Ibstock Brick Wins Regional Business Award for its commitment to sustainability

Ibstock Brick has been announced as a winner in the category of Most Ethical / Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 at the Made in the Midlands Awards.

Death defying swimming pool boasts 360-degree views of London

Death defying swimming pools are set to become the newest architectural trend in central London, allowing visitors to float over 200 metres above the capital’s skyline

Tradespeople still not up to speed with smart home technology

82% of tradespeople have never undertaken any form of training in smart home technology

Euroclad appoints new managing director

Euroclad Group has announced the appointment of Aiveen Kearney as managing director. Aiveen will replace Simon Thomas who has elected to leave the company after 30 plus years

2019 Brick Awards judges announced

The Brick Awards celebrate the most exciting examples of brick architecture in the UK and across the world

An all-time high: almost 740,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2018...

The results were presented at the 2019 edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Prague, Czech Republic, where the industry shared further progress towards increasing the sustainability performance of PVC

‘Fire safety must be priority in new-build homes’ urges DHF, following...

BBC Watchdog Live has highlighted that a number of new-builds constructed by Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes were sold with missing or incorrectly installed fire barriers, which are used to form a complete seal between different areas of a home, and prevent the spread of fire

New research report from Uponor identifies high rise as the answer...

It is predicted that the UK population will reach 67 million by 2020 and 77 million by 2050, with 68% of these living in urban areas

YouGov research proves office design is the greatest asset to business...

Less than half of Brits believe the design of their workplace encourages innovation and creativity

Building for a better world

A special clinic for treating children suffering from cleft lip and palate was opened in the Moroccan city of Oujda. The new building was made possible thanks to the dedication of humanitarian architecture charity Article 25 and the extensive support provided by the Sto Group