1. Buildings

Imagination uncorked in sustainability quest

Cork House is a living demonstration of thinking outside the norm – sustainable, research made reality, a radical approach to materials and manufacture. And it’s charming

21 August 2019

  1. Products

Standard Hotel balances hip and cheekiness

West Coast modernism has burst onto the capital’s hotel scene in a town hall conversion by ORMS, Archer Humphryes and Shawn Hausman

21 August 2019

  1. Buildings

The morality tale of Norwich’s social housing

Mikhail Riches’ Goldsmith Street is everything social housing should be, but Right to Buy could scupper its fine intentions

20 August 2019

Editor's choice

Theatres are complicated places, says Charcoalblue’s Gavin Green, that’s why he loves them. His role in the production is all about what you don’t notice – but would if he didn’t do it

Co-founder Gavin Green on its behind the scenes role

Demand keeps rising for active leisure facilities, but the modern pleasure dome performs other functions too. And they’re complex beasts to build

Designing for today's needs is a complex task

Water gushes out of the ground at 46° in Bath, perfect for diversion to heat the floor of the Abbey

Bath Abbey to be heated by the city’s famous waters

A view of a calm construction site led to a personal installation and this abstracted vignette by Shuba Taparia

Shubha Taparia’s journey from inspiration to photograph

Photographs by Ivan Jones in ‘Architects’ show the profession’s women at work in a statement of ‘equality, not difference’

‘framed by their work, not by their gender’

Roofing

Fixing slate tiles with hooks rather than nails has produced a neater, more robust and easier to repair roofing solution at a luxury homes development

Kent homes hooked on Cupa Pizarras natural slate

Glazing Vision's wall-abutted Flushglaze design unlocks natural light at this award-winning refurbishment, enhancing old materials and highlighting new additions

Bright prospects: Glazing Vision rooflights shine at Hollis Building

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

Fakro roof window offers ultimate thermal efficiency

Klober Wakaflex lead-free flashing continues to be one of the market leaders

Discover Klober Wakaflex lead-free flexible flashing

Keylite is campaigning to raise awareness of the need for thermal collars

Keylite campaigns to raise awareness of thermal collars

Flooring

The flooring manufacturer's award-winning Flotex Colour collection takes its inspiration from urban landscapes and now includes new designs, shades and formats

Forbo's Flotex textile flooring now has more options

The specialist flooring firm's carpets for medical and care home settings are made from Econyl regenerated nylon

Regeneration game: Care home carpets made from waste nylon

Flooring specialist's high-impact, noise-reducing Powershock 300 tiles are a perfect fit for a penthouse-level gym installed above apartments in Dún Laoghaire

Gerflor rubber tile works out for Dublin gym facilities

Polished concrete with inlays and trims demands expertise in design and a masterful touch in installation. Lazenby's floors are shining examples

Lazenby brings elegance and beauty to concrete floors

Junckers' Oak Boulevard hardwood flooring is durable, beautiful and - in a new Rustic White oiled finish - a thoroughly modern solution for light-filled interiors

Junckers extends its signature Oak Boulevard flooring range

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