1. Buildings

Steepleton makes a real community for retirees

Downsizing, aging, isolation... retirement needn’t be like this if places are designed to promote sociability and community. Proctor & Matthews’ Steepleton development for Pegasus Life does just that

8 July 2019

Editor's choice

Nightclub owner's 10-year battle to get an individual contemporary house past Warwickshire planners

BPN's essay in concrete near Stratford-upon-Avon

Hopkins’ ‘radical re-appraisal’ of the Smith Campus Center at Harvard adds communal space, daylight and greenery without compromising the brutalist original

Hopkins stays true to Sert with modernised Harvard building

Practical and elegant college building

Walters and Cohen’s new building for Newnham College Cambridge

Exceptional modesty, craftsmanship, care and attention won this refurb and conversion Building of the Year

Witherford Watson Mann Architects for Nevill Holt Opera

Local delight in striking form

BDP for Network Rail


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

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

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