1. Intelligence

Six steps towards effective post occupancy evaluation for homes

Four key questions can reveal why your sustainably-designed housing isn’t performing as expected. Fionn Stevenson runs through six action points for a light touch POE

15 October 2019

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2019 shortlist

This unassuming home on Skye is a deeply thoughtful and spiritual interpretation of the Highland blackhouse – possibly providing answers for modern families too

Mary Arnold-Forster's deeply thoughtful and spiritual interpretation of the Highland blackhouse

A noble, momentous model to aspire to

Research project turned home

Sensitivity and lightness of touch are evident throughout

HASA Architects for Omved International

Capitalises on its irregular site with ingenious arrangement of bed and bathrooms

Jonathan Pile Architect for private client

Efficient use of space becomes an architectural feature in itself

Tikari Works for private client

Books

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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