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19th October 2017
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World’s largest CLT building completed ›››
UK entries sought for innovative modular element design competition ›››
RIBA North reveals winter programme of exhibitions and events ›››


Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers tick all the right boxes when it comes to meeting the legislation, regulations and product performance standards that govern fire safety. British designed and... ›››
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New light facade with natural clay tiles

European Building Materials has launched Vidar, a clean and elegant lightweight cladding system using natural clay tiles. Fast and simple to install, this inexpensive system is completely recyclable and designed in accordance... ›››
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University focusses on accessibility in new student bathrooms

The University of Kent is maintaining a strong focus on accessibility within its residential student accommodation with the completion of four newly refurbished bathrooms in its Kemsdale Court and Stock Court buildings. The fully... ›››
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Eclisse is a global supplier of sliding pocket door systems. The head office and manufacturing base is in Italy and there are a network of subsidiaries throughout continental Europe and Brazil, plus distributers in... ›››
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a new era in composite covers

In 1980 Fibrelite launched the world’s first composite manhole cover. In 2017, as the UK prepares for a record £500 billion infrastructure spend, Fibrelite’s ultra-customisable composite covers and underground enclosures... ›››
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SFS extends specifier support to drive better quality doorsets

One of the leading door hinge manufacturer SFS has extended its technical support for architects, interior designers and fit-out contractors to help deliver safe, secure and compliant doorsets which take advantage of the latest... ›››
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Innovation Centre adds style & practicality with Encasement

Tata Technologies’ new £20 million European Innovation and Development Centre (EIDC) in Warwick has used more than 70 ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steelwork in the three storey building... ›››
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Surface Design Show 2018: the best in new and innovative surfaces

From 6 – 8 February 2018 Surface Design Show returns to London’s Business Design Centre, showcasing the newest and best surfaces that the design industry has to offer. Connecting innovative and exciting materials with... ›››
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When it comes to freedom of movement for people of all mobilities, a Stannah Piccolo was the passenger lift of choice in RIBA North, the Royal Institute of British Architects’ new national architecture centre on the Liverpool... ›››
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Purcell receives planning for St Catherine’s College on Arne Jacobsen site
tp bennett appointed to design £75 million mixed-use development in Dartford town centre
tp bennett
London-based architects win 2017 ‘Retirement Community on a Shoestring’
Grand Designs Live
Architects create arboreal home in the Cotswolds
Finalists announced in ideas competition: Imagining the office of 2035
British Council for Offices
Shanghai waterfront gets an upgrade with Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio’s new Bund Finance Centre
Foster + Partners
Winners of WAFX Prize announced, heralding the world’s most forward-looking architectural concepts
World Architecture Festival
Organic waste could provide the building materials of the future, report shows
House in Coombe Park, Kingston wins the 2017 Manser Medal
Manser Medal
2017 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards announces winners
2017 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
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