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  1. Culture

John Nelson Tarn: academic, committee man and Papal Award holder

Career academic with particular expertise in housing, who volunteered for the Archdiocese of Liverpool and chaired the precursor of ARB

26 February 2021

  1. Products

Hydrogen for heating a pipe dream, says LETI

Experts favour electric heat pumps as more practical way to green energy supply

26 February 2021

The delicacy of the bridge is enabled by the single track roadway. The materials of pavement and ‘lean rail’ are chosen for human touch.
  1. Buildings

Pooley Bridge swaps a stone crossing for a bowstring arch

When Knight Architects was asked to replace a river crossing lost in Storm Desmond, winning local support was top of the design brief

25 February 2021

Editor's cut

How will RIBAJ's new acting editor apply her deep understanding of the publication? How might readers expect it to evolve?

How might readers expect RIBAJ to evolve?

Oxford PV's perovskite-silicon cell can convert more than 29% of solar energy into electricity and, with mass production set to start next year, could play a critical role in combating climate change

The perovskite-silicon cell is set to play a critical role in combating climate change

Joy awaits at the end of lockdown with MK Gallery’s celebration of the Memphis postmodern design movement bursting with exuberant life

Memphis: Plastic Field promises ‘sensory overload’

Graduating into the post-starchitect era, Civic’s principals have an innate humility that pervades their approach to every project

‘We’re not the kind who do private villas'

Kate Macintosh valued above all working with the client to develop the brief, and she mourns its dilution. She looks back at a long career with questions about the housing crisis, gratitude that she was an architect when she was, and explains her latest ambition – to see her listed sheltered housing refurbished

Kate Macintosh on social improvement and politics in architecture

  1. Buildings

Depot is Rotterdam gallery’s latest sparkling exhibit

There’s much more to see nowadays at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen – the Depot reveals both behind the scenes preservation and doubles the views outside

23 February 2021

Interiors and lighting

Decorative architectural finishes provide innovative solutions to noise and light problems in buildings

Oscar Acoustics' architectural finishes for noise and light problems

Recessed lighting not an option? The Delta Light system offers bold profiles, linear LEDs and spot and pendant modules that architects can combine and tailor to any project

Delta Light system builds network of LEDs, spots and pendants

The Häfele light sensor range illuminates furniture and fittings to create feel-good residential and commercial spaces

Häfele light sensor range illuminates furniture and fittings

The latest vinyl floorcoverings to mimic wood, stone and ceramics offer specifiers all the beauty of the real thing with the added benefits of easy cleaning and lower costs

Where style meets function: Forbo vinyl floorcoverings

Velux Commercial and BRL Architects have designed a glazing system for Braywick Leisure Centre in Maidenhead that fully utilises natural light as a free resource

Braywick Leisure Centre in Maidenhead features bespoke Velux glazing

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