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Latest Issue : Nov 2017

Welcome to the November digital issue of ADF (Architects’ Datafile). The cover story sees James Parker report on the world’s first hardwood CLT building, Maggie’s Oldham by dRMM Architects. It is a highly considered centre for cancer patients that puts function and sensitive use of materials over form. See page 31…

In this issue’s second project report, Steve Menary reports on St James’s Market by Make Architects; a prestigious retail scheme in London’s West End whose brief required it to elegantly blend the old and new. See page 39…

On page 14, Sébastien Reed talks to Trevor Colman of Colman Architects about the practice’s 30-year lifespan and on page 21 Mungo Smith tells ADF why an architect’s life down under isn’t always plain sailing. On page 19, Tim Burgess of CoveBurgess Architects offers his perspective on the solution to London’s unaccommodatingly rich diversity.

This month’s features see Safeguard Europe explore why it’s essential to prioritise flood damage prevention when designing new homes (page 46) while Vena look at the need to achieve a tricky balance when considering architectural glazing (page 51). Kemper Systems discuss what you need to consider when specifying green roof systems (page 61) and Offsite Solutions offer some practical advice for specifying factory-built bathrooms (page 75).

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 ideas or suggestions for future editions then please email aparker(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)