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.
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.
The award-winning architecture practice, Hollaway Studio, has designed a sustainable new workshop and museum for world-renowned rocking-horse maker, Stevenson Brothers, replacing a former petrol filling station on a brownfield site in the village of High Halden in Kent.
A team comprising Zaha Hadid Architects, working with architecture and engineering consultancy Sweco and landscape architect Tredje Natur, has won the competition to build the new Aarhus football stadium in Denmark.
Luke Jones, ARBOFLEX PU Product Manager at Carlisle Construction Materials, talks us through the details of a roof refurbishment, with complex detailing requirements, for one of London’s popular museums.
From his early career working in a small practice to living in New Zealand and re-qualifying in architecture, Kevin Smith, Director at Marchini Curran Associates, takes us on his professional advancement journey.
It has been a turbulent time for the UK housing market, with political and economic instability pushing mortgage rates up to a 7.2 percent high at the end of 2022. After years of skyrocketing house prices and record-low interest rates, the market is now in a period of fluctuation.