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Royal Docks Charrette

A design charrette, organised by the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) and The Royal Docks Team (RDT) in partnership with Newham Regeneration, has produced a series of proposals to inform the development of new... View Article

Flexible, fascinating, and fitting

Jordan Perlman of Newground Architects explains that although a time-honoured material, brick has limitless possibilities for designers, illustrated by a recent mixed use scheme in London In the six years... View Article

Accessing improvements

The lack of access into commercial and public buildings is still a key issue affecting disabled people in the UK. Christian King of Kee Systems looks at the current regulations... View Article

Future-proofing bathroom design

Robin Tuffley of Closomat explains how whether you are designing a bathroom for a domestic, multi-user or commercial environment, there is one overriding consideration to bear in mind: a proactive... View Article

What sustainability looks like

Peter Sotherton of Teknos GBI discusses the development of more sustainable exterior paints and coatings, and how they can help client organisations ensure they are acting responsibly when it comes... View Article

The devil’s in the detailing

Alex Patrick-Smith of Ketley Brick discusses the performance considerations that need to be borne in mind when choosing increasingly popular textured brickwork facades Brick, which has of course been a... View Article

Ask the Architect – Joe Morris

Joe Morris heads up his practice, but knows that collaboration is the way to good architecture. He answers ADF’s questions Why did you become an architect? My journey to architecture... View Article

CDW celebrates turning 10

This year sees Clerkenwell Design Week celebrate its 10th edition, showcasing a host of the industry’s best in London’s key hub for design and architecture From new designs by Ronan... View Article

Vertical integration

Architype’s Eco Business Centre brings flexible shared workspace to eco-town North West Bicester, in what ended up being the UK’s first non-residential Passivhaus Plus accredited building. Sébastien Reed reports There... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Firestone launches V-Gard AVCL

Firestone, the EPDM roofing system specialist, has launched V-Gard; a next generation air & vapour control layer (AVCL) system suitable for use as part of all Firestone warm roof build-ups.... View Article

Managing compliant changing places

As NHS Trusts prepare to implement new funding to provide specialist accessible toilets- aka Changing Places- one company is reminding them of the need to ensure the facility delivers on... View Article

Porcelain Pavers collection

20mm-thick porcelain tiles for outdoor environments New for 2019, CTD Architectural Tiles has introduced its Porcelain Pavers collection, an extensive range of 20mm-thick porcelain tiles specially suited to outdoor environments.... View Article

People and partnerships

The world leader in the production and distribution of slate, CUPA PIZARRAS prides itself on building positive relationships with clients. Creative collaboration and communication are integral parts of CUPA PIZARRAS’... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration... View Article
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