A redesign by Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture

Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture redesigns a mixed-use building to house the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Fondation Francois Sommer in the heart of the Marais – Paris, France A place for exhibitions, a workplace, a public place as well as one of... View Article

The devil is in the detail: fire protection processes for timber

Howard Morris at Trade Fabrication Systems explores the relative performance benefits of fire-retardant surface coatings and pressure treatments for timber, and explains the merits of an alternative process Admired for its rustic appearance, strength and cost, timber is an attractive... View Article

Stannah powers access in London Bridge Station rebuild

Stannah Major Projects has installed 11 lifts as part of the Access for All requirement in the rebuild of London Bridge Station, a central London rail terminus and connected London Underground station, transformed from dated and chaotic into a multi-award-winning, 21st-century... View Article

Ventilation systems to improve air quality and wellbeing

SIEGENIA’s single-unit mechanical ventilators are a simple, effective solution for planners looking to tackle poor air quality and to enhance inhabitants’ wellbeing. Wellbeing and the creation of “healthy” homes are topics which have gained considerable traction recently in architectural circles... View Article

Fortitude Steel Railing

Fortitude Traditional Steel Railings innovative pre-welded panels and a simple bracket system will greatly reduce on-site installation time. The raking panel cleverly allows installation of railings on stairs and gradients whilst concealing the pivot points of each spindle. The versatility... View Article

Overcoming urban space and time challenges

Apartment living is on the rise, posing challenges for construction professionals when it comes to delivering residential units on time in compact footprints; Richard Bateman from RWC discusses solutions that can help architects Due to the rapid economic, demographic and... View Article

Shaping the installers of the future at Futurebuild 2020

As the need for more sustainable solutions in both new and retrofit projects increases, Futurebuild has announced an exclusive new partnership with standards organisation, MCS, to deliver a dedicated platform for installers to gain cutting edge education and access practical... View Article

A Stannah platform lift future-proofs a new home in Somerset

A first-hand experience by homeowners, Alan and Christine Wiseman Making your home accessible for as long as possible is becoming standard practice in the UK. It’s called future-proofing and it’s practical, efficient and affordable, which is why Alan and Christine... View Article

A guide to providing an extension for your Irish house

As you know, the Irish are known to be simple people relatively in their culture, lifestyle, and decision-making processes. This ease to life is further noticed in the choice designs for mass housing schemes. These architectural designs show the complexity... View Article