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University's touch of frost

University of Akureyri extension, Iceland

21 March 2019

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With the local council staying firmly hands on, these two new ‘luxury’ apartment towers in east London will help subsidise regeneration of a vast postwar housing estate

Luxury towers subsidise Hackney council estate regeneration

Everyone involved in MacEwen winner Star and Shadow Cinema is an enthusiast or expert – but all are volunteers. MawsonKerr was called in to make its latest, permanent, venture happen

Winner: Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Glazing fosters connections to the city and creates internal porosity at Bennetts Associates’ research and commercial centre for the University of Edinburgh

Glazing fosters connections to the city – and within

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

Galleried winter garden promotes social interaction among retirees

Bay 20 under London's Westway was in limbo for years. Now it's buzzing with local people

How a space in limbo was returned to local people

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

Interiors

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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