Simon Darbyshire, managing director of Bjelin UK explains how the firm has evolved from pioneering a method of installing wood flooring without using glue.
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In the run-up to Futurebuild at London’s Excel James Parker, editor of Architects’ Datafile and Housebuilder and Developer, speaks to Martin Hurn, event director at Futurebuild.
In this special episode of Building Insights we captures some of the key highlights from our October 2023 industry round table, ‘Solutions for Stormwater Management.’
Samsung Climate Solutions' Aimee Holloran is accelerating heat pump installations and apprenticeships across the country. She’s a powerful role model for any young woman considering plumbing as a career.
Achieving a Passivhaus-compliant design for a building requires meticulous attention to detail. A. Proctor's James and Iain simplify the process of creating an effective, breathable, and airtight envelope for high-rises.
AkzoNobel's Duncan Lochhead explores how important air quality and VOCs are in the social housing sector, and best practice tips for specifying the increasing ranges of low-VOC paints.
Rita Singh of Kingspan Insulation discusses how a fabric first approach works in practice and why retrofit first should be the overriding aim.
Charlie Luxton, ambassador for Samsung Climate Solutions looks at how lower energy house designs will be better places to live, and tackles some of the myths about their ‘liveability’.
Jeremy Gray of the Federation of Master Builders discusses their new industry survey findings, and how firms are negotiating tough times.
Kevin Smith of Marchini Curran Architects discusses how the studio has gone from strength to strength even in challenging times, following a buy out.
James Johnston and Will Jones of the A.Proctor Group discusses why we need air-tight high-rises, how specifying the right membrane is key to fire safety, and how the performance gap…
Lee Crossland of AkzoNobel discusses how his career managing paint stores has helped him in his current role tackling wider leisure sector challenges.