Magazine Archive

Latest Issue : June 2016


The June 2016 edition of ADF includes all our regular ‘product round-up’ sections and will take a more detailed look at:

  • Structural Elements: Roofing
    Sensible solutions for opening buildings up to the sky
    Demand for buildings that offer ‘outdoor’ space has never been higher, especially in inner city environments with tight footprints. Mark Harris at Radmat explores some fit-for-purpose roofing solutions.
  • External Envelope: Doors, Windows & Conservatories
    Choosing the right doors for your building project
    David O’Mara at Hörmann offers his advice on what to look out for when specifying a door as well as guidance on what style best suits the space available.
  • Interiors: Bathrooms & Washrooms
    Pipes of peace
    Victoria Willis, product manager for Geberit, provides an overview of the basics when it comes to achieving good acoustics in bathroom design, and proposes an alternative approach to existing inadequate standards.
  • Landscaping & External Works: SUDs & Water Management
    A flood of reasons for designed-in SuDS
    Ian Geeson at Charcon describes how harnessing the versatility of systems using good design can also benefit visual appeal and scheme delivery.

This issue also features two in-depth case studies:

  • Circular Fusion brings focus to campus
    Bournemouth University’s Fusion 1 building has been designed to foster collaboration between teaching, research and the business world, but it also helps give a much-needed focus to the campus. Mark Smulian discovers.

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 the future editions then please email anthony(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)