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Latest Issue : Feb 2018

Welcome to the February digital issue of ADF magazine. Featured on this issue’s cover is one of two subway stations at Pioneer Village, Toronto designed by Will Alsop, photo © Wade Zimmerman. James Parker reports Will Alsop’s decision to make a departure from traditional transport hubs, and to try and provide a little joy for commuters – see page 38.

In addition to the above, Roseanne Field reports on David Chipperfield Architects’ embrace of the daunting task of transforming one of Venice’s most important historic buildings for a very different future use – see page 35.

This issue includes show previews of Ecobuild, held under the new ownership of Futurebuild Events on 6-8 March – see page 49, and kbb, which will celebrate its 32nd anniversary in Birmingham from 4-7 March – see page 46.

This month’s features will look at how one firm is embracing the supply chain challenge of timber housebuilding (see page 70); discuss alternatives to creating a true wetroom (see page 83); review the evolution towards cloud-based access systems and their benefits (see page 92); and look at why living walls and green screens are establishing themselves as the win-win solution in the green building envelope (see page 94).

As always the magazine is packed with further news and opinions, products, projects and comment pieces. Your feedback on the content would be enormously helpful as we continue to improve our offer so that our publications meet your needs. Should you have any suggestions for future editions then please email aparker(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)