Ask the Architect: Greg Blee

LISTEN HERE Greg Blee, founder of Blee Halligan, tells ADF how he found himself working in architecture almost by accident, and why he now focuses on creating projects overseas which blend into their landscapes What made you want to become... View Article

Industrial revelation

LISTEN HERE Dubbed the ‘grandparent of the skyscraper,’ the iron-framed former flaxmill in Shrewsbury has been brought back to life as a workplace and museum by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. James Parker reports on how they worked with Historic... View Article

Lee Valley and Luceco luminaires in the spotlight

The London skating venue for this seasons ‘Dancing on Ice’ masterclass with Torvill and Dean installs Luceco’s flagship luminaire… The Lee Valley Ice Centre, reopened in June 2023 following a £30 million investment from the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority,... View Article

Building a better workplace

The work environment significantly influences productivity and well-being. Companies globally now prioritise operational efficiency and healthy workplace practices. For instance, within the Building Confidence community, 56% of companies restrict working hours to safeguard employee well-being. Well-being fosters productivity, with spaces... View Article

Knightsbridge’s bumper book reveals over 400 new products

Knightsbridge, one of the UK’s leading brands of wiring devices, accessories and lighting, has just published its 2024 catalogue, available to the trade from February 1st. The handy A5-sized, full colour publication – which runs to nearly 500 pages – is... View Article

Sovereign by Contour Heating Ltd

Introducing Contour Heating’s Sovereign range, the epitome of safety and style in heating solutions. Crafted with precision and care, the Sovereign radiators combine sleek design with unparalleled functionality, making them the ideal choice for various public spaces. With a focus... View Article

Handmade terracotta tiles from Parkside

Exclusively available in the UK from Parkside Architectural Tiles, Sugaroni is the authentic handmade terracotta tile for specialist restoration and exclusive interiors. Sugaroni has been handmaking terracotta tiles since 1685 with a list of projects that includes renaissance buildings and... View Article

One Beverly Hills breaks ground

Foster + Partners is celebrating the ground-breaking of One Beverly Hills, which will transform 17.5 acres of land in the heart of the city. The practice is working alongside Cain International, the City of Beverly Hills, Aman Group, RIOS Architects,... View Article

Commercial design: Function meets form in every print

Jupiter Blue, leading innovators in bespoke commercial riser doors and access panels, have unveiled a game-changing service for Architects and Interior Designers. They are reimagining the large, nondescript riser doors that, until now, have been seen as more of a... View Article

NEW Mitsubishi Electric R290 Ecodan – Order Now

There’s an Ecodan for every home. Order now Using R290 with a Global Warming Potential of only 3 and offering flow temperatures of up to 75ºC, Ecodan offers flexible application. Available in 5kW, 6kW, and 8kW sizes. View product information... View Article

Encasement column casings for innovative circular school

Forma metal column casings from Encasement’s Verta range, have been installed at Lime Wood Primary School in Erith, Kent, to conceal structural steel supports located around the perimeter of the school’s innovative circular design. Operated by the Woodland Academy Trust, the three... View Article