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Materials 2017: what’s inside?

Innovators in material specification highlight their influential ideas for the conference Influential individuals and featured speakers scheduled for the Materials 2017 conference have shared their seminar topics, which include major... View Article

The natural alternative: healthy results

With greater focus placed on healthier environments in addition to performance and sustainability, there has been increasing interest in lesser-known technologies. Mark Lynn describes the compelling benefits of natural insulation.... View Article

Vinyl is back in fashion

From music to flooring, vinyl has made a comeback, and it is more versatile than ever. Flooring specialists Gerflor examine the trends . Bold design statements can either pay off... View Article

Practice Profile – Pellings

Norman Hayden traces the growth of a practice with a well-defined design vision, and a clear focus on balancing affordability with functionality and beauty. Architects tend to project their vision... View Article

Showcasing key brick trends

The annual Brick Awards celebrate every aspect of brick design and construction and showcase some of the key trends. These trends were evident in the Brick Development Association’s 2016 awards... View Article
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Exemplary public realm with concrete

Shortlisted for the 2016 Stirling Prize, Trafalgar Place near London’s Elephant and Castle provides an exemplar for high density development and the exceptional public realm that helps define the project,... View Article

Modelling Abet’s Laminates

Abet Laminati is delighted to announce that, as part of its ongoing drive to ensure ease of specification, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is now available across its core ranges in... View Article

Artisan panel doors grace luxury Surrey mansion

Specialist door manufacturer, Ahmarra Door Solutions have supplied bespoke panel doors for ‘Westbourn’, a newly-built luxury mansion in the Surrey countryside by leading luxury property developer, Hencan. Ahmarra worked closely... View Article

Urbanscape® – Knauf Insulation

Urbanscape® Green Roof is a lightweight and easy to install system with high water retention capacity designed especially for green roofs on all flat roof types. Urbanscape is a complete... View Article

Cambridge Blue

Richard Murphy Architects have created a new campus for Anglia Ruskin University, announced by a dramatic curved facade clad in tiered layers of Nordic Blue Living 3 pre-patinated copper from Aurubis.... View Article
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