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Latest Issue : December 2016

The December 2016 edition of ADF features two in-depth case studies:

  • CULTURAL BUILDINGS
    A case of presentation
    Rio Architects has brought some creative sparkle to its design for a visitor centre near Cardiff which shines a light on the work of The Royal Mint. Ray Philpott investigates

  • HOTELS
    Revealing Victorian secrets
    The sensitive interior upgrade of a boutique hotel in Chelsea revealed itself tO be an even bigger challenge for the architects, once they discovered the myriad of secrets the building held. James Parker goes behind the scenes

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

  • STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS: TIMBER (INCLUDING TIMBER FRAME)
    The rise and rise of CLT buildings
    Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe discusses how cross-laminated timber can help architects reach new heights

  • EXTERNAL ENVELOPE: DOORS & WINDOWS
    Bridging the divide: a question of choice
    David Clarke of IDSystems opens up about glazing systems for effective open plan living

  • INTERIORS: OFFICE & CONTRACT FURNITURE
    Choosing the right settings
    Oliver Ronald of The Boss Design Group explains how the emergence of settings is influencing workplace design

  • ACCESSIBILITY
    A bathroom that works for everyone
    Designing washrooms for multi-ability use is a sensitive process and the influx of products that combine style and substance means architects are spoilt for choice. Lisa Ward of Bristan offers expert guidance

This issue also includes the Products of the Year Showcase.

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