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Why the time is ripe for a return to stone as a structural material

If you’re looking for a low carbon, reusable material that is strong, robust and beautiful, stone is ready for a revival

29 May 2020

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Share your building data in digestible form and whole life design could let you better manage buildings, track reuse, share lessons and answer questions we’ve not yet thought of

The digital revolution promises to make whole life design a reality

For generative design, automation needs a new breed of data-savvy architects to set the rules

What digitalisation really means for architecture

Multiple technological advances and an influx of funds promise a glowing future for construction. But is the industry keeping pace?

Could our tech all work together and change construction?

With MMC shifting construction from the site to the factory, mass customisation offers variety.  But how to manage it?

MMC is the future, but now it does individuality too

Drones, BIM and 3D printing set to cut 30% from time and cost of building Melike Altınışık Architects’ Robot Science Museum in Korea

Drones and fabrication robots cut costs by a third

Books

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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