1. Intelligence

Architect Deborah Saunt on Rethink: 2025

The first in a series, Hugh Pearman video interviews the DSDHA director about how the coronavirus pandemic will change life and architecture - as the RIBA calls for entries to its ideas competition Rethink: 2025 for a chance to win £5,000

29 May 2020

  1. Products

Coatings specialists are gearing up to develop new anti-viral surface treatments

As developers of anti-viral coatings step up a gear, industry bodies are pushing for speedier testing and approval regimes to bring counter Covid-19 products to market

29 May 2020

  1. Intelligence

Why the time is ripe for a return to stone as a structural material

If you’re looking for a low carbon, reusable material that is strong, robust and beautiful, stone is ready for a revival

29 May 2020

Editor's cut

There is no perfect project or client for a fully sustainable building. Instead think of these four steps to make your design approach fundamentally more sustainable says Allies and Morrison sustainability manager James Woodall

Incremental moves are the route to zero carbon design

How long will our exit from recession take, how much will life change, and what exactly will it mean for architects? RIBA’s panel of experts considered the next phase

Expert analysis of the recession and likely routes out of it

Lockdown has renewed interest in homeworking and raised questions over the value of offices in big urban centres. If it takes off, architects will need to reshape the built environment

Homeworking will fundamentally change how the built environment is used

From community hubs for homeworkers to the demise of the high-rise office, the first in a series on post-pandemic design asks what our future workspaces might look like

Post Coronavirus, what will our workspaces look like?

Workplace, home and city design are all interconnected, says MVRDV's Winy Maas. There is an opportunity to rethink the built environments we want - and we must be active contributors

Winy Maas of MVRDV on redesigning it all

Doors and windows

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

A new range of flat rooflights by the Rooflight Company brings streamlined good looks, reduced energy consumption and optimal light transmittance to building projects

Rooflight Company launches new flat rooflights

Planning to install distinctive, slim-framed aluminium timber windows and doors? Velfac has all the tools...

Velfac composite glazing: Everything architects need for future projects

Bespoke X-Glaze walk-on design provides daylighting solution at Grimshaw's Civil Engineering Building

X-Glaze walk-on design dazzles at Grimshaw's Civil Engineering Building

Senior Architectural Systems' aluminium curtain walling, doors and windows have been installed in the modern annexe of a Grade II listed hotel in Ripon, North Yorkshire

Senior's fenestration solutions open up new views at Ripon hotel

Ceilings and partitions

Movable wall specialist offers ‘Multi-functional space’ and ‘Fully automatic vertically rising acoustic partition systems’ seminars online for architects working from home

Style Partitions puts seminars online for at-home architects

Ceiling solutions manufacturer brings all its technical and product information together in one place making specification easier for designers

Ceiling solutions firm creates one-stop digital product guide

Oscar Acoustics' easy to install floating system provides unbeatable sound proofing with minimal loss of ceiling height

Iso-Mount by Oscar Acoustics has minimal loss of ceiling height

Sprinklers, smoke alarms, PIR sensors and more can be slotted into the light fitting for clutter-free, streamlined ceilings

Six safety features can be slotted into Lumi-Plugin downlight

A new specification guide from Siniat sets out the key considerations for school drylining systems to help designers and specifiers make informed decisions and create positive learning environments

Siniat's guide helps specifiers create positive learning environments

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