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  1. Culture

From Dirty House to the White House: David Adjaye wins the RIBA Royal Gold Medal

RIBA names architect of the National Museum of African American History and Culture recipient of its highest accolade

30 September 2020

  1. Culture

Practical steps towards real inclusion

With marginalised communities battered harder than most by Covid-19 and the issues behind BLM, architects’ most important contribution to inclusion is engaging with local people. How can this be done effectively?

1 October 2020

The Manser Practice’s Macmillan Cancer Centre in Chesterfield brings the outside in with floor to ceiling glazing in its treatment rooms.
  1. Products

Covid-19 lessons feed hospitals rethink

As the NHS moves emphasis to prevention rather than cure, its buildings must also start to pre-empt the future by designing in resilience

30 September 2020

Editor's cut

Put on an old age simulation suit, use a wheelchair, or get the end users of the building involved before you design your next project to experience it as some will, urges 2019 Rising Star Joanna Asia Grzybowska

Act the part of your design’s users to produce a truly effective building, says Rising Star Asia Grzybowska

Built on a valued patch of grass at St James’s University Hospital, Harehills, Heatherwick Studio’s Maggie’s is designed as a series of outsize garden ‘planters’ with views through structural glazing

Structural glazing brings the outside in

Double-tier triumphal arch is a masterpiece of the Neapolitan Renaissance

Double-tier triumphal arch is a masterpiece of the Neapolitan Renaissance

Have you a project that aids the common good? We are waiting to celebrate schemes that have wide social benefit

Send in your schemes which work for the common good

Glenn Howells’ exquisitely crafted addition for University College Birmingham might be in the historic Jewellery Quarter but it is all about the future of learning

Conceptually and physically, Glenn Howells’ new hub represents the future of learning

Doors and windows

Velux flat roof window system brings natural light to the Maber-designed office and warehouse space of the Nottinghamshire fabrics company

Velux flat roof system provides daylighting solution for fabrics firm

The new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel features curtain walling, window inserts and doors by Senior Architectural Systems

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel features curtain walling by Senior Architectural Systems

The timber windows and doors specialist has achieved the environmental gold standard of FSC® Chain of Custody certification

Timber windows and doors specialist achieves FSC Chain of Custody certification

Specifying a window walling system that already meets CWCT requirements means eliminating the risk of costly remedial work post-installation

Curtain walling and window screens that eliminate the risk of remedial work

Reynaers' new aluminium parallel-opening windows bring noise reduction, acoustic insulation and natural ventilation to residential buildings in urban environments

Reynaers' new aluminium window reduces noise ingress

Roofing

Cupa Pizarras tiles achieve a traditional look with a difference at a property adjacent to the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder

Cupa Pizarras tiles achieve a traditional Scottish look with a difference

The Rooflight Company's heritage design for pitched roofs allows older buildings to be reimagined for modern living without compromising architectural integrity

Rooflight Company design facilitates modern living without losing architectural integrity

Covid-19 will have an impact beyond the current medical and economic crisis. Urban density and the built environment must be looked at anew - with sustainability front of mind

How will Covid-19 affect the urban design of the future?

Two bespoke rooflights help create focal points, beautiful views and a streamlined kitchen-diner at a remodelled family home in rural Derbyshire

Room with a view - Glazing Vision brings light to Derbyshire home

The Passivhaus-approved FTT U8 Thermo features  a quadruple-glazed sash with five seals and innovative hinge and lock reinforcement

Fakro roof window offers specifiers ultimate thermal efficiency

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