voestalpine Metsec has become one of the earliest adopters of the Code for Construction Products Information (CCPI), introduced by the Construction Products Association in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, set up following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

It’s a well-known statistic that the built environment generates around 40% of our global carbon emissions – a figure that the industry is working hard to reduce. While there are many factors to consider, product durability is a vital part of achieving more sustainable building envelopes.

Plans have been approved by Members for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to redevelop the Tavern and Allen Stands at Lord’s Cricket Ground.

100 years after it last hosted the games, Paris is gearing up for 2024. Having created the design for the Aquatics Centre, architect firms VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ are thrilled to witness its realisation.

Snøhetta’s Beijing City Library has opened doors for visitors as the world’s largest climatised reading space. It is the firm’s latest innovation in the library typology, 35 years after it began work on Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. The project introduces a contemporary yet indelible place for learning, knowledge sharing and socialising to Beijing’s rich cultural and intellectual scene.

The Fire Safety Event will open its doors at the NEC, Birmingham, from 30th April to 2nd May and will play host to leading manufacturers and suppliers to showcase their latest approved products and solutions.

The transformation of Manchester’s landmark leisure scheme, Printworks, has been revealed following a £21M refurbishment.

MAD Architects has completed Jiaxing Train Station, the firm’s first transportation infrastructure reconstruction and expansion project. Located at the centre of Jiaxing, a historic city 100km southwest of Shanghai, the project replaces a dysfunctional train station that had stood at the site between 1995 and 2019.

The architecture & design community in and around London will once again gather together in March to explore the latest innovations available within the built environment at ARCHITECT@WORK London. Over 200 cutting-edge and vetted products & services will be showcased across two floors at the Truman Brewery.

Johnstone’s Trade has launched UltraLast Matt, a premium quality matt wall paint that is resilient to initial scuffing and marking, and easy to clean, helping specifiers extend maintenance cycles on their projects and keep high-footfall interiors looking their best for longer.

Page 1 of 8

About us

Future Constructor & Architect is a specification platform for architects and building contractors, which focuses on top-end domestic and commercial developments.

As well as timely industry comment and legislation updates, the magazine covers recent projects and reviews the latest sustainable building products on the market. Subscribe here.

Privacy policy

Latest updates

e-newsletter

Sign up below to receive monthly construction, architecture and product updates from FC&A via email: