Entries by Lyn

Floors get Mapei eco-install at new 5 FE secondary school

A Mapei eco-system has been used to complete a floor installation at a new 5 FE secondary school in North West London.  The design and construction of the five-form entry secondary school was completed by BAM.  A series of Mapei EMICODE: EC1 Plus certified products were used to install DESSO carpet tiles and Tarkett safety […]


Zentia unveils Gridline: the next level in ceiling grid innovation

Zentia, the UK’s market leader in complete ceiling solutions, is proud to announce the launch of Gridline, the redesigned and streamlined suspended ceiling grid system, replacing Prelude 24 XL2 and TLS along with Prelude 15 XL2 and TLS. This exciting development reflects Zentia’s commitment to innovation, aesthetics, and enhanced functionality in the realm of ceiling […]


Tarkett champions inclusive & equitable educational settings

In England, the number of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) has risen sharply to over 1.5 million, marking an increase of 87,000 new diagnoses since 2022. These figures, likely conservative due to assessment process timelines, show a consistent upward trend since 2016. The importance of World Autism Awareness Day April is especially important in […]


Providing practical solutions for the education sector

Modular construction stands out as an efficient method for creating contemporary and durable educational facilities. Choosing modular buildings over traditional construction brings numerous benefits, leading to a surge in modular schools nationwide. Whether it’s a single or multi-storey structure required, modular solutions offer adaptable designs, ensuring the creation of an ideal learning environment. Wernick Buildings […]


Unlocking sustainability in school buildings

Greg Brushett, sales director at commercial hot water specialist Adveco, considers the current and potential options schools can take advantage of to support the decarbonisation of the built estate… In the UK, the School Premises (England) Regulations 2012 require schools to have “an adequate supply of hot and cold water” in toilets and washing facilities, […]


Modular Timber Frame System provides landmark building for Gosport School

TG Escapes provide timber frame, net-zero buildings offering a highly flexible, bespoke, turnkey, architectural design and build solution to a wide range of customers. Biophilic design principles are combined with sustainable materials and the latest technology to create buildings that are beautiful, ergonomic and inspiring for their occupants whilst offering exceptional environmental integrity. One of […]


UHI Inverness Student of the Year

AN apprentice who mentored pupils and led the winning team in a sustainability challenge while studying and working night shifts has been named as UHI Inverness Student of the Year. UHI Inverness announced their student of the year winners to celebrate outstanding individuals for a range of reasons including academic achievement, overcoming adversity, personal endeavour […]


A helping hand for specifiers from SFS

Despite the prevalence of design and build contracts across many construction sectors, there is still a high proportion of architectural practices, along with developer clients, which seek to achieve excellence in the specification and delivery of projects: whether in relation to targeting greater energy efficiency, the upper levels of BREEAM, enhanced whole life cost, or […]


Quantum Flooring Accessories unveils NEW comprehensive product guide

Quantum is the largest independent flooring accessories manufacturer in the UK, offering a complete range of products including stair nosings, entrance matting, capping strips and cove formers, flooring transitions, trims, and all types of flexible skirtings. The guide showcases the company’s extensive range of high-quality flooring accessories designed to enhance safety, durability, and aesthetics on […]