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SageGlass® announces voice control capabilities for UK market

SageGlass®, pioneer of the world’s smartest electrochromic glass, announces that its dynamic glass is now able to be integrated with voice controlled speaker systems. Building occupants can now control the dynamic glass tint via simple voice commands to optimise daylight... View Article

Bloomberg HQ wins 2018 Stirling Prize

Bloomberg’s European headquarters, designed by Foster + Partners, has won the 2018 Stirling Prize, meaning it’s “the UK’s best new building” according to RIBA judges. The judges were unanimous in their decision to award the media giant’s HQ in the... View Article

Fire Doors protected by Yeoman Shield

After carrying out a fire door survey, Warwick Hospital undertook measures to protect and refurbish the fire doors throughout their sterilisation unit with Yeoman Shield door protection products. Catering for the sterilisation requirements for all wards and departments within South... View Article

New live/work homes at Finberry, Ashford

Award-winning developer Crest Nicholson has announced the launch of nine live/work homes at its Finberry development in Ashford, Kent. The properties are designed to give people who already own an established small business or dream of setting one up, the opportunity to run a company... View Article

Steel contractor doubled the speed of construction

Bellapart developed, fabricated and installed the striking geometric facade that provides office workers with expansive views of the surrounding area and allows natural daylight into all floors of the building. Engineers specified Lindapter’s Type AF high slip resistant clamps for... View Article

Park life

A major sports complex has been created in a Netherlands park to provide facilities for professional athletes as well as increase the local community’s health. Russ Davenport from FaulknerBrowns Architects spoke to Jack Wooler to discover the array of contents... View Article

Nine in corten

A row of nine new houses in a south west London street emulates aspects of its Victorian terraces – but adds some contemporary twists, most obviously in the design’s copious use of corten steel. Roseanne Field reports The houses that... View Article

Post-industrial evolution

A characterful, white form houses the new theatre in a deprived former mining town on the French-German border, standing as a symbol of the municipality’s renewal plans. James Parker reports Freyming-Merlebach is a small town located 100 km north-west of... View Article

New homes in Newport – Shropshire

More than 200 new homes are earmarked to be built in Newport in a scheme that will support hundreds of jobs and provide funding for a new sport’s pitch for the town’s secondary school. Persimmon Homes West Midlands has been... View Article

RIBA approved CPD ‘STEP ON IT!’ stairway safety

This CPD looks at the guidelines for the specification of a safe stairway. The presentation and discussion deals with the subject of how to make commercial stairways safe and meet with all current building regulation guidelines. The CPD presentation includes: What stair nosings... View Article

Travelling light

In creating a new Crossrail station at Paddington, Weston Williamson + Partners managed to achieve a high degree of openness, bringing natural light to platforms. As architect Rob Naybour explains to Sébastien Reed, this was not the only reason that... View Article

12 New Finishes Announced for Popular Wall Profile

Schlüter-Systems Ltd is pleased to announce the release of 12 new finishes for one of the manufacturer’s longest established profiles for tile and stone. The new additions further increase the range of metallic finishes available for the 6, 8, 10... View Article
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