Knauf Insulation Supafil® range first to earn DECLARE label

Knauf Insulation’s Supafil® range has become the first blowing wool solution in Europe to be awarded the DECLARE ‘Red List Free’ label. The scheme brings transparency to sustainability claims by detailing where a product comes from, what it is made of and... View Article

Seamless combination

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The Mill is a luxury housing development that saw a complex conversion combine new build with refurbishment of a historic hosiery factory. Richard Cooper of HSSP Architects spoke to Jack Wooler A former hosiery mill dating back... View Article

Light relief

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Heatherwick Studio’s first completed healthcare scheme is a new Maggie’s Centre that turns an unloved patch of city centre hospital estate into a landscape-festooned, lightweight timber refuge for cancer patients. James Parker reports Heatherwick Studio’s first completed... View Article

Planning Submitted for ‘UK First’ Cohesive Use Development

Proposals for a ground-breaking, multi-million ‘cohesive use’ scheme in the centre of Nottingham have been revealed, featuring a combination of hotels, co-working space, apartments, green public realm and leisure facilities. Phase 1B – which is the flagship of The Island... View Article

BIG Reinterprets a 100+ Year Zoning Law in the Heart of Harlem

The Smile, designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, is a mixed-use residential development introducing affordable housing units alongside market rate rentals, set within the vibrant Harlem streetscape. In 1912, the Equitable Building in Lower Manhattan was designed to be the largest... View Article

“Liveability up and down”: Merrylands’ Mason & Main

By responding directly to the community character of Western Sydney’s Merrylands, Mason & Main makes a commitment to the neighbourhoods cultural and economic potential while incorporating the spirit of its past. Designed by global design studio Woods Bagot, the Coronation... View Article

Kalwall sheds light on Research & Development

A £4m extension to the globally recognised Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) at the University of Strathclyde has used Kalwall® to solve an interesting problem. The Centre houses Europe’s largest forge – to be precise an 8.5m high 300-tonne hydraulic... View Article

Eurobrick For Modular Schools Innovation

Leading brick slip cladding specialist, Eurobrick, has been supplying its systems to the education sector for 30 years and, more recently, with offsite construction specialist Reds10 to supply two new school projects in Reading; Green Park Village Primary Academy and... View Article

Sculptural Curves at One Blackfriars

Armourcoat’s Sculptural three-dimensional wall finish features in the ground floor foyer at One Blackfriars residential tower in London’s South Bank. The building designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners is a compelling architectural achievement, with a stunning arc of glass taking inspiration... View Article