Carlsberg Group Headquarters

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Office building, Copenhagen, Denmark Architects: C.F. Møller Architects A “bubbly” facade is part of a major development project A massive transformation of what is (probably) the most famous brewery site in the world, has resulted in a... View Article

Schöck Isokorb for seafront Passive House Award Winner

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Seaton is a traditional Devon seaside resort town, but the eye-catching new development on the seafront is anything but traditional. Seaton Beach Apartments offers innovative, award-winning luxury beachfront apartments, complete with a penthouse – and is the... View Article

Revamp, don’t replace

Lindsay Appleton of William Smith Group looks at how vinyl wrapping can enhance interior designs using architectural finishes, as part of the trend to reuse and recover furniture on sustainability grounds, rather than rip out and replace The trend for... View Article

Latest Wembley success for the Schöck Isokob

Listen here 🔊 The massive Wembley Park regeneration project continues apace. And one of the latest completions is The Alameda. It comprises 10-storey and 15-storey, blocks providing 340 new residential apartments with cafes and restaurants planned at ground level. The... View Article

Retail Therapy – Decorative casing solutions for retail

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Decorative casings solutions, such as column casings and wall linings, are a fundamental part of contemporary retail design. In addition to providing a practical method of concealing interior and exterior structural steelwork they also add to a... View Article

The big cover up – Casings for social housing

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The ongoing process of routine maintenance, heating system upgrades and new boiler installations, together with the retro-fitting of fire sprinkler systems in high-rise social housing, all demand that the pipework is covered to give a decorative and... View Article

Understanding the dynamics of fast-track construction

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The adoption of offsite construction involves upfront capital costs – this is often where comparisons are made between factory-based and traditional building methods. If evaluated in isolation the traditional approach could appear a cheaper option, without taking... View Article

Timber frame fire safety in use guidance

LISTEN HERE 🔊 With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA), as part of their continual development programme, has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC),... View Article

Comar launch the ECO LT window & door systems

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Comar profiles have thicker walls providing extra strength and durability for the British market, ensuring that Comar performs. Designed specifically for the British Market and offering a truly British engineered solution. Comar ECO LT is a newly... View Article

Green-tech adds a touch of green to Edinburgh’s McEwan Hall

LISTEN HERE 🔊 PROJECT: Bristo Square, McEwan Hall LOCATION: Edinburgh CLIENT: The University of Edinburgh LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: Ironside Farrar Ltd LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR: M W Groundworks PRODUCT/SERVICES SUPPLIED: ArborRaft Tree Pit System & Fortress Tree Grilles Bristo Square sits on part... View Article