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20 March 2019

Compendium

Doppelganger
Time, gentlemen, please…
Light bulb moment
Towering achievements
Heart of stone
Open the Pod bay doors, HAL
Hamburg curve
Metal guru

Did you miss?

Even this scheme's architect Mecanoo was surprised by its vast scale. Its undulating roof – tailored to the sub-tropical climate – binds five halls together

Banyan trees inspire a single, binding canopy for the arts

Waugh Thistleton report sees prospect of stronger systems, but fears timber structures could fall victim to a post-Grenfell ban on combustible materials

It's getting stronger – but could fall foul of ban on combustibles

They can lay bricks and tie rebar much more quickly than humans, as an exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh reveals

The aliens have landed

Every which way to wash

Every which way to wash

Some down to earth reading for the holiday season

Take a break from the festivities

Doors and windows

Samuel Heath's bespoke door fittings and ironmongery take their inspiration from the strong geometric patterns of the iconic London landmark's concrete honeycomb facade

Samuel Heath's finishing touches for Centre Point Tower refit

Latest resource urges specifiers to tap into manufacturer expertise and engage with suppliers early

Velfac offers new RIBA-approved CPD seminar on specification

The Pure range of energy-efficient aluminium windows and doors delivers maximum design flexibility and exceptional thermal performance

Senior's Pure patent boosts thermal performance

How Glazing Vision Ridgeglaze rooflights have helped transform an award-winning ice-cream parlour and restaurant in Yorkshire

Ridgeglaze rooflights specified for Yorkshire project

Maxlight architectural glazing has been specified for a transformational, open-to-the-skies extension with minimal sight lines

Maxlight open-to-the-skies glazing transforms extension

Interiors

The DI-NOC range of self-adhesive vinyl film from 3M can transform multiple indoor and outdoor surfaces - and now offers specifiers hundreds more designs

3M launches 2018 architectural finishes collection

Taralay vinyl flooring offers specifiers a hardwearing solution for high-traffic environments - in 80 colours and designs

Gerflor lays down hardworking flooring solution for busy spaces

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

Tarkett's new Desso carpet tile collections Street View and Street Tracks are designed for open-plan workspaces and inspired by the drama and texture of urban environments

Flooring specialist Tarkett brings urban chic to offices

The Leveldek System from Junckers offers fully integrated flooring solution with heating from a single point of supply. It's available for a sprung floor too

Junckers launches fully serviceable hardwood floor

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