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Seven ways RIBA client advisers make better buildings

What are client advisers, and how do they help? Two RIBA client advisers on how you can offer invaluable advice at the right point in the project

14 January 2020

Editor's Choice

Sustainability, BIM and procurement have all affected the Plan of Work's latest overhaul. So what has changed?

RIBA strengthens Plan of Work’s sustainability credentials

Design decisions on materials are disproportionately damning the world to further climate change. Some stark numbers put it in context

Stark numbers put our response to climate change in context

More architecture schools are now offering apprenticeships courses – here’s what is available

Read our course round-up

Dangerous quality lapses in construction, such as that at Oxgangs School, show why architects and clerks of works must get back on site

Grenfell and Oxgangs School show need for professional inspection

Sued architect thought he was on a journey of design exploration with his clients but they weren’t even on board

Sued architect left clients behind on ‘design journey’

Books

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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