Black Collection – Novellini

Black: Industrial, Stylish, Metropolitan The impact of a bathroom in which strong shades of black are used is unequalled; this latest interior trend is inspired by the robust industrial look of yesteryear. Black is a powerful, elegant and luxurious colour. It enhances shapes and emphasises contrasts. Black also radiates energy Continue reading

GEC Anderson – The Stainless Steel Specialists

GEC Anderson (established 1962) produce made to measure stainless steel sinks and worktops, suitable for commercial, residential and public environments. Our coordinated range also includes cabinets, shelving, splashbacks, panels and doors – all in top quality brushed satin stainless steel. Patina and Linen finishes are also available. Where standard products Continue reading

Schöck makes thermally efficient balcony retrofit a reality

The retrofitting of balconies, or the replacement of thermally inefficient balconies, on old housing stock renovation and projects involving office-to-residential conversion is in demand.  The challenge for planners though, is to comply with the same standards of thermal insulation as with new build. One of the most effective dedicated solutions Continue reading

Engineering Kew Garden’s largest refurbishment project

Ramboll’s work as lead designer and conservation engineer concluded as Temperate House, the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse, opened its doors on 5th May. Described as an “architectural wonder and horticulturists’ haven”, the public are once again able to enjoy Temperate House at the Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) at Kew, following Continue reading

Crittall helps Oxford college get top marks for sustainability

An innovative glazing system that combines the technical expertise of Crittall Windows and Crystal Units has contributed to state-of-the-art energy efficiency at Mansfield College, Oxford. The college authorities were looking to increase on-site student accommodation substantially so as to enhance overall income. They also wanted to provide additional educational and Continue reading

Penthouse refurbishment far from tall order for Kemper System

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR solvent-free and odourless waterproofing membrane has been used to refurbish the 1,000m2 penthouse roof area above an oil refinery at a food processing plant in in Erith, London. Working closely with Northfall Design Associates, the highly experienced and knowledgeable team at Kemper System helped to devise Continue reading

Residence 7 – Redefining Windows & Doors

R7 is here to inspire you on your journey to create the dream home. Beautifully flush inside and out, available in a range of maintenance free finishes and a variety of styles, it is versatile without complication. R7 outperforms many other systems with a sophisticated 7 chamber design and intelligent Continue reading

Beware of cheap imitations

           Fisher & Company – over 35 years of manufacturing expertise Fisher & Company design, manufacture and supply Solar and Mains LED Belisha Beacons, Feeder Pillars in both metal and GRP, Highways & Leisure Lantern/Flood & Sign Brackets and Electrical Safety Tested Digging Tools.  Originally a Precision Toolmaking Continue reading