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Bamboo pavilion uses innovative construction technique

Part of the Rencontres d’Arles festival, CONTEMPLATION is a hybrid initiative combining photography, architecture, and music. Photographs by Buddhist monk and thinker Matthieu Ricard are displayed in a setting especially conceived for the project: a unique 1,000 square metre pavilion made of bamboo.... View Article

Mineral Products Association welcomes construction sector deal

The industry has highlighted the sustainability benefits of making full use of indigenous supply of UK minerals and mineral products to ensure demand for the construction of housing and infrastructure projects, including Highway England’s roads programme, Hinkley Point C and HS2 is supplied. Typically,... View Article

UK market for volumetric modular buildings increased by 6% in 2017

According to a report by AMA Research – ‘Prefabricated Volumetric Building Systems Market Report – UK 2018-2022’ – “he UK market for prefabricated volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation is estimated to have increased by 6% in 2017 – a significant improvement on... View Article

RIBA responds to social housing boost

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) responds to the announcement of investment in social housing across England confirmed today (26 June 2018) by Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP. Speaking... View Article

RENOLIT launches new RIBA approved surface design CPD

RENOLIT has launched a new RIBA-approved CPD seminar on the flexibility and uses of thermoformable PVC as a decorative surface which illustrates the benefits of PVC films over other decorative surface materials. The seminar provides architects with an understanding about... View Article

La casa del desierto

A new house designed by OFIS Architects demonstrates new possibilities in glass specification through a collaboration with glass manufacturers, Guardian Glass. Designed to withstand the Gorafe Desert (Province of Granada, Spain), which is considered one of the most adverse and... View Article

The Ellipsicoon pavilion

Introducing Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s Ellipsicoon – part of the REVOLUTION PRECRAFTED pavilion series. A place of rest, retreat and mindfulness, the Ellipsicoon creates a tranquil nomadic extension to the home: a detached, secluded space of immersion in nature.... View Article

Step into the daylight

If you have ever had to spend any amount of time in a dingy office, or under the harsh glare of strip lights, you will know how uncomfortable and draining it can be. In addition to being thoroughly demotivating, being... View Article

Quote of the Week – 14th May 2018

“I don’t think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.” – Zaha... View Article

Using Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete as a structural element

The Crossrail passenger tunnels at London’s Tottenham Court Road, Liverpool Street and Whitechapel stations are advancing the use of Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC supplied to Crossrail by GRC UK) into entirely new territory. Working from a Grimshaw concept design, Laing... View Article
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