This year’s InstallerSHOW being held at the NEC Birmingham (June 25- 27th) will see waterproofing and insulation specialist, Marmox joining some 600 other companies as it showcases a selection of proven products, including its Showerlay and Minilay solutions, on Stand 4D27.

A new care home complex in Southampton, that has been designed by a sector specialist architectural practice to fulfil the needs of those with dementia or different neurological conditions, has made use of IPP’s A1 non-combustible Cemgold boards to create Memory Boxes that will help patients find their rooms and orientate themselves by storing photographs or other memorabilia.

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 world’s first green hydrogen refuelling infrastructure for the recreational boating industry will be initiated in 25 Italian marinas and ports with refuelling stations designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA).

Jon Ackroyd is this month’s exclusive Q&A profile. Jon is an Architect, retrofit champion, Carpenter and Founder of Ackroyd Lowrie, an award-winning, east London-based practice. Here, Jon discusses his inspiration, how he learnt to harness the power of dyslexic thinking to forge a successful career, his advice for aspiring architects and how Ackroyd Lowrie is supporting future generations.

Unwanted noise in the home continues to have a direct impact on the wellbeing of homeowners, particularly in the bathroom, with research showing that the issue is far bigger than many of us might think. Here, Sophie Weston, Head of Marketing at Geberit, explores the challenges of designing out noise inside the home.

Popular for over a decade, the Dekordor® 3D range from Vicaima has long been a first choice with specifiers of living and working spaces.

More than 120,000 EJOT Colorfast self-drilling fasteners have helped Kingspan to create a thermally superior, visually-appealing building envelope for its first purpose-built manufacturing plant in South East Asia.

In 2023, James Latham, one of the UK’s leading distributors of timber, panels, and decorative products was involved in one of the UK’s most exciting and original design projects by Sterlingdale, The Daintree.

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