1. MacEwen Award

Maggie’s Centre Oldham raises the spirits

Light-filled building challenges paradigm of unhealthy hospitals

21 January 2020

Editor's Choice

A diagrid steel exoskeleton gives Fletcher Priest’s block, inspired by IK Brunel whose Paddington station faces it, an imposing and energetic presence

Diagrid exoskeleton makes robust and energetic presence

An infamous bit of London has cleaned up its act with the Boulevard Theatre scheme, but SODA has retained some of the seamy charm of its former Raymond Revuebar site

Varied facades, mixed use… New Boulevard Theatre bulges on former Raymond’s Revuebar site

It is 20 years since the opening of the Jubilee Line Extension, just in time for the Millennium – and city infrastructure schemes are still learning from it says Weston Williamson + Partners founder Chris Williamson

Learning from the Jubilee Line Extension, 20 years on

The architect’s vision for Lower Giles Farm house near Bolton got diluted by the client's self-build, but the dilemmas resonate with many

Manchester meets moorland at cantilevered Paragraph 55 home near Bolton

Lessans House by McGonigle McGrath Architects shows you don’t need a big budget to achieve excellence

You don’t need a big budget to achieve excellence

Doors and windows

Innovative T60 doors and windows range features polyurethane isolator for high performance thermal insulation

T60 range offers high performance thermal insulation

OB Architecture specifies Glazing Vision Flushglaze rooflights to bring 1970s Winchester home out of the dark

Flushglaze specified at Hampshire residential project

Top-performing sound insulation is vital for high density living, which is why Velfac aluminium/wood windows have been specified at a residential development in south London

Velfac reduces noise levels at London development

The Senior Architectural Systems aluminium range offers low U-values, slim profiles and a range of opening types

Senior's Pure aluminium windows offer maximum design flexibility

BIM modelling allows architects to download data and test the benefits of LLumar window film in commercial projects

LLumar solar control window film harnesses BIM modelling

Flooring

The flooring manufacturer's products for healthcare settings have been rated for their adherence to dementia design principles and usability in dementia-inclusive environments

Danfloor specialist carpets awarded dementia certification

The latest vinyl floorcoverings to mimic wood, stone and ceramics offer specifiers all the beauty of the real thing with the added benefits of easy cleaning and lower costs

Where style meets function: Forbo vinyl floorcoverings

GTI Max flooring provides a quick and durable renovation option for high and heavy traffic areas and was the ideal solution for a soccer dome conversion in the Channel Islands

GTI Max flooring specified at Channel Islands activity centre

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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