In the midst of a newly designed building ensemble boasting bright facades and ultra-modern workspaces, the German architecture practice, 3deluxe, has created a visionary plaza that is a celebration of contemporary mobility. Cyclists and scooters cruise along organically curved levels, between them; oases of tranquillity, water features, cafes and restaurants.
This month, FC&A talks to Tean Chee Ko, Design Director of Hong Kong studio RMJM Red Studio, to find out more about his career, design ethos and upcoming projects.
Powdertech Corby has launched three new powder coating Collections, showcasing some of the most popular shades and textures in its wide repertoire. Finding the right shade for an external or internal architectural project is a rewarding part of a designer’s work but can be time consuming and frankly quite overwhelming with the number of shades now available.
Products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., including its Stopgap 300 HD levelling compound and Styccobond F46 pressure sensitive adhesive, have been used to create a high-quality flooring finish as part of the transformation of a former car showroom into a sterile and decontamination unit for the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
Kalwall® translucent cladding has been used in another project at Heathrow Airport. This time it has been specified for a new 10,000m2 state-of-the-art premium cargo terminal. Designed by specialist logistics architects Gebler Tooth Architects, this temperature-controlled facility has been built to handle pharmaceutical and other premium cargo.
HAURATON’s new web-based application ‘DesignSoftware’ provides construction industry professionals with quick, simple hydraulic analysis, channel sizing, project design and product specification for the company’s range of surface drainage systems (for landscape, commercial and civils projects) whilst working on their own desk-top computers, laptops and tablets.
There have been huge technical developments in cladding solutions in recent years and with architects demanding a more aesthetic approach to the building envelope, Heath Hindmarch Chairman of PSP Architectural, considers the balance that has to be struck in meeting design, energy efficiency and environmental expectations.
Clement Windows Group have manufactured and installed a series of steel windows, doors and screens at the fabulous Sedlescombe Vineyard in East Sussex.
Polyx®-Oil from Osmo UK is a premium wood finish guaranteed to keep wooden surfaces in top condition. Ideal for solid, engineered or laminate wood, it is a high quality, water-repellent and tread-resistant wood finish based on natural ingredients. Available in a glossy, satin, semi-matt and matt finishes, the Polyx®-Oil range offers the highest coverage of any oil on the market - a 2.5 litre can cover approximately 30m² with two coats.