• Bakerhicks award

    Bakerhicks award

    An engineer from BakerHicks has won the Lifetime Achievement in Engineering Award at the prestigious Women in Construction & Engineering (WICE) Awards. The award, which recognises women whose contributions have ‘revolutionised the engineering industry’, was picked up by Geoff Cox, Managing Director of the Built Environment at BakerHicks. He has played a central role in

  • Plain sailing

    Plain sailing

    Red Wharf Bay Sailing & Watersports Club is set in an area of outstanding beauty at Traeth Bychan on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The member’s clubhouse has been sited here for over 50 years due to its suitable sailing waters. The members of the committee decided that the exterior of the building was

  • Armourcoat enhances Egyptian style

    Armourcoat enhances Egyptian style

    Armourcoat polished plaster has created a stunning entrance for the refurbishment of Greater London House in Camden’s Mornington Crescent, a striking example of Art Deco Egyptian revival architecture. The hand-applied Armourcoat wall finish forms part of the interior design by Forme UK, which pays contemporary homage to the style of the façade. An entrance ‘portico’

  • FILA specified at the Strand

    FILA specified at the Strand

    FILA surface treatments have been specified, by Stone & Ceramic, for its most extensive project to date at 190 Strand, London. The flagship development, designed by Grid Architects, includes a collection of bespoke suites, penthouses and apartments. FILAPROJECT worked alongside Stone & Ceramic to provide ‘initial clean’ and maintenance solutions for the multiple tile designs

  • Dow on the Wharf

    Dow on the Wharf

    Dow Building Solutions’ XPS solutions have been specified for buildings at the Royal Wharf development in London. The multi-phase reshaping of the 40-acre site will include over 3,300 homes, shops, and other amenities. 34,000m2 of XENERGY™ SL 160mm and XENERGY™ MK is being supplied over two development phases to the main roofing contractor Turners. Dow

  • Compliant emulsions

    Compliant emulsions

    Specifiers seeking to certify a fit-out for sustainability best practice, increasingly use the SKA Rating system operated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Earthborn‘s Ecopro Matt Emulsion, Lo Sheen Emulsion and Eggshell are all now compliant. Available in all 98 shades of BS4800, plus black and white, they are all made in

  • Bakerhicks appointment

    Bakerhicks appointment

    BakerHicks, the specialist design and engineering business, has appointed John Griffin to the newly created role of managing director for Nuclear and Defence. John has spent the last 15 years delivering a range of high-profile multi-disciplinary projects within the Nuclear industry. John is tasked with further expanding and diversifying the company’s Nuclear and Defence capabilities,

  • Revolutionary tech from Hueck

    Revolutionary tech from Hueck

    Architectural aluminium specialist Hueck UK has added to its commercial offering with the launch of a new product set to revolutionise façade technology. Trigon GSP is a glass-sandwich system that allows architects to create complex office and store facades quickly and cost-efficiently. Opaque glass-sandwich panels and concealed mounting offers seamless glass looks without visible structural

  • BRITA Vivreau offers a designer twist

    BRITA Vivreau offers a designer twist

    BRITA Vivreau’s reusable Designer Twist bottles are an ideal addition to boardrooms across the UK this summer. The Twist bottle has a wide neck and twist cap design, easily allowing for fruit to be placed inside, combined with purified chilled still or sparkling water for ultimate refreshment. Fruit infusions in BRITA Vivreau’s 700ml reusable Designer