• Adopting the WELL Standard

    Adopting the WELL Standard

    Adopting the WELL Standard, SAS International is pledging its support to a building standard focused on health and wellbeing. SAS International has announced that it is to be a supporting partner for the Blue Building Institute (BBI). The Netherlands-based organisation exists to spread understanding and adoption of the WELL Building Standard, which itself originated in

  • Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City initiative

    Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City initiative

    Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City initiative is searching for ways to make construction more sustainable while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. Improving sustainability is imperative: construction alone uses five per cent of the world’s resources. However, the transition will only happen if construction companies can maintain efficiency. The world needs a Plan B. Conventionally used

  • Comar Launches ECO LT

    Comar Launches ECO LT

    Comar profiles have thicker walls providing extra strength and durability for the British market, ensuring that Comar performs. Designed specifically for the British Market and offering a truly British engineered solution. Comar ECO LT sightlines have been minimised whilst not sacrificing product performance. Large sizes come as standard from the same range of profiles. With

  • Helifix Micro-piles

    Helifix Micro-piles

    Investigative work for a single storey workshop extension recently revealed that load bearing depth and soil composition varied across the whole area of the proposed site. These observations and the need for economical and reliable foundations to be installed quickly, whilst causing minimal disruption, resulted in the specification of Helifix Micro-piles as the solution. Not

  • Find Zen with Woven Image

    Find Zen with Woven Image

    Woven Image introduces Zen, a beautifully tactile three-dimensional acoustic wall panel as part of the Tangible Alignments collection, referencing textural vertical surfaces. An innovation in non-woven wall panelling, Zen is specially designed to provide a floor to ceiling acoustic solution for commercial office interiors. Suitable for standard direct fix wall applications as well as functional

  • From brick to tile with Imperial Bricks

    From brick to tile with Imperial Bricks

    Imperial Bricks’ stunning feature-wall Brick Tiles can now be seen in their full glory on www.imperialbricktiles.co.uk. The unique range, launched in November last year, allows architects and specifiers to create feature walls in residential and commercial projects, adding a contemporary edge to their designs. A handy coverage calculator, installation instructions, and an FAQ section make

  • Maximum acoustics from Triplaco

    Maximum acoustics from Triplaco

    For the new MINI showroom, Dejonckheere, Roeselare, architecture firm Buro II & ARCHI+I selected Print Acoustics, a division of Triplaco, to provide its Dr panels for their ability to coordinate with the architectural scheme inside. Triplaco is specialised in the development, production and delivery of acoustical timber panels for wall, ceiling, furniture and objects. The

  • Quooker delivers

    Quooker delivers

    Delivering instant 100°c building, hot, cold and now filtered, chilled and sparkling water, the Quooker is not just a revolution, it’s a revelation. Remember when mixer taps in the kitchen were first all the rage? Separate hot and cold suddenly seemed so out of date? Not only did mixer taps enable you to control the

  • Avondzon opts for dynamic Halio insulating glass units

    Avondzon opts for dynamic Halio insulating glass units

    Avondzon, a renowned Belgian geriatric care facility in Erpe-Mere has opted for dynamic Halio insulating glass units. A total of 132 windows make up a glass roof that, at 304m2, connects the old wing, built in 1978, with the new one completed in 2019. The first experiences with the glass roof are all positive. Avondzon