Cagbalete Sand Clusters creates a new sustainable typology for eco-tourism, one that uplifts the local culture and revolves around farming and fishery.

Updating heritage buildings to create a legacy for the future is about much more than protecting our history and the aesthetics of traditional architecture. Heritage refurbishment also delivers sustainability goals for reducing waste and extending the service life of existing property assets.

Ben McKenna started out studying interior architecture at Brighton. From there, he joined a small practice that worked in sensitive locations in rural Kent and Sussex. Ben’s work here was focused on listed building alterations and rural housing. With a desire to expand on what he’d learnt working at a small practice, Ben joined Conran and Partners to work largely on estate regeneration and residential projects in London and the South East. Having recently joined DMWR Architects, Ben talks to us about his time at Conran and Partners and runs through a few of his favourite designs.

In this article, James Gosling of Sto examines the importance of the acoustic environment in our buildings and looks at some of the associated issues.

Located in the foothills of the Franklin Mountains in El Paso in Texas, Camp Cohen is one of three new waterparks designed to celebrate the culture of the city’s diverse communities.

After seeing numerous historical sites and buildings cleared in recent decades to make way for modern structures, many within the property and construction industry are pushing conservation and heritage to the top of the agenda when discussing the built environment.

Introducing Planiprep Fix, the latest cementitious skim coat and repair mortar from Mapei’s resilient and textile flooring product line. Quick-drying and fine-structured, Planiprep Fix is ideal for repairs and levelling of interior substrates where fast hardening and drying is required.

Structural bonding is helping to interpret the vision of the architect, creating iconic buildings which feature uninterrupted expanses of glazing, both inside and out, as Graeme Brouder, Commercial Director of glass processing experts ESG Group, explains.

EJOT’s UK based R&D team has played an instrumental role in the global fastener manufacturer’s diversification strategy with the development of a new range of high performing concrete screws for use in more demanding applications.

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