Regenerative Architecture : What is it?

There’s a new climate push in the construction industry. It is called “regenerative architecture”. The sector has been trying for years to cut its sizeable carbon footprint, which was responsible for 38% of the world’s energy-related greenhouse gases only in...
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What is behind the current instability of the timber industry?

Consumption of wood flooring has increased in all European markets throughout 2021. Renovation and adaptation to “post Covid-19″ life are the drivers of this growth. On the other hand, low availability and higher costs of raw materials are hampering the sector’s enthusiasm...
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Basalt : What to know

Basalt is an effusive rock of volcanic origin produced by the solidification of lava on the earth’s surface, and is generally black or in any case dark. Composed of calcium plagioclase, pyroxenes and gabbro, it is characterised by an appearance ranging from prolific to...
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Feature on RIBA Residential 21

We are very excited to be featured on RIBA Residential 21 as supplier to the De Vere Gardens project with our friends and clients at Alpex Architecture.
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Why Italian marble is considered among the best in the world

Natural stone, and especially marble, are the top choices of materials in design, art and architecture. Always unique, available in many versions and resistant, marble is used to create projects and objects all over the world. We often hear it said that Italian marble is among...
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Breccia : what is it?

Breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock composed of large angular fragments of rocks or minerals (over 2mm millimetres in diameter) cemented together by a matrix of smaller particles that can be similar or not to the composition of its fragments and a mineral cement that bonds the...
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Getting to know the timber species: The Chestnut

The chestnut (Castanea spp.) is a fruit tree belonging to the Fagaceae family, which Include several varieties.  The main species are the European chestnut (Castanea spp.), the Japanese (Castanea crenata.) and that of the United States of America (Castanea dentata),...
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2021 and what it holds for the timber market

It is the year 2021 and COVID-19 is still lingering upon our heads. According to the European Federation of Parquet Producers (FEP), despite so much uncertainty, the timber market remained stable in 2020, exceeding the 76 million square meter threshold. In the wake of a...
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Why Natural Stone Tiles Are A Sustainable Choice For Floors

In today’s busy world that is full of frequent change, the only way to add value to your home and ensure that it will last is to use products and practices that are sustainable. One of these products and practices is the use of natural stone tiles for your floors or walls. The...
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Getting to know the timber species: walnut

Walnut is a fruit tree and there are two main species of walnut tree, National or Blonde walnut (Juglans regia) and Black or Canaletto walnut (Juglans nigra). Both species are sources of timber. Walnut is a very dense timber species that is popularly used for flooring, furniture,...
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