All Public buildings articles – Page 5

  • Features

    Bathroom solutions

    2009-03-13T00:00:00Z

    The problem of designing and providing a cost-efficient, accessible toileting or bathing facility in hospitals, nursing homes and elderly persons homes is simplified with a new approach from Manchester company Total Hygiene.

  • Features

    Wiring accessories

    2009-03-13T00:00:00Z

    MK Electric has developed a collection of products dedicated to healthcare environments.

  • Grimshaw’s £71m conversion of an Edwardian office block for the London School of Economics
    Features

    Cost model update: Public sector

    2009-02-20T00:00:00Z

    With the construction market in reverse and tender prices in freefall, it’s crucial to have the latest building costs. This update has been compiled by Max Wilkes and Simon Rawlinson of Davis Langdon

  • Heating specialist Jaga has launched a radiator specifically for use in the education sector
    Features

    Radiator for schools

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Heating specialist Jaga has launched a radiator specifically for use in the education sector

  • Features

    Lockable sockets

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    MK Electric has launched a range of lockable switches and sockets suitable for applications where control of supply is necessary such as public areas and schools and colleges

  • Features

    Low flow taps

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Douglas Delabie has uprated its Tempo Stop basin tap to make it more water efficient

  • Features

    External light fittings

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Lighting manufacturer Erco has launched the Powercast range of projectors and floodlights for use in outdoor applications such as accent lighting on signage through to floodlighting of facades and atriums

  • Aura Corporation has provided an Actulite polarised daylight lighting system to classrooms at Alderwood Pupil Referral School in Ipswich
    Features

    Daylight lighting systems

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Aura Corporation has provided an Actulite polarised daylight lighting system to classrooms at Alderwood Pupil Referral School in Ipswich, a school for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

  • Cladding panels from Marley Eternit have been used on the Donaldson College in Linlithgow, Scotland’s national school for deaf and speech-impaired children
    Features

    Cladding panels

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Cladding panels from Marley Eternit have been used on the Donaldson College in Linlithgow, Scotland’s national school for deaf and speech-impaired children

  • Features

    Illuminated bollards

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Zumtobel has launched the BEGA 7785, a lighting bollard that also doubles up as a seat

  • Features

    Atrium glazing

    2009-02-13T00:00:00Z

    One of the key features of the new £23m state-of-the-art learning facility at the North Glasgow College Campus is its large central atrium which allows natural daylight to penetrate into the building

  • Defra’s offices in Alnwick
    Features

    Big ambitions: Defra's Alnwick HQ

    2009-01-16T00:00:00Z

    When designers began working on Defra’s offices in Alnwick, they thought a BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating an exciting enough challenge. But then BRE went and introduced ‘outstanding’…

  • Kier Group has brought festive spirit to Parliament Square by decking out a crane on its UK Supreme Court site in Christmas lights
    News

    Merrily on high

    2008-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Kier Group has brought festive spirit to Parliament Square by decking out a crane on its UK Supreme Court site in Christmas lights.

  • Features

    Modular schools

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    A new sixth-form centre at the Alperton Community school in Brent, north-west London, has been constructed entirely of pre-owned modular buildings

  • Features

    LED lighting

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Lighting designer and supplier Havells Sylvania has added to its Concord portfolio with the launch of Planate – a range of slim modular LED panels designed to provide a high-quality alternative to fluorescent lighting solutions

  • Features

    Performance doorsets

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Leaderflush Shapland’s Plasform Unique, Plasform Original and Plasform Extended Performance doorsets have been used on a new extension for the Gloucestershire Royal hospital

  • Features

    Door closers

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Geze has developed the TS 3000 EC door closer specifically for the education environment

  • Features

    Cladding panels

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    A series of cobalt and brilliant blue exterior cladding panels from Trespa UK have been used on The Cube, a new building at Mount’s Bay school in Cornwall

  • Features

    Anti-ligature windows

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    A window that maximises ventilation while minimising the risk of self-harming has been developed for hospitals by Kawneer

  • Features

    Antibacterial paints

    2008-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Paint manufacturer Johnstone’s has developed Microbarr, an antibacterial coating it claims will eradicate 99.9% of surface bacteria in 18 hours