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Latest Issue : June 2017

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The June 2017 edition of ADF features two in-depth case studies:

  • Self-Build & Custom Build: The house that isn’t there
    A private family home in Knightsbridge is virtually invisible from the street, concealed below ground and behind an existing single-storey facade. Stephen Cousins reports. See page 31…
  • Care Homes & Sheltered Housing: Time for CLT by the sea
    Perched on a scenic Cornish bay, a fully CLT-framed retirement living scheme promises a better quality of life to residents and a fast construction time. James Parker reports. See page 38…

As well as all our regular ‘product round-up’ sections this issue will take a more detailed look at:

  • Structural Elements: Roofing
    From red to blue
    Phillip Wilcox-Moore of Axter describes how blue roofs can elevate your scheme’s sustainability credentials. See page 47…
  • External Envelope: Doors & Windows
    Shattering conventions
    Neil Puttock of Boavista Windows explains why fibreglass window frames have stirred a revolution in the glazing industry. See page 51…
  • Interiors: Bathrooms & Washrooms
    Cutting through the hype: key trends for bathroom design
    From slim ceramics to the growing market of shower toilets, Emma Mottram of Laufen explores the latest innovations in the bathroom industry. See page 73…
  • Interiors: Bathrooms & Washrooms
    A perfect match. See page 75…
  • Landscaping & External Works: SuDS & Permeable Solutions
    SuDS for better neighbourhoods
    Embedding SuDS in urban design can bring substantial benefits if adopted from the outset, explains Interpave’s Chris Hodson. See page 85…

Your feedback on the content of ADF would be enormously helpful as we strive to make the publication a more topical read. Should you have any ideas or suggestions for future editions then please email anthony(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)