Cities could swallow 290,000 square kilometres of wildlife habitat by 2030

Cities could swallow 290,000 square kilometres of wildlife habitat by 2030

An area of natural habitat larger than New Zealand could be swallowed by growing cities between now and 2030, according to projections released today by an international team of scientists. Environmental non-profit The Nature Conservancy (TNC) led the assessment, alongside partners including Future Earth, Stockholm Resilience Center (SRC), ICLEI-Local Governments

OPTIM-R supports organic growth of Garden Museum

Optim-R supports organic growth of Garden Museum

The Kingspan OPTIM-R Roofing System has provided a slim, lightweight and highly thermally efficient solution for the Phase II extension of the prestigious Garden Museum in London.   Situated within the deconsecrated St Mary’s-at-Lambeth, the Garden Museum is the only museum in the country dedicated to the design and history of gardens.

Kingspan Access Floors launches new finishes

Kingspan Access Floors launches new finishes

Kingspan–the world’s largest manufacturer, supplier, and installer of raised access floor solutions–is launching a new range of architectural floor finishes at London Build 2018. StoneWorks, WoodCraft and Resilient will deliver greater flexibility when designing first-class commercial spaces.   Integrated, bonded and overlay finishes include a wide variety of Terrazzo, Porcelain and

Construction market warms to woodfibre Insulation as NBT announces sales growth

Construction market warms to woodfibre insulation as NBT announces sales growth

Woodfibre insulation specialist, NBT, is on target for a 50 per cent growth in sales volumes for 2018, indicating that specifiers are increasingly selecting woodfibre for its thermal performance, year-round comfort and moisture dispersion properties.   Woodfibre insulation currently accounts for less than one per cent of the UK insulation market but