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Abet shelters the rescuers

Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate has been used to clad the exterior of the new offices and crew rooms of the RNLI Station in Brighton Marina. Designed and supplied by Aliva UK, MEG 414 was chosen to match the ceramic facades of the surrounding buildings and was face fixed with colour coded rivets. The cladding...
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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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