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Accessing improvements

The lack of access into commercial and public buildings is still a key issue affecting disabled people in the UK. Christian King of Kee Systems looks at the current regulations... View Article

The wellness case for roof windows

Samantha Smith of Fakro GB highlights the importance of including roof windows into projects to improve health and wellbeing. A house is simply not complete without windows. They are the... View Article

Future-proofing bathroom design

Robin Tuffley of Closomat explains how whether you are designing a bathroom for a domestic, multi-user or commercial environment, there is one overriding consideration to bear in mind: a proactive... View Article

What sustainability looks like

Peter Sotherton of Teknos GBI discusses the development of more sustainable exterior paints and coatings, and how they can help client organisations ensure they are acting responsibly when it comes... View Article

The devil’s in the detailing

Alex Patrick-Smith of Ketley Brick discusses the performance considerations that need to be borne in mind when choosing increasingly popular textured brickwork facades Brick, which has of course been a... View Article

Ask the Architect – Joe Morris

Joe Morris heads up his practice, but knows that collaboration is the way to good architecture. He answers ADF’s questions Why did you become an architect? My journey to architecture... View Article

CDW celebrates turning 10

This year sees Clerkenwell Design Week celebrate its 10th edition, showcasing a host of the industry’s best in London’s key hub for design and architecture From new designs by Ronan... View Article

Vertical integration

Architype’s Eco Business Centre brings flexible shared workspace to eco-town North West Bicester, in what ended up being the UK’s first non-residential Passivhaus Plus accredited building. Sébastien Reed reports There... View Article

The bottom line on floorboard insulation

Rob Firman of Polyfoam XPs highlights the key differences between floorboard insulation products, thereby illustrating the importance of correct specification in housebuilding. Both product specification and the housebuilding sector are... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Porcelain Pavers collection

20mm-thick porcelain tiles for outdoor environments New for 2019, CTD Architectural Tiles has introduced its Porcelain Pavers collection, an extensive range of 20mm-thick porcelain tiles specially suited to outdoor environments.... View Article

People and partnerships

The world leader in the production and distribution of slate, CUPA PIZARRAS prides itself on building positive relationships with clients. Creative collaboration and communication are integral parts of CUPA PIZARRAS’... View Article

Healthy indoor climate – all year round

Humidity Solutions introduces the new HomEvap to the UK market, opening up new opportunities for providing safe and precise humidity control and/or low energy cooling for residential, commercial or preservation... View Article

Stelrad at Housing 2019

Stelrad Radiators is at Housing 2019 exhibiting its wide range of radiators that make it the ideal ‘one stop shop’ for all things radiators at the show. As well as... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration... View Article
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