• Grey and white trend from Max Top Quartz

    Grey and white trend from Max Top Quartz

    Maxtop Quartz Ltd, has unveiled two brand new surface designs to complement its existing range of pre-finished worktops. Available now, Pure White and Pewter Grey will ensure the Maxtop Quartz range offers a modern selection of both sparkling and plain finishes, keeping the product portfolio fresh and on-trend. Inspired by customer needs and preferences, the

  • Wienerberger thinks outside the box

    Wienerberger thinks outside the box

    In response to the growing trend for architects and designers exploring a wider variety of brick sizes, Wienerberger, a leading UK provider of building material solutions, has announced the launch of seven new long format bricks to its Roman range. The introduction of these seven new bricks is in direct response to the rising popularity of

  • ANCON’S Modern brick-faced soffits

    ANCON’S Modern brick-faced soffits

    Specifying modern brick-faced soffits just got easier, with the publication of Ancon’s new 16-page Nexus brochure. Developed by Ancon and Ibstock Kevington, two of the UK’s leading specialists in structural support and prefabricated masonry components, Nexus is an advanced lightweight system that makes modern brick-faced soffits and lintels simple and achievable, particularly in fast-track environments.

  • Framing solution

    Framing solution

    voestalpine Metsec plc has provided its Metframe pre-panelised steel-framing product for a new Travelodge hotel on the Thetford Riverside Development in Norfolk. The use of modern methods of construction allowed efficiency savings to be made and ensured the initial build phase of the project was completed within budget and to tight deadlines. Work on the

  • Showcasing eco credentials

    Showcasing eco credentials

    Mapei showcased their eco credentials and sustainable product line at Ecobuild for the 7th consecutive year, alongside popular live demonstrations for installing large format porcelain tiles and BBA accredited Mapetherm EWI thermal insulation systems. Phil Breakspear, Managing Director at Mapei UK said “Mapei invests five per cent of annual turnover in Research and Development activities

  • Supreme bricks

    Supreme bricks

    Northcot Brick’s flagship project, the Newport Street Gallery, has been declared the outright winner of the ‘Supreme Award’ by the Brick Development Association (BDA) in its annual ‘Brick Awards’. The Newport Street Gallery not only claimed the 2016 ‘Supreme Award’ but also topped the ‘Best Public Building’ category. For Northcot Brick, this is the second

  • Ancon quality recognised

    Ancon quality recognised

    Structural steel fixings manufacturer, Ancon Building Products, has had its commitment to business excellence further recognised with long tenure awards for two of the industry’s key systems management standards. The awards, which were presented by BSI (British Standards Institution), mark over 20 years of continuous certification of Ancon’s quality management system under ISO 9001 and

  • Window innovations

    Window innovations

    Hueck UK has expanded its popular Lambda series of products with the launch of Lambda WS 075 FC and Lambda SA (silent air). Lambda WS 075 FC combines the advantages of a highly thermally insulated aluminium window construction with the appearance of a slender façade design; and is a cost-effective alternative to traditional curtain walling.

  • Urban design in New York City

    Urban design in New York City

    For the first time this year Vestre, a Norwegian leader in the production of street furniture, was among the protagonists of the Milan Design Week with “Nordic Life in Urban Spaces”, an installation, which demonstrated colourful and functional pieces of furniture designed to transform the urban public areas of modern cities with vitality and a