Healing acoustics

According to healing design principles, superior acoustics in hospitals are recognised as one of the most important factors in their design. This is being proved in an innovative temporary patient room for a major new hospital being built in Copenhagen.... View Article

Technal specified for Newcastle student living development

Specified for their long-term durability and visual impact advanced aluminium window, curtain walling and door systems, from the Technal brand, have been installed at The Shield, a high-end student accommodation development close to Newcastle city centre on Stoddart Street. Technal... View Article

A vision of inclusivity

Jack Wooler spoke to the architect of an innovative and sensitive housing project for a mix of visually impaired and open market residents, achieved on a challenging site in Surrey Work is now underway at the Royal National Institute of... View Article

Citadel of care

A new hospital in a sensitive location in Israel combines a state of the art, wellness-oriented healthcare facility with a design for resilience against attacks. Roseanne Field reports Situated in Ashdod, a large city in southern Israel, the Samson Assuta... View Article

Green house effect

Nestled into the Scottish highlands, a new kind of sustainable house design makes a simple, repeatable and inventive structure from abundant local materials to yield big cost savings. Sébastien Reed speaks to architect Gokay Deveci about Integra House Integra House... View Article

Building community links

Linking a housing estate in Bath with a new housing development, BDP’s new community centre and school provides a local landmark that also offers strong links back to the site’s D-Day heritage. James Parker reports The new Community Hub designed... View Article

People and partnerships

The world leader in the production and distribution of slate, CUPA PIZARRAS prides itself on building positive relationships with clients. Creative collaboration and communication are integral parts of CUPA PIZARRAS’ success, and People and Partnerships is the latest video that showcases... View Article

Happy Birthday Taylor Alden!

Alison Relf, Director, Taylor Alden reminisces: In today’s throwaway, disposable society, I, for one, take great pleasure from stamina, longevity and loyalty in an ever-changing world. And 60 years on from the conception of Taylor Alden, we look back at... View Article

Troldtekt doubles up production

Danish sustainable acoustic solutions provider Troldtekt has opened a new £21m state-of- the-art production facility in West Denmark allowing it to double its capacity of wood wool panelling per year. Making use of the latest innovations and energy-efficient processes, the... View Article