Behind every modern, imaginatively-designed brick facade is likely to be a range of innovative masonry support. It’s the unsung hero of many wonderful private and public buildings; the unseen aesthetic and structural aid. But what else do we know about these vital, non-visible products? This feature provides an overview of how and why masonry support is needed in buildings and how it has allowed architects to set new parameters in brickwork design, says Ovidiu Bruzan, Senior Structural Engineer at IG Masonry Support.
Known for their unwavering and uncompromising commitment towards excellence, Bugatti and Binghatti – two visionary brands – have unveiled their first collaboration, a ground-breaking real estate development in the heart of Dubai.
Leading lighting manufacturer Tamlite believes a new building energy efficiency rating called NABERS UK could be the ‘next big thing’ to drive LED upgrade opportunities for the contracting market.
As part of the Waterfront Transformation Project, National Museums Liverpool is inviting members of the public to view preliminary plans of how the public space at Canning Dock will be transformed, which has been designed by Architect Asif Khan and Artist Theaster Gates.
3DELUXE is currently designing a sustainable development on the coastline east of the Dubai Metropolitan Area. This urban oasis extends for over a mile along the Kalba Beach shoreline.
June 2023 marks one year since the publication of the new amended Part B of the Building Regulations, which came into force in England on 1st December 2022. Architects designing tall residential buildings should be aware that it is now a requirement that evacuation alert systems be fitted in new, high-rise residential buildings over 18m.
A product that is manufactured entirely in the Midlands and is designed with local supply-chains and energy efficiency in mind, has scooped an award win for Energy Efficiency Product of the Year at the Electrical Review & Data Centre Review Excellence Awards.
Digital installation specialists, ADI, have upgraded the Leeds Big Screen in Millennium Square with a new fine pitch LED display, featuring ADI’s proprietary MT technology and integrated audio.
SOUR is excited to be among the winners of the international architectural competition for the new Geomdan Museum Library Cultural Complex (GMLCC) in Incheon, South Korea.
Heatherwick Studio has unveiled its first public library design. Conceived for Howard County Libraries in Maryland, USA, the building will reflect the changed role of the library and serve a community with a rich heritage of fostering diversity and promoting wellbeing in the city.