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Balancing act

Creating a major new performance space to help revitalise a deprived part of south east London meant a delicate balancing act for Bennetts Associates in its adaptive reuse of five... View Article

Pumping up radiators’ profile

Chris Harvey of Stelrad Radiator Group examines the relationship between radiators and heat pumps, and how they might be able to work effectively together in future The recent announcement from... View Article

Rendering life-long success

Matthew Allen of Sika discusses the key considerations when specifying render to ensure that a long life, as well aesthetically pleasing, result is achieved A building’s external surface is integral... View Article

Steps to balancing safety and aesthetics

Kevin Underwood at the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) looks at how to balance the important twin drivers of aesthetics and safety in staircase design It’s no surprise that aesthetic considerations... View Article

View Point: Nigel Ostime of Hawkins\Brown

LISTEN HERE 🔊 In the first of two articles, architect and partner at Hawkins\Brown Nigel Ostime looks at how Pre-Construction Services Agreements (PCSAs) can better engage contractors to tackle issues... View Article

Practice Profile: Lead8

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Multidisciplinary practice Lead8 has ascended quickly to global status since founding in 2014, picking up numerous accolades along the way. ADF’s Tom Boddy speaks to co-founders Christine... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Welcome back Matt

GEZE UK is delighted to welcome back Matt Gregory as Specification Manager for the north. Matt will be responsible for assisting architects and specifiers with compliant solutions for all products... View Article

Bowled over by TORMAX

Delivering easy access for all members and visiting players, Newark Indoor Bowls Centre benefits from two automatic single sliding doors to the main entrance and lobby, as well as an... View Article

Wallpaper* design award for VitrA

Liquid, the recently launched collaboration with Tom Dixon, receives Best Fluid Form accolade. Soft, flowing forms, generous shapes, and a radical departure from the current trend for sharp-edged geometric pieces... View Article

Aico announce their charity of the year!

Aico are proud to announce that they will be supporting Shrewsbury-based  charity, Little Stars Baby Bank for 2022 through their Charity of the Year  initiative.  Little Stars Baby Bank is... View Article
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