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Dark wooden floors add elegance to luxury hotel

16/03/2021 A luxury hotel in Spain's capital used richly dark-coloured hardwood floors to add an elegant backdrop to its rooms and suites.

Transforming a kitchen with Twin Herringbone flooring

15/03/2021 When fashion buyer, blogger and influencer Laura Magee embarked on her kitchen renovation, she knew exactly what type of flooring she wanted. Having already installed Junckers Oak Twin Herringbone in her living and dining areas, she chose the same solid wood floor for the kitchen.

An unusual building

12/03/2021 A new harbourside building has been designed and built with the ability to be disassembled, moved and rebuilt elsewhere. Using sustainable materials which as far as possible are not mixed in the construction of the building has reduced wastage and materials can be recycled.

Solid Nordic Oak flooring for the ‘Town House’

19/01/2021 Designed by Grafton Architects, Town House is a mixed-use teaching facility at Kingston University. The interior is arranged around a series of interlocking, open plan spaces, where Junckers’s solid hardwood flooring features as part of limited materials palette.

Warming up to a long-lasting solution

15/01/2021 Today, there is more understanding around what makes a timber floor suitable for use with underfloor heating. Floors with a low and stable moisture content, guarded by tight production and quality controls, offer an all-natural flooring surface with both hot water and electric systems. A solid wood floor conducts heat well so offers a fast response time and acts as an efficient and even source of radiant heat.

Historic concert room and galleries redesigned to welcome visitors

16/12/2020 St Cecilia’s Hall, which today is a part of the University of Edinburgh, has been thoughtfully redeveloped by Page Park Architects to create a more inclusive and user-friendly space.

Celebrating Danish design principles

10/11/2020 The house follows all the design elements we associate with good Danish design, features we love and come back to again and again – a recipe for a happy healthy home!

Time to replace?

03/11/2020 How do you know if a multi-purpose or activity floor needs replacing? Our technical supremo Richard guides you through the signs.

A little extra help...

30/10/2020 Having worked tremendously hard to raise the money to build a community centre specifically for people with disabilities and learning difficulties, Karen Winspear lost a lot of money and all the flooring for the centre when a flooring contractor went bust. Read her remarkable story.

Towards a net zero carbon future – every part counts!

25/09/2020 With the focus firmly on working towards a net zero carbon future in the construction industry and beyond, it has never been more important to choose wisely and carefully. With pledges such as Architects Declare and the RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge gaining awareness, construction companies are following suit with their own pledges – the more of us who commit to making crucial changes, the sooner we will be able to achieve our goal of halting the climate emergency.

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