1. MacEwen Awards

Sociable, traditional mews keep the over 60s happy

Peter Barber’s Burbridge Close for downsizers also frees up home for families

18 January 2019

  1. Products

Robots are heading for a construction site near you

They can lay bricks and tie rebar much more quickly than humans, as an exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh reveals

18 January 2019

  1. MacEwen Awards

Community-driven housing in Southwark

Residents of the Kipling Estate and Bell Phillips show what local input really means with Marklake Court

18 January 2019

Editor's choice

Growing up in the countryside has left the directors of 31/44 Architects with a certain diffidence and a reverence for cities undissipated by 20 years in London

The diffident directors of 31/44 Architects are starting to hit their stride

Scattered pieces from Horace Walpole’s important collection have come home to the exact spots he chose for them at Strawberry Hill

Horace Walpole’s scattered collection comes home to Strawberry Hill

Protected by a translucent facade, a galleried winter garden is promoting social interaction among residents of a retirement housing scheme in Sussex

Protected by a translucent facade, a galleried winter garden is promoting social interaction among residents of a retirement housing scheme in Sussex

National Library, Beijing, as shot by Will Pryce

National Library, Beijing, by Will Pryce

Even this scheme's architect Mecanoo was surprised by its vast scale. Its undulating roof – tailored to the sub-tropical climate – binds five halls together

Banyan trees inspire a single, binding canopy for the arts

Doors and windows

Samuel Heath's bespoke door fittings and ironmongery take their inspiration from the strong geometric patterns of the iconic London landmark's concrete honeycomb facade

Samuel Heath's finishing touches for Centre Point Tower refit

Latest resource urges specifiers to tap into manufacturer expertise and engage with suppliers early

Velfac offers new RIBA-approved CPD seminar on specification

The Pure range of energy-efficient aluminium windows and doors delivers maximum design flexibility and exceptional thermal performance

Senior's Pure patent boosts thermal performance

How Glazing Vision Ridgeglaze rooflights have helped transform an award-winning ice-cream parlour and restaurant in Yorkshire

Ridgeglaze rooflights specified for Yorkshire project

Maxlight architectural glazing has been specified for a transformational, open-to-the-skies extension with minimal sight lines

Maxlight open-to-the-skies glazing transforms extension


The DI-NOC range of self-adhesive vinyl film from 3M can transform multiple indoor and outdoor surfaces - and now offers specifiers hundreds more designs

3M launches 2018 architectural finishes collection

Taralay vinyl flooring offers specifiers a hardwearing solution for high-traffic environments - in 80 colours and designs

Gerflor lays down hardworking flooring solution for busy spaces

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

Tarkett's new Desso carpet tile collections Street View and Street Tracks are designed for open-plan workspaces and inspired by the drama and texture of urban environments

Flooring specialist Tarkett brings urban chic to offices

The Leveldek System from Junckers offers fully integrated flooring solution with heating from a single point of supply. It's available for a sprung floor too

Junckers launches fully serviceable hardwood floor

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