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

Comfort cooling for Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School, an independent day school for girls and part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) network, recently invested £18 million to provide new state of the art facilities including a new library and resource centre, and AET... 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

The big reveal

James Parker speaks to the architect of a complex restoration project in Manchester to create a boutique hotel which enhances industrial Victorian architecture, and celebrates the city’s trading history A new adaptive reuse project in Manchester has rescued three important... View Article

Building a cultural bridge

Jack Wooler spoke to Antti Nousjoki of ALA architects about how Finland’s biggest library combines an inviting ‘bridge’ structure with shifting timber and glass facades The new Oodi Library in Helsinki is a modern take on the building typology, offering... View Article

A funnel of light

A central London office regeneration sees a melange of Art Deco and Art Moderne reinstated and illuminated from within through a glass funnel. Sébastien Reed reports The prow clock tower at No 1 New Oxford Street has long been a... View Article