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Kitchen trends beyond the white box – and how they are made

Kitchen design with colour, timber and terrazzo; designers made exceptional spaces in the heart of the home

11 August 2020

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Practices take model-making printers and laser cutters home to manufacture face shields and headbands

Non-profit groups co-ordinate a centralised resource for healthcare providers

As the coronavirus lockdown continues, the nation is realising that remote working enabled by technology can be not only manageable, but has some distinct benefits

Avoiding the office can be a good thing in lots of ways

Generative residential design tool commissioned by Make Architects automatically produces floor layout options by assessing building mass

Generative residential Revit plug-in will make feasibility studies faster

Carefully applied transparency fosters a sense of trust and openness at the New Gorbals Housing Association offices

Carefully applied transparency fosters a sense of trust and openness

The social benefits of intergenerational projects are known, and the few live schemes point a clear way for the future. They fit the current mood

As communities rally through the coronavirus pandemic, intergenerational housing comes into its own

Roofing

Cupa Pizarras tiles achieve a traditional look with a difference at a property adjacent to the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder

Cupa Pizarras tiles achieve a traditional Scottish look with a difference

The Rooflight Company's heritage design for pitched roofs allows older buildings to be reimagined for modern living without compromising architectural integrity

Rooflight Company design facilitates modern living without losing architectural integrity

Covid-19 will have an impact beyond the current medical and economic crisis. Urban density and the built environment must be looked at anew - with sustainability front of mind

How will Covid-19 affect the urban design of the future?

Two bespoke rooflights help create focal points, beautiful views and a streamlined kitchen-diner at a remodelled family home in rural Derbyshire

Room with a view - Glazing Vision brings light to Derbyshire home

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

Fakro roof window offers specifiers ultimate thermal efficiency

Kitchens and bathrooms

Exposed concrete basins, sinks and worksurfaces bring texture and urban styling to bathrooms and kitchens

Concrete basin designs bring tactile style to bathrooms

Ecocarat wall tiles from Raven Style feature invisible holes that absorb moisture, odours and harmful substances, improving the environmental conditions of indoor spaces

Ecocarat textured wall tiles help improve indoor air quality

Automation is crucial to keeping the commercial washroom designs of the future as clean and safe as possible. Bobrick now offers a range of touch-free accessories

Bobrick offers range of automated commercial washroom accessories

Sphero's in-built technology reduces water usage and boosts cleanliness - plus the design comes in three sizes, making it a versatile choice for specifiers

Introducing Sphero: The innovative way to spend a penny

Geberit design for wall-hung ceramics offers architects and specifiers neat, tidy and easily accessible washroom solutions

Geberit design for wall-hung ceramics is acoustically optimised