Rebekah Bishop, Marketing Manager for Taylor Lane Timber Frame, explores the versatility of timber frame and explains how it enabled Acorn Property Group to realise a striking and complex design and meet stringent environmental demands on its Cubis Bruton development.

Throughout the UK, showers account for the largest use of water within domestic properties, totalling over 840 billion litres per year. As the nation’s water supply continues to face significant stress, Martin Walker, CEO of Methven, explores the opportunity architects, specifiers and designers have to help protect the UK’s diminishing water supply by improving the water and energy efficiency of upcoming residential and commercial developments.

30-year-old James Brett is Managing Director of family-owned firm Edgeley Construction. Having spent a considerable amount of time on sites throughout his life, he leads from the front and drives growth with investment in digital construction and training. Here, James talks to FC&A about his journey to becoming the Managing Director of Edgeley Construction.

74 apartments and 18 houses in Wolverhampton fitted out by GA Nicholas will benefit from excellent indoor air quality thanks to ventilation manufacturer VORTICE. Situated opposite the iconic Royal Hospital building on the former bus depot in Cleveland Road, the site is part funded by Homes England and will benefit from a range of continuous mechanical extract and heat recovery units.

Sidey collaborated on a project to redevelop a landmark pub in Perth into 24 new flats that provide a safe, secure, and affordable place for Perth & Kinross Council tenants to live.

Senior Architectural Systems is well placed to help its customers achieve the new lower U-value targets required by Approved Document Part L of the Building Regulations and the new Future Homes Standard thanks to its established thermally-efficient PURe® aluminium window system.

Responding to the market’s need for simplified specification of fire stopping solutions in rainscreen systems, ROCKWOOL has streamlined its range of open state cavity barriers (SP Firestop OSCB) to provide a two-hour performance rating for both 25mm and 44mm open cavities.

The Spine, located in the heart of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool – a central hub for higher education and research in the city – includes the new northern home of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). Designed by renowned architecture and building consultancy practice AHR, the building has been hailed as one of the healthiest workplaces in the world, thanks to the pioneering research in biophilia, health and wellbeing that has been drawn on for its creation.

Wellbeing risks becoming another buzzword if we don’t take a step back and seriously consider what it means and how it can be applied in the built environment to truly benefit building occupants.

The Danish architecture firm Cobe, led by Founder Dan Stubbergaard, has won the prestigious international competition for a new university library in the heart of Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg.

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