Planning for in-built sustainability

If the UK is to reach carbon net-zero by 2050 and its homes are to withstand the changing climate, sustainability needs to be ‘baked into developments’ from the outset. Isabella Krabbe of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) tells Jack... View Article

Most common mistakes to avoid when making renovations

When it comes to designing your dream home, it’s easy to get carried away with how you want the finished project to look. However, there are lots of renovating risks so it’s important you’re prepared. There are common mistakes that... View Article

A message to you, Rishi

Next week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will announce his hotly anticipated 2021 Spring Budget statement. Against the backdrop of falling Covid numbers but increasingly challenging import/export shenanigans, a persistent housing crisis, tough climate agenda and expensive Furlough Scheme, he’ll... View Article

Snickers Workwear High-Performance Jackets

Workwear – Protectivewear – Performancewear – Leisurewear. With street-smart designs for men and women, all Snickers Workwear jackets include must-have features that focus on fit and freedom of movement as well as using innovative fabrics that deliver long lasting protection... View Article

Micro developers, macro barriers

A collaborative JV between a micro-developer and a local housing association is building four homes on a semi-rural Bristol site. CHI’s Alli Gay tells Jack Wooler how the developer navigated the many challenges SMEs face to achieve this. A small... View Article

On trend colour choice for AluK windows and doors

With Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow declared as the Pantone Colours of the Year for 2021, AluK is showcasing a recent installation which showed how the grey and yellow combination can be used successfully in windows and doors to create... View Article

Industrial strength with Keller’s Brooklyn Brick kitchen

Embracing a New York state of mind, Keller’s (www.kellerkitchens.com) Brooklyn Brick kitchen is the latest addition to the industrial range.  A sturdy design with a matt black finish, the Brooklyn Brick design will fit seamlessly into a home yearning for... View Article

Get failsafe external tiling with a BAL solution

BAL – market-leaders in full tiling solutions – can provide trusted systems for external tiling. Looking for a true drainage system? BAL’s external tiling range features innovative AquaDrain drainage mats and drain grates to ensure water is taken away from... View Article