1. Buildings

City sanctuary

Noise and stress slip away as you step through the fence into Takero Shimazaki’s hidden basin of concrete calm

11 December 2018

Editor's choice

Client and architect 'have not just raised the bar but smashed through the ceiling'

Sustainability and space at 'once in a generation project'

A decade after Accordia won the Stirling Prize, a ‘talk and tour’ probed the achievements and lessons of an acknowledged benchmark for housing

How has Accordia fared as a place to live?

Kengo Kuma’s gallery sails into Dundee with much fanfare, but why all the strenuous shapeism?

Kengo Kuma’s V&A gallery sails into Dundee

The MacEwen Award keeps producing winners. If your project benefits the wider community it could join them

Does your project benefit the wider community?

Harrison Brookes’ commitment to this daunting restoration project in Worcestershire called Old Court House extended to demonstrating ancient skills on site

Harrison Brookes rolled up its sleeves for a daunting restoration

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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