Precast in a new light

Building Products showcases the aesthetic versatility of architectural and structural precast concrete, which has been effectively utilised to create striking building envelopes on several high profile projects.

Steady new home growth for November

New home registrations maintained a steady rate of growth throughout November, with similar levels compared to a year ago, according to the latest NHBC...

Sprayers answered

Despite traditional plastering having its many supporters, its days may be numbered as ready-mixed spray plasters (RMPs) now deliver many superior features and benefits, says Lorna Stork, Knauf’s sustainability manager.

Schneider unveils new Ethernet Gateway system

Schneider Electric has announced the launch of its Ethernet Gateway Link150. The Link150 serves as an Ethernet Gateway for PowerLogic system devices and any other...

Winning formula

An automated sliding door system has helped divide space between office and canteen at the new headquarters of a global sportswear brand. Building Products reports.

Designer facades

Ian Robottom, product manager at Lithodecor Airtec Systems, looks at how glazed ventilated rainscreen cladding panels are helping to meet the requirements of modern architecture.

Plans submitted for London Paddington regeneration

Great Western Developments and its development partner Sellar Property Group have announced the formal submission of a planning application for the redevelopment of the...

Achieving timeless design

Simon Allford, director at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, winner of this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize, says that architectural design needs to consider the ever-changing nature of our cities, to ensure their long term sustainability.

Grant UK upgrades oil-fired combi

Grant UK’s Vortex Pro oil-fired combi now includes a 24 litre expansion vessel as standard, a safeguard designed to provide expansion capacity for both...

Light years ahead

Dan Hawkes, senior account manager at LEDHut Trade, outlines why LEDs are the ideal replacement for halogen lighting in residential settings.