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RIBAJ Rising Star Ben Channon explains how a side project helped him develop from a newly qualified architect into a champion of mental wellbeing in architecture

16 July 2019

Editor's choice

A design-led practice without a design policy? Glenn Howells has filled the gap with his CLEAN philosophy

A design-led practice without a design policy? Not any more

With offices in London and the Highlands,  bridge specialist Moxon Architects has an eclectic workload: hotel refurbs, private houses, a farm shop. Oh, and HS2

Bridge specialist branches out

With no written brief, chaotic notes and no client sign off for design changes, this domestic project ended up as a courtroom drama

Judge slams architect's 'tumble dryer of misinformation'

Don’t just be entrepreneurial, use your special skills to be ‘archipreneurial’ says London-based RIBAJ Rising Star and Gbolade Design Studio co-founder Tara Gbolade. She outlines her business plan below

Use your special skills to be ‘archipreneurial’

Our latest cohort of talented young practitioners outline how they want to change the profession at RIBAJ's annual roundtable

The newest cohort of RIBAJ Rising Stars met again in March for the annual roundtable of winners.



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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