1. Buildings

Co-working space just got more sophisticated

Piercy&Company's conversion of two Victorian warehouses for Fora eschews industrial brashness for a calm, disciplined interior united by a dramatic stairway

11 November 2019

Editor's Choice

As we open for entries to the 2020 MacEwen Award, Sam White of Knight Architects opens a window on the inspiring tale of villagers who used straw, sheepskin and bottles to rebuild their community hall

Sociable and sustainable on the Somerset Levels

Richard Murphy, RPP and Devereux make humane and uplifting spaces in garden-focussed buildings for Belfast’s new acute mental unit

Richard Murphy and RPP start with gardens

Mikhail Riches’ scheme sees social housing take architecture’s top accolade for the first time. And its sustainable

Does Mikhail Riches’ success mark a change in architectural values?

Bauhaus design went hand in hand with the demands for light and cleanliness in sanatoria. Pre-Bauhaus, one of the earliest such buildings was erected in Kent

The twisting tale of Benenden sanatorium

Deadline for entries is 18 November 2019. Socially conscious projects were never more important, and recognition for your scheme awaits in this year's award. Enter now!

Deadline for entries: 18 November. MacEwen – and everyone – needs you

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

Doors and windows

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

Ridgeglaze and Flushglaze fixed rooflights have been specified on a project that creates a bold connection with the outdoors while protecting against the elements

The art of daylighting: Ridgeglaze and Flushglaze rooflights

The composite glazing manufacturer's RIBA CPD materials cover everything architects need to know about window specification, whatever the sector and regulatory context

Velfac CPD: All you need to know about window specification

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

The Rooflight Company is the only manufacturer of rooflights with a unique insulated kerb detail that delivers a whole-unit U-Value of 1.3Wm2K

Rooflight Company offers frameless, unobtrusive window solution

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