In its January 2019 report RIBA stated that even though a building fire safety strategy might be a requirement of Building Regulations, there is little consistency over what information is being handed over in practice.
What does this mean for fire safety in England & Wales and what can architects, designers and specifiers do to mitigate risks once the project leaves their desks?
Staniforth House is Unite’s latest student development located in the heart of Birmingham. Previously a self-storage facility, the 15,2000sqm site provides modern student accommodation housing 586 bedrooms, plus a number of common rooms and meet and greet areas across 14 floors. The scheme utilises the panoramic views across the city of Birmingham with a roof top garden for students to relax and take a break from their studies.
Upgrading or refurbishing cubicles in school washrooms can be a time consuming and disruptive job, it is important to get it right the first time. When designing, manufacturing and installing new washrooms in schools and even nurseries, a lot of planning and careful consideration is put into each stage of the process. There are many factors to consider when choosing the right washroom toilet cubicles for your school or nursery to ensure they are built to last. We have outlined the main ones to
The new CPD offers a review of the latest regulatory changes in the design and construction of education buildings specifically relating to rooflights, as well as a look at the benefits of natural light and ventilation.
Our new acoustic window ventilation range features a comprehensive selection of acoustic solutions. This includes products such as the surface mountable SM Acoustic window vent, which offers an acoustic reduction of up to 40dB while open.
The latest additions to our acoustic offering is the Tunal Range which represents a series of on the frame and on the glass solutions that are ideal for high rise buildings and projects which require a superior acoustic solution.
The Royal Academy of Arts is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects.
Inimitable Each slate is unique, the slate texture tells the story of the forces that created it. No other artificial alternatives can compare by a product moulded by natural. Resistance Natural slate is the most resistant material with a life span of over 100 years and unlike artificial products the colour remains the same over time. Performance Natural slate is resistant against extreme weather, its fireproof and waterproof. Natural slate guar
Luxury Vinyl Tiles or LVT are a common option for flooring within households, but find out about our acoustic underlay that can be laid directly, without any other products, which is the only product on the market to be able to do this.
Our roof hatches can now be specified with a Non-combustible mineral wool insulation alternative to Polyisocyanurate insulation. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of switching insulation type.