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Klober air-open underlay tops performance ratings

Variable performance of many vapour permeable underlays ultimately prompted the NHBC and BSI to require supporting high level ventilation for such products. For roofs needing the highest standard of ventilation performance during a building’s critical drying out period to prevent... View Article

SAE joist hanger – four million and counting

This Autumn, construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating the pressing of its four millionth ‘ SAE’ joist hanger. The UK’s most versatile, heavy duty timber connector is going from (load bearing) strength to strength, increasing in popularity as builders... View Article

Regeneration plans for Filton Airfield take-off

Plans by infrastructure and development company YTL to regenerate Bristol’s historic 350-acre site at Filton Airfield have received the green light from South Gloucestershire Council. The masterplan includes 2,675 new homes, 62 acres of employment and industrial space, three new... View Article

J. Murphy & Sons Limited takes the high road to BIM quality

Infrastructure specialist Murphy validates its commitment to BIM through recent BRE Global BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certificate. Operating in the UK, Ireland and Canada, Murphy provides a range of construction services to infrastructure sectors including rail, water, power and... View Article

‘The Houseboat’ wins 20th Stephen Lawrence Prize

The 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize, now in its twentieth year, has been awarded to The Houseboat, designed in collaboration with Meredith Bowles of Mole Architects and executive architect Rebecca Granger. Built for clients who are architects themselves, this extraordinary house is the culmination of... View Article

Blog: Designing the agile workplace

Allan Wood of Optima explains the benefits of the agile workplace. A happy and comfortable employee will be at their most productive when their working environment has been designed to be inclusive and collaborative. Gone are the days when the... View Article

Blog: How glazing can help drive retail sales

From the independent used motor dealerships to the flagship luxury showrooms of the high-end car brands, the stock on the forecourt may differ dramatically but one overarching design feature of this market is the extensive use of glazing. James Keeling-Heane... View Article

Ask the architect – Mungo Smith – MAAP

Mungo Smith is a renowned specialist healthcare architect, and was director of Medical Architecture and Art Projects (MAAP) in the UK until 2012, when he moved the firm to Sydney, Australia. He tells ADF why an architect’s life down under isn’t always plain sailing. AFTER SETTING UP SHOP IN AUSTRALIA, WHAT ADVICE... View Article

View Point – Tim Burgess of CoveBurgess Architects

Tim Burgess of CoveBurgess Architects says that grass-roots answers are needed to the problem of practices finding it harder be located in London’s rich diversity. Our modern cities are the current embodiment of humans’ desire to gather into groupings that... View Article

Stannah passenger lift powers access to Luton culture

Wardown House Museum & Gallery, in Luton, Bedfordshire, has flung its doors wide to visitors of all mobilities – including wheelchair-users – thanks to a Stannah Maxilift MRLi (motor room-less) passenger lift. Built for busy environments, the 13-person hydraulic lift carries... View Article

Red Grandis™ lands at Lathams

The UK’s biggest independent timber and panel products distributor, James Latham, is now offering Red Grandis™ directly from stock through all eight of its nationwide timber depots. Ethically sourced and plantation grown in Uruguay by forestry and logging giant Urufor,... View Article
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