windows to Stockport Homes’ recently completed, £24m refurbishment scheme at Mottram St in Stockport - a project which has been a catalyst for renewal in the area around the…
PVC-U and aluminium window and door fabricator Total Glass supplied and installed quality PVC-U windows manufactured from high-quality Grey on White profile for a new mixed affordable and private housing development in Liverpool.
Barbara Weiss Architects (BWA) has completed the extensive refurbishment, extension and change of use of a redundant 1990s office block into the new Wokingham Medical Centre, to create the largest single-site GP practice in the UK.
An innovative £18m education facility has achieved a BREEAM 'Excellent' rating thanks, in part, to the use of Senior Architectural Systems' groundbreaking Hybrid curtain walling, door and window systems.
An extensive decorative sunscreen using precision perforations from RMIG is forming part of a major refurbishment of a historic château in Saint-Avertin, France, which is being converted into a ‘mediatheque’ library designed by Tours based architects Dominique Blondel Architecte.
The use of glass inside buildings helps to create the feeling of an open space, allowing light to filter through, transforming what was once a dark and gloomy interior into a brighter space. Glass is also a suitable building material for use in buildings where…
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