Kingspan TEK gets sporty at new pavilion

Kingspan TEK gets sporty at new pavilion

The Kingspan TEK Building System of structural insulated panels (SIPs) has provided the bespoke, thermally efficient shell for a minimalist pavilion at Eton College’s Willowbrook Outdoor Sports Centre.   The stunning single-storey building, designed by Lewandowski Architects, sits at the centre of the site and provides a range of facilities including changing

Kingspan OPTIM-R appointed for Royal Pavilion

Kingspan OPTIM-R appointed for Royal Pavilion

The Kingspan OPTIM-R Flooring System has been fitted as part of a landmark development of luxurious apartments facing on to the new central square in the sustainable community of Poundbury.   Built on Duchy of Cornwall land, the urban extension has been developed in accordance with the architectural and urban planning principals

Bird nest inspires engineers to build new bricks from plastic waste

Bird nest inspires engineers to build new bricks from plastic waste

A new brick made from domestic plastic waste has been proven to provide 10 times better insulation than traditional bricks made from clay. Dr Karthikeyan Kandan, senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), has created a novel brick made entirely from upcycled plastic waste.   Believed to be

Don’t be floored by underfloor heating

Don’t be floored by underfloor heating

Underfloor heating offers effective and efficient heating that’s out of sight and makes no demands on wall space. However, many people have misconceptions about using underfloor heating, especially as a replacement for radiators.   To ease some of the worries, Wunda Group is discussing its innovative warm water over floor system Wundatherm,