Great materials for big ideas

UNILIN Panels has launched its 2022-2026 decorative range, giving architects, designers and interior fabricators a choice of more than 200 decorative finishes available across a range of high-quality panels. With 222 designs, including 67 brand-new looks, the UNILIN Panels 2022-2026... View Article

F. Ball supports Coventry Caribbean Centre renovation

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Products donated by F. Ball and Co. Ltd., including the company’s Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound, have been used to prepare subfloors as part of the renovation of the Coventry Caribbean Community Centre prior to its reopening... View Article

AET Flexible Space | A-Void-ing Change

By definition, the word innovation is ‘a new method, idea or product’ and adaptability is ‘being able to adjust to new conditions’ which is something we’ve all had to do over the past 18 months. Has the pandemic jolted the... View Article

A clear vision

The versatility of glass made it the right choice for SOM to create curved facades with maximum transparency, in a complex mixed-use development on one of Manhattan’s last undeveloped sites. Roseanne Field reports Manhattan’s West Side Yard, a rail yard... View Article

Different ways of working

LISTEN HERE James Parker spoke to the architects behind an evolving 10 year scheme to provide flexible offices framing rare green space in the heart of Manchester, as part of a wider masterplan to create a new urban quarter With... View Article

Learning from context

LISTEN HERE When Design Engine designed a trio of buildings for the University of Winchester, they used corten steel to emulate the local built heritage, while creating spaces that supported students’ wellbeing. Roseanne Field reports Located on one of the... View Article

Sapphire balconies bring urban village design to life

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The architectural vision for Acton Gardens, an award-winning urban village in West London, has been brought to life with 87 bespoke balconies designed, manufactured and installed by Sapphire’s team of experts. The project’s key design challenges were... View Article

TBA Firefly system sub-divides supermarket roofspace

LISTEN HERE 🔊 During the recent pandemic supermarket chains have had to continue with property maintenance and improvement programmes to ensure the safety of their premises, including a store in Staffordshire where the APOLLO Lite 30:30 barrier, manufactured by TBA... View Article

The world performs on Harlequin floors

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Harlequin is the world leader in advanced technology floors for the performing arts. Established in the UK over 40 years ago, Harlequin remains the industry choice for the world’s most prestigious dance and performing arts companies, theatres,... View Article

Doors open for office to home conversion in Woking

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Vicaima doors have been selected by a Surrey based contractor for new apartments in central Woking town location, converting former office space into smart contemporary living. The trend for re-imagining unwanted commercial and workspaces into modern homes... View Article