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Coatings specialists are gearing up to develop new anti-viral surface treatments

As developers of anti-viral coatings step up a gear, industry bodies are pushing for speedier testing and approval regimes to bring counter Covid-19 products to market

29 May 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, intergenerational housing comes into its own

Doors and windows

Reynaers' new aluminium parallel-opening windows bring noise reduction, acoustic insulation and natural ventilation to residential buildings in urban environments

Reynaers new aluminium window reduces noise ingress

A new range of flat rooflights by the Rooflight Company brings streamlined good looks, reduced energy consumption and optimal light transmittance to building projects

Rooflight Company launches new flat rooflights

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

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

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