A special facade for a special store

Østjysk Våbenhandel Weapon store, Hedensted, Denmark Architects: Ginneruparkitekter The premises of the Østjysk Våbenhandel in Denmark can be clearly seen from a major motorway. For customers, as well as those driving past, the unusual facade of this building catches the... View Article

Happy Birthday Taylor Alden!

Alison Relf, Director, Taylor Alden reminisces: In today’s throwaway, disposable society, I, for one, take great pleasure from stamina, longevity and loyalty in an ever-changing world. And 60 years on from the conception of Taylor Alden, we look back at... View Article

Troldtekt doubles up production

Danish sustainable acoustic solutions provider Troldtekt has opened a new £21m state-of- the-art production facility in West Denmark allowing it to double its capacity of wood wool panelling per year. Making use of the latest innovations and energy-efficient processes, the... View Article

Tee for two at Mapei!

It’s a world of sport for Mapei this year, with the UK subsidiary announcing two exciting collaborations in golf. Fans of the sport with a keen eye will have seen the Mapei logo appear of the apparel of Adrian Otaegui.... View Article

The ecological answer to interior design trends

Exclusive to James Latham in the UK, Decospan’s inspiring collection of Querkus veneers offer architects and designers an ecological option of using Oak with a contemporary twist. In a unique production process, Querkus combines both FSC® certified European white Oak... View Article

Profiles on the pulse of tile and stone trends

Over the past few years, Schlüter-Systems has become a careful trend-tracker, with a stream of profile finishes to complement the latest vogues in tile and stone. The Schlüter®-TRENDLINE range of textured coatings for wall profiles was launched in 2016, carrying... View Article

Stannah Lifts access in award-winning affordable housing scheme

A Stannah passenger lift has made access easy for residents of Victoria Wharf Apartments, a £5.5m, sustainable and contemporary canal-side housing development for intermediate rent in Ladbroke Grove, St John’s Terrace, London W10. The eight-person lift is wall-mounted in a purpose-built, freestanding... View Article

Top architecture university utilises Heradesign in New Studios

Northumbria University’s Grade II Listed Sutherland Building, home to its Architecture and Built Environment Department, now boasts a sympathetically designed, state-of-the-art studio extension (part of a £250m development programme). The new architecture studios, complete with a high performance Knauf AMF... 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 are 6,000 new ‘true’ zero-carbon homes planned for North West... View Article