1. Products

Standard Hotel balances hip and cheekiness

West Coast modernism has burst onto the capital’s hotel scene in a town hall conversion by ORMS, Archer Humphryes and Shawn Hausman

21 August 2019

Compendium

Dutch oven
What a corker
Too cool for school
Avocado is back in
The tesseract
Move over, Shoji
So high, Soho
Double you see

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Hugh Broughton Architects has excelled itself with its sumptuous conservation work at the Old Royal Naval College's Painted Hall

How the Painted Hall was restored to full glory

As the skills shortage, housing crisis and growth of build to rent drive growth in factory-made housing, architects and manufacturers are cuddling up

Tie up the detail early and one design will go a long way

Flooring products imagined in use, from the extreme to the everyday

Flooring goes to the edge of reason

Titles to enjoy on the lounger this summer cover women architects in China, neighbourhood planning, and rescue and reuse

Three titles to enjoy on the lounger

New technique cuts costs by predicting the curves timber will form during drying – eliminating heavy manufacturing processes

Technique cuts costs by eliminating heavy manufacturing

Roofing

Fixing slate tiles with hooks rather than nails has produced a neater, more robust and easier to repair roofing solution at a luxury homes development

Kent homes hooked on Cupa Pizarras natural slate

Glazing Vision's wall-abutted Flushglaze design unlocks natural light at this award-winning refurbishment, enhancing old materials and highlighting new additions

Bright prospects: Glazing Vision rooflights shine at Hollis Building

The Passivhaus-approved FTT U8 Thermo features  a quadruple-glazed sash with five seals and innovative hinge and lock reinforcement

Fakro roof window offers ultimate thermal efficiency

Klober Wakaflex lead-free flashing continues to be one of the market leaders

Discover Klober Wakaflex lead-free flexible flashing

Keylite is campaigning to raise awareness of the need for thermal collars

Keylite campaigns to raise awareness of thermal collars

Flooring

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

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