Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been selected by the jury of the International Design Competition to build the new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

FDS Consult has provided its expert fire strategy services to the landmark Capital Towers development in East London. The fire engineering specialist was appointed to develop a strategy for its two interconnected, high rise buildings that would ensure the safety of residents while maximising space and reducing costs.

100% Design, one of the UK’s largest and longest-standing annual design events, returns for its 24th edition in September with a shake-up to its core programming. New for this year is 100% Build London, a dedicated show within Olympia for the construction and architectural industries.

Rockpanel and ROCKWOOL have come together to present the latest research and thinking on how best to design out risk and ensure fire safety when it comes to specifying exterior cladding systems, with particular focus on high rise structures.

Kährs unveiled two ultra-matt wood flooring collections at Clerkenwell Design Week this year, Lux and Lumen. Recently winning Gold for 'Best Flooring' at the 2017 House Beautiful Awards, Kährs' Lux collection includes nine one-strip plank format designs in an array of natural colours, which are mirrored in Lumen's three-strip and two-strip designs.

Kährs' newly launched French Pattern wood flooring design has been shortlisted in the 2018 'International Design & Architecture Awards', within the 'Hard Flooring' category. The awards, held by 'design et al' magazine, celebrate some of the best design schemes, product launches and innovation from throughout the world.

Margot Krasojevic Architects’ Harmonic Turbine Tidal Hotel harnesses tidal energy to generate electricity. The idea was to redefine the hotel typology by embracing renewable energy to create a sustainable environment. This is the last of three tidal projects using the project brief to further underline the importance of interdisciplinary dialogue between architecture, engineering, renewable energy and industrial design.

From 22nd to 24th May, Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will brighten up the streets of London’s most creative design hub, revealing a brand-new series of collaborations for the ninth edition of one of the UK’s most inspirational design-led events.

In this article, Ivan Colvil, Technical Sales Manager of Alumasc Skyline, explains why roofs and rooflines offer the perfect platform to show off creativity and style.

Joe Bell from the Formica Group discusses attitudes to disabled toilets and the influence of specification.

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