1. Products

Self-shaping timber could rival CLT for structural use

New technique cuts costs by predicting the curves timber will form during drying – eliminating heavy manufacturing processes

14 June 2019

  1. Culture

I M Pei 1917 – 2019

Renowned architect of the Louvre pyramid and Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, taught by Gropius and Breuer, and whose first commission was the Mile High Center in Denver

14 June 2019

  1. Culture

A slice of time in the life of a building

Habitat warehouse and showroom, Wallingford, Berkshire, 1971

13 June 2019

Editor's choice

Marks Barfield’s long-awaited, £23 million Cambridge Mosque marries Islamic traditions with contemporary form to make an optimistic landmark for the city

Islamic traditions and contemporary form make an optimistic landmark

Architects lead construction industry with call for co-ordinated challenge to climate change and species extinction

Architects propose co-ordinated stand on climate change

Borrow other business models and venture off the set path of practice says RIBAJ Rising Star Chris Hildrey – it’s the way ahead for the profession

Dust off those holistic skills

The carbon neutral and net zero-energy mixed use scheme, one of 15 eco-exemplar projects, will be built in an industrial area of Oslo

Reuse and upcycling is the heart of circular economy-led scheme

Many of Brussel’s prolific examples of the style have been lost, altered or neglected, but the annual Banad Festival celebrates the survivors – and you’ll need to book to see them warns Isabelle Priest

Brussels's Banad Festival celebrates the survivors

Kitchens and bathrooms

At up to 1.8m metres long, the Superplan XXL brings super-sized, floor-level showering to the Nine Elms development

Superplan XXL shower surface specified at Nine Elms development

The architecture and interior design firm has fitted out its London HQ with Billi taps to fulfil all its hydration needs

Office refresh: Billi taps and dispensing systems at London office refit

An underground Sanifos pump has been specified for an extension to an off-mains rural cottage

Underground pump solves off-mains drainage dilemma

Sottini's new bathroom ranges feature finer edges and contemporary curves, offering specifiers multiple product combinations and maximum design flexibility

Sottini bathroom collection offers multiple design solutions

Washroom Washroom’s design team has delivered a fresh contemporary washroom facility at London's Camden Market influenced by vintage design

Washroom Washroom designs retro facilities at Camden Market

Doors and windows

LLumar window film can help improve window performance, control glare and optimise working conditions. It can also offer an affordable alternative to replacement glazing

LLumar film offers alternative to replacement glazing

Already a first choice for award-winning architecture across the UK, Velfac aluminium/wood windows also offer a sustainable option for new-builds and refurbishments

Old Shed New House features Velfac windows

Roof windows can add up to 30 per cent more natural light to any space. The Neo range - unobtrusive on the outside, frameless on the inside - was specified at this Fulham property

Neo: Bespoke detailing at a standard price

Senior Architectural Systems aluminium glazing has been specified to create a light and spacious design, as well as meet the thermal and acoustic requirements at a new commercial development in Sunderland

Senior Architectural Systems dazzles in Sunderland

Glazing Vision's Flushglaze rooflight brings daylight into a Trevor Brown-designed rear extension in north London

Trevor Brown redesigns home with Flushglaze rooflight

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