June 2023 marks one year since the publication of the new amended Part B of the Building Regulations, which came into force in England on 1st December 2022. Architects designing tall residential buildings should be aware that it is now a requirement that evacuation alert systems be fitted in new, high-rise residential buildings over 18m.
In this interview, FC&A speaks with Marion Room, Director of DMWR Architects. Marion’s career spans from studying at the University of Newcastle and the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, to working at renowned firms like BDP and Sheppard Robson. Now in Manchester, Marion shares her passion for creating high-quality spaces that blend art, sustainability and functionality.
Crittall steel framed windows more than a mile out to sea at the mouth of the Thames Estuary are looking as good as new.
All apartments at the Triptych Bankside development, next to the Thames in Southwark, benefit from spacious balconies, with an emphasis on the quality of the finishes. However, their highly unconventional and dramatic semicircular profiling meant Schöck had to demonstrate its design expertise in meeting the structural load-bearing thermal break requirements.
From the brightly colourful houses in Portobello Road to the traditional Suffolk Pink, colour can play an important part in the identity of a home or building.
SOUR is excited to be among the winners of the international architectural competition for the new Geomdan Museum Library Cultural Complex (GMLCC) in Incheon, South Korea.
Heatherwick Studio has unveiled its first public library design. Conceived for Howard County Libraries in Maryland, USA, the building will reflect the changed role of the library and serve a community with a rich heritage of fostering diversity and promoting wellbeing in the city.
Meet Jerry Ryan, Director of HKR Architects, who shares insights on his career, inspiration and approach to sustainable design. Read on to discover his notable projects and thoughts on the greatest challenges for architects today.
Visit 100 St John Street, London, during Clerkenwell Design Week from May 23 to 25 to see the latest bathroom and kitchen launches from RAK Ceramics.