The world’s leading trade fair for architecture, material, and systems, BAU 2023 will be opening its doors from 17-22 April in Munich and GEZE, a specialist in door, window and safety technology will be exhibiting a range of innovative products, system solutions and services at the show.
Comfort, exquisite details and technology lead the world of architecture and decoration in the transition to a new year of potential challenges and possibilities.
The design and construction of homes has changed significantly over the last 20 years, with properties evolving to meet changing needs, lifestyles, and family dynamics.
Steel windows and doors manufacturer Crittall Windows is offering architects a unique chance to win a rare original lithograph poster that celebrates the work of the famous Swiss architect La Corbusier, one of the pioneers of modern architecture and design.
Note that plants in the office are not just the latest fashion or a passing fad; it is about investing the good health and performance of employees. If you want to provide good working conditions that foster well-being, it makes a lot of the sense to consider plants and organic materials in workspaces, with colours and textures reminding people of forests and meadows, with enough daylight and acoustic comfort. The hushPhone pod with a greenWall partition provides a quiet, comfortable location for calls. Note that its footprint is less than one square metre and it can fit in small office rooms, too.
Lisa Stephens, Building Envelope Product Manager at ROCKWOOL UK, explains the benefits of recladding and which factors need to be considered when planning a new recladding project.
Working With Water, Not Against It: MVRDV’s Sea Level Rise Catalogue Shows How Cities Can Adapt to Climate Change
MVRDV, as part of a team named North Creek Collective, has presented a series of proposals for the City of Vancouver to adapt waterfront buildings, landscape and infrastructure to accommodate to rising sea levels.
Vetro, London’s newest collection of limited-edition apartments, has completed, marking Westferry as a new residential destination in east London.
Some would say there are three pillars in construction: quality, sustainability and compliance. Today, compliance is arguably number one. For architects and designers, the clearest evidence of this is likely the enormous regulatory overhaul reflected in the Building Safety Act 2022. However, the compliance landscape is also being reshaped in ways that might not be so visible to architects and designers. Richard Powell, Roofing Sales Manager at Ravago Building Solutions UK, probes deeper.
John Harding, a respected Architect and Partner at Studio Moren, dishes on his favourite projects, go-to architects and thoughts on sustainability in this exclusive interview with FC&A. With a degree from the Polytechnic of Central London, a diploma from the University of Westminster and a vast portfolio of large-scale hospitality projects under his belt, John has 12 years of experience at Studio Moren.