Recent Posts by wendy harris

Living with an air of calm

Apartments are often difficult environments to be acoustically comfortable given the effect of hard surfaces and surrounding neighbours.  When located in a city, the problem is often magnified. One city dweller discovered just this problem when his family moved from the USA. The property was light and spacious and offered many interesting details, such as skylights...
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Studor shows the way to health & hygiene in the bathroom

Drainage smells are not only unpleasant, but also a potential health risk Whilst unpleasant, a bad smell in the bathroom is not in itself dangerous. However, it may well be indicative of a more serious and potentially life-threatening issue. The smell can indicate that the water trap seal – the only barrier between the drainage system...
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History colours design

Dramatic wall design at the refurbished Tottenham Court Road Underground Station is reminding the public just how stunning centuries old terrazzo materials can be when specified for walls and floors. Here, TRI Contracting has used terrazzo to restore the iconic Eduardo Paolozzi mosaic work and it is a stunning example of how the material can...
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Comar 5P.i Advanced Window System

Using latest thermal break technology to produce windows for the next generation of solutions Integration is the key factor which underpins the latest new product launch from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems.  Their market leading Comar 9P.i Framing system offers fast-track semi unitised construction for floor to ceiling glazing, allowing tilt/turn or casement windows to hang direct...
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