1. Buildings

Mill town terrace meets the 21st century

Evans Vettori’s four new houses draw on the local industrial revolution heritage, but there’s nothing run of the mill about them

18 May 2020

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...or two. Grafton Architects’ Town House for Kingston University is all about space – light, breezes and outlooks. It helps you think

Kingston Hown House is a place for students to feel part of a community

The practice receives the RIBA Royal Gold Medal this month. Eleanor Young talks to its founders about their architectural development, their favourite and famous projects, learning and teaching

Made in Ireland: Grafton Architects founders interviewed

The UK’s largest Passivhaus school placed high demands on its doors and windows, to bring as much natural light as possible into the building without compromising insulation levels

Windows were key to Architype’s Passivhaus school

A local archetype has been brilliantly manipulated into a truly original work of architecture

Living in the round, a local archetype brilliantly manipulated

The winning MacEwen Award scheme, Park Palace Ponies offers children skills rarely seen in the inner city. Architect Harrison Stringfellow enabled the dream

Inner-city equestrian centre is pick of the MacEwen crop

Doors and windows

Planning to install distinctive, slim-framed aluminium timber windows and doors? Velfac has all the tools...

Velfac composite glazing: Everything architects need for future projects

Samuel Heath's controlled, concealed door closer allows architects to retain the streamlined aesthetics of  interiors and it has proven fire safety benefits too

The Samuel Heath concealed door closer has fire safety benefits too

Bespoke X-Glaze walk-on design provides daylighting solution at Grimshaw's Civil Engineering Building

X-Glaze walk-on design dazzles at Grimshaw's Civil Engineering Building

Senior Architectural Systems' aluminium curtain walling, doors and windows have been installed in the modern annexe of a Grade II listed hotel in Ripon, North Yorkshire

Senior's fenestration solutions open up new views at Ripon hotel

The hinge manufacturer will open the doors of its Clerkenwell shop for product demonstrations, expert project advice and CPD presentations

Hinge manufacturer Simonswerk opens store in London's Clerkenwell

Ceilings and partitions

Movable wall specialist offers ‘Multi-functional space’ and ‘Fully automatic vertically rising acoustic partition systems’ seminars online for architects working from home

Style Partitions puts seminars online for at-home architects

Ceiling solutions manufacturer brings all its technical and product information together in one place making specification easier for designers

Ceiling solutions firm creates one-stop digital product guide

Oscar Acoustics' easy to install floating system provides unbeatable sound proofing with minimal loss of ceiling height

Iso-Mount by Oscar Acoustics has minimal loss of ceiling height

Sprinklers, smoke alarms, PIR sensors and more can be slotted into the light fitting for clutter-free, streamlined ceilings

Six safety features can be slotted into Lumi-Plugin downlight

A new specification guide from Siniat sets out the key considerations for school drylining systems to help designers and specifiers make informed decisions and create positive learning environments

Siniat's guide helps specifiers create positive learning environments

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