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Hopkins' new music building for King’s College School hits the heights

Hopkins Architects’ second school music building was a tall order, literally: to achieve the volume necessary for a natural acoustic space, the only way to go was up

19 September 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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Demand keeps rising for active leisure facilities, but the modern pleasure dome performs other functions too. And they’re complex beasts to build

Designing for today's needs is a complex task

Researchers collaborate on ‘solar window’ that could transform power supply in developing countries within a decade

Product expected within 10 years

Bengal student’s PlastiQube, made of waste plastic, creates 70% less CO2 emissions in manufacture than traditional brick production – and it’s safer for workers too

PlastiQube inventor shortlisted for UN environment award

Trial installations shroud buildings with algae-filled curtains that absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen

Algae-filled building shrouds that eat CO2

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

Kitchens and bathrooms

Classic Duo and Puro designs have been fitted in the master bathrooms at Barratt London's Sugar Quay development

Classic Duo and Puro baths at Barratt London development

The luxury bathroom designer and manufacturer has launched the latest model in its AquaClean shower toilet range

Geberit extends AquaClean shower toilet range

The global quartz surfaces manufacturer’s latest launch is a new addition to its award-winning Metropolitan collection

Caesarstone unveils Primordia engineered quartz

The architecture and interior design firm has fitted out its London HQ with Billi taps to fulfil all its hydration needs

Office refresh: Billi taps and dispensing systems at London office refit

An underground Sanifos pump has been specified for an extension to an off-mains rural cottage

Underground pump solves off-mains drainage dilemma

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