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Light Roof competition entries shed fresh light on designing homes

The Light Roof ideas competition, run in conjunction with Keylite Roof Windows, asked entrants to design a generous family home where the only daylight came from directly above

25 November 2021

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The fee squeeze: sector dictates whether your fees will rise or fall

Private housing pushes up fees as falling commercial work post-lockdowns exerts downward pressure

24 November 2021

  1. Buildings

Let it snow: Brown and Brown’s thickly cloaked Lower Tullochgrue house

Black painted Siberian larch cladding and side daylight protect Scottish Highland multigenerational home protects from the elements

25 November 2021

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Black painted Siberian larch cladding and side daylight protect Scottish Highland multigenerational home protects from the elements

House at Aviemore has big cosy views of the ski slopes

McGinlay Bell’s Glasgow house prizes Nordic idioms in blackened timber, glass and brick, and geometric volumes with a domestic scale

House reflects the influences of a trip to see Aalto’s work

A Georgian townhouse has won a new lease of life as two modern flats in ROAR Architects’ dexterous manipulation of  its empty shell

ROAR Architects makes two handsome homes from a derelict shell

Much of the charm of this quirky and engaging house is a result of its Norfolk floodplain location – but was the house it replaced really so irredeemable?

Much of the charm of this quirky and engaging house is a result of its Norfolk floodplain location

David Kohn Architects blends playfulness and pragmatism in an Arts & Crafts-inspired Dorset family house

David Kohn blends playfulness and pragmatism in an arts and crafts-inspired family house

Roofing and cladding

Award-winning Linarte aluminium product range incorporates wood and lighting elements for flexible, easy-to-install facade designs

Aluminium range makes facade design fast and flexible

The rainscreen cladding at a single-project new-build in Dollis Hill, London has a contemporary pinstripe effect

Pinstripe-effect rainscreen cladding at Dollis Hill new-build

Updated fire tests, new pre-weathered products and improved warranties mean architects are increasingly specifying this versatile metal for their facades

New pre-weathered zinc products offer improved warranties

A well designed glazed curtain walling system produces an impressive facade with high performance built in

Aesthetic wraparound solutions with maximum performance

A mineral composite facade system with a mix of texture and finish options also offers architects class-leading durability and robust A2 fire compliance

Durable mineral composite facades with robust A2 fire compliance

  1. Buildings

House rises from the ashes to make another life

A Lisbon couple seeking a different way of living has inserted a light steel frame into the twice-burnt-down stone ruin of a family property to create a new home in the remote Douro valley

28 October 2021

Enjoyably eccentric: David Kohn’s Red House

Playfulness and pragmatism blend together at an Arts & Crafts-inspired family house in Dorset that took three schemes from three other architects before the client couple found the design they wanted

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