The dynamics of a building

Today, the lines between different segments have blurred, and buildings are adopting a variety of identities, which may reflect the characteristics of various segment designs. Here, Marijke Griffioen, Senior Designer at Forbo Flooring Systems, discusses these trends and how the... View Article

A new way to design and build our houses and cities

MultiPly, an eight metre high, carbon neutral, timber pavilion, made exclusively from American tulipwood, opens to the public in Madrid Rio at its entrance to the Casa de Campo, as part of the Madrid Design Festival, on the 1st of... View Article

Steven Smit named director of MVRDV’s Shanghai office

MVRDV is pleased to announce Steven Smit as its new director of MVRDV Asia. “With Steven we add a very experienced manager to the team, who shares our ambition, optimism, and adventurous spirit,” says managing director Inger Kammeraat Steven Smit... View Article

A new book by Richard Weston

‘100 Ideas That Changed Architecture’ chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general... View Article

SLG sells site to Macbryde Homes

Land promoter, The Strategic Land Group (SLG), has sold 3.2 acres in Penyffordd, Flintshire, to Macbryde Homes, achieving 150% of the market value estimate. The deal is will see the delivery of 32 new homes alongside associated infrastructure, including public... View Article

Stunning jetty finished with Osmo UK

After installing a jetty to provide safe access to his boat, a marine enthusiast was looking for a product that would protect the wooden decking from the elements whilst also enhancing its natural grain. Painter and decorator, Robert Moore of... View Article

New product from Schöck – for reinforced concrete walls

The Alphadock is an innovative new addition to the Schöck range of solutions for minimising thermal bridges in building structures. This new product thermally insulates connections for reinforced concrete walls and columns, providing optimum thermal insulation and maximum load bearing... View Article

Resiblock provide Retail Therapy at Knocknacarra

Resiblock have teamed with JSA Architects in the specification of Resiblock Resiecco at Gateway Retail Centre, Galway for Knocknacarra Phase 2. Resiblock have initially provided sealing solutions for an area of around 1500m² for the retail centre car park and... View Article

Come see our beautiful modified LIGNIA timber on Stand 246

LIGNIA® is ‘wood for life’, manufactured by the award-winning LIGNIA Wood Company in Barry, Wales. LIGNIA is modified from FSC® plantation softwood into a beautiful, durable timber that matches hardwoods in appearance and performance (with a full suite of laboratory... View Article