Category: Westbury’s Picks

Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

The different types of roof lanterns
16 Jan

The different types of roof lanterns

An innovative solution designed to let natural light stream into your home – the roof lantern is certainly a thing of architectural beauty! It can be one of the first...

The best blog posts of 2018
02 Jan

The best blog posts of 2018

It’s the first week back after the Christmas break, and with everyone setting New Year’s Resolutions we’re looking back over the wonderful year we had in 2018. Here’s a roundup...

8 of the world’s most famous windows
09 Oct

8 of the world’s most famous windows

Windows are a hugely important component of any property; they affect the way the light enters a building and therefore they affect the atmosphere inside.  

Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut
04 Oct

Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut

Most commonly known for its edible nuts at Christmas, we don’t tend to use sweet chestnut timber in the UK, despite it being remarkably similar to oak. With chestnuts falling...

Tree of the month – Oak
15 Sep

Tree of the month – Oak

Universally revered, the oak’s special qualities have been recognised since the dawn of time and has been worshipped across religions and cultures for hundreds of years.

Tree of the Month – Robinia
30 Apr

Tree of the Month – Robinia

This month we are focusing on the Robinia - also known as the False Acacia or the Black Locust. This happens to be a firm favourite over at Westbury Windows...

Westbury’s Pick: The Ting Xi Bamboo Pavilion
26 Feb

Westbury’s Pick: The Ting Xi Bamboo Pavilion

The stunning Ting Xi Bamboo Pavilion is nestled within a leafy suburban forest close to the centre of Xiamen – a quaint coastal city in China.

Accoya® Focus: Restoration of the Gothic Garden Temple
08 Dec

Accoya® Focus: Restoration of the Gothic Garden Temple

In this month’s Accoya® Focus, we're looking at the restoration of the Gothic Temple in Oxford.

Architect Focus: Accoya project showcase
28 Sep

Architect Focus: Accoya project showcase

In this month’s Architect Focus, we’re showcasing some of our favourite Accoya projects around the world.

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects
17 Aug

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects

This month's inspirational Architect Focus is all about the award-winning, sustainable work of Hopkins Architects Practice.