In this issue, we bring you news on high performing timber cladding, the materials crisis, the Architects' Choice Award, and more.

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Home extension reaches Finish Line

A striking home extension is one of the first to be clad in an exclusive product from James Latham. Utilising the Finish Line Collection, a high performing timber cladding developed by Lathams with Accoya Timber, timber engineering company Dresser Mouldings and Canadian coating specialist Sansin, the project saw the addition... Read more...
Published 09/09/2021 via

Architects’ Choice Award

Following the announcement that the 2021 Brick Awards shortlists, the Brick Development Association (BDA) would like to invite registered architects to choose which project from the Shortlist, should win the prestigious Architects’ Choice Award. The Architects’ Choice Award is a unique element to the Brick Awards. This category is an exciting opportunity... Read more...
Published 08/09/2021 via

Materials crisis continues to curtail UK builders’ recovery, says FMB

Builders’ recovery from the pandemic is being curtailed by a long-lasting crisis in the price and availability of vital building materials, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to UK Construction PMI data released today. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders, said: “Builders throughout the UK, particularly smaller firms... Read more...
Published 08/09/2021 via

New Rockpanel Metals design range for your facade

Make your metal vision rock! The non-combustible A2 rated Rockpanel Metals facade cladding consists of two sub-ranges: Elemental and Advanced. Order a free sample box! The new range offers ultimate design freedom to architects who are looking for a metal look facade, but with all the advantages of rock to perfectly combine... Read more...
Published 08/09/2021 via

World Architecture Festival Reveals 2021 Timber Prize Shortlist

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed the 2021 Best Use of Certified Timber Shortlist, supported for the third year in a row by Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). This year’s eight shortlisted projects highlight the work of practices across the world, from Denmark to Tokyo, that push new boundaries in the use of certified timber... Read more...
Published 07/09/2021 via

Steel windows – the sustainable and stylish choice

Steel is the most recycled material by weight on the planet. Genuine sustainability is about the kind of tomorrow we want to leave to our children and grandchildren – and onwards. It touches every facet of life and means making the right choices, so it is increasingly important to understand and evaluate materials from cradle to grave. In the case of steel windows... Read more...
Published 01/09/2021 via

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