Established by a decree of Marshall Józef Piłsudski in 1920, the Polish Army Museum has, for over a century, preserved a unique collection exceeding 300,000 exhibits. Until now, it lacked a dedicated headquarters to showcase its treasures. Today, after more than a century, the museum unveils its modern home, complete with a permanent exhibition and space for temporary exhibits and cultural events. The design of the new building is credited to WXCA Architectural Design Studio.

Monday, 02 October 2023 00:00

Bridging Beauty and Innovation

The Štvanice footbridge in Prague has been brought to life through the vision of its creators: Petr Tej, Marek Blank and Jan Mourek. This remarkable structure was born from their winning design in an international competition organised by the Institute of Planning and Development of the City of Prague.

The Aurubis copper theft, in which $198m worth of metal was stolen, is a reminder to us all of the importance of keeping construction sites protected. As metal inflation rises, criminals know they can sell things like copper for much more money, making them prime targets for crime. Not only that, but nights are getting darker, protecting criminals from being seen. Construction projects are naturally exposed and vulnerable. So, how can you keep your site protected? Alexis Potter, MD at site security specialist BauWatch, investigates.

In the water, in front of the main entrance of Amsterdam Central Station, on the section of Prins Hendrikkade – a major street in the centre of the capital that served as a bus station until July 2018 – the largest bicycle parking garage in Amsterdam, with approximately 7000 bicycle parking spaces, has been realised. The design highlights its location below the water’s surface.

Monday, 02 October 2023 00:00

Architect in Profile - Nia Rodgers

Keyfix is a champion of best practice. As a manufacturer of non-combustible cavity solutions, the company liaises closely with the industry to ensure the highest standard of building design possible. By adhering to industry standards and best practices, housebuilders commit to producing buildings that are durable, reliable and safe. As Building Regulations will inevitably change, housebuilders must take the initiative to consistently design their buildings to the best standards as regulations evolve.

Two employees from Breathing Buildings walked Peddars Way to raise vital funds for the charity Young Lives vs Cancer. Together, James Lupson, Factory Supervisor, and Mark Thomas, Purchasing Assistant, walked the long-distance footpath through the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside to raise an impressive £210 for the charity.

Zentia, a leading manufacturer of innovative ceiling solutions, is delighted to announce two exciting product updates. The highly anticipated Aruba Triangle range takes it debut, and 35 new colours are introduced to the existing Aruba family.

Thursday, 28 September 2023 00:00

October 2023 Issue

Hitesh Pattni, Northern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses how engaging product manufacturers in technical design advice during early work stages means project-specific solutions can be aligned with sustainable outcomes. Our mission at SFS is to maximise the success of all collaborative projects – with safety and sustainability at the very core.

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