Under the skin

The Royal College of Physicians’ new WELL Platinum teaching base in Liverpool has been designed with an appropriately scientific approach, resulting in one of the world’s healthiest buildings, including a bespoke patterned envelope. James Parker reports A medical education facility designed... View Article

Shining a light on embodied carbon

The lighting industry is changing fast in order to gear up for net zero – Tim Bowes from Whitecroft Lighting explains how supply chains are cutting embodied carbon The construction industry is often criticised for its slow pace of change,... View Article

Facing the threats

A growing range of perimeter security measures have been developed by industry to meet ever-changing security threats, with full accreditation to give specifiers and clients confidence. Sally Osmond from Frontier Pitts explains the options With a range of potential threats... View Article

A helping hand from nature to become carbon negative

Keller Kitchens and parent group, DKG, are delighted to report that the ambition to be carbon negative during 2022 is well on track to becoming reality.  In addition to the numerous steps, measures and investments the business has taken to attain “manufacturer” carbon neutral status back in April 2017,... View Article

Lighter, brighter homes

Glass balustrades are one of the fastest-growing glazing products in Europe and F.H. Brundle have the widest range of innovative, stylish and installer-friendly, handrailing and balustrade ranges available. Homeowners, architects and product designers have striven to introduce as much transparent... View Article

Earthborn’s Claypaint specified for new hostel in Leeds

A newly renovated 19th century building in Leeds recently opened its doors to accommodate travellers. The new hostel has 12 truly unique rooms, all designed by local and international artists. Earthborn’s Claypaint was on hand to help these talented artists... View Article

Visible benefits

Light is more than just physical, it affects us biologically, and can significantly enhance our lives. Natalie Goodridge at Lamilux UK looks at the relative benefits of natural versus artificial light for occupant wellbeing While light gives biological benefits, there... View Article

Get the “low down” on the perfect office environment

As Britain returns to the office post-pandemic, AET Flexible Space has developed a new CPD presentation to help architects deliver on all the key drivers that affect commercial building design. The educational module focusses on the concept of underfloor air... View Article

Woods Bagot brings learning into the landscape

Students are the winners at the freshly opened and co-located Meadowbank Public School and Marsden High School, designed by Woods Bagot, part of a new breed of education facilities funded by the NSW Government. Spaces to encourage play, collaboration, connection... View Article