Located on the Elbe River, on the western tip of the HafenCity in Hamburg, Germany, the Elbphilharmonie is one of the largest and most acoustically advanced concert halls in the world and an outstanding example of modern architecture.

At its most simplistic, a home is bricks and mortar, so making sure that the right products are selected for a certain project is vitally important. Here Richard Brown, Category Marketing Manager for Walls at Wienerberger, elaborates on the considerations you should regard when choosing brick for a building project.

Maccreanor Lavington has designed a striking new elevation for the University of London’s £140m Garden Halls student campus redevelopment set within Bloomsbury’s conservation area in the London Borough of Camden.

After Martifer designed the stunning façade for Birmingham New Street and Grand Central Building, Network Rail stipulated that self-drilling screws were not suitable because the fixing must exceed the 40 year life expectancy of the stainless steel façade panels.

Hollo-Bolt, the original expansion bolt for structural steel was invented by Lindapter as a fast cost-effective connection for structural hollow section (SHS). The blind fixing connection requires installation access to only one side of the steel section for exceptional convenience.

A dynamic team of architects, designers and consultants are celebrating the completion of the £22m cultural hub project, The Curve, located in the centre of Slough, Berkshire, UK.

Rainspan from Eurobond Laminates offers clients, architects and contractors a perfect structural support for rainscreen systems, offering ease and speed of installation to create a weather tight building envelope early on in the build programme.

Newcastle College’s Parsons Tower, built in the 1960s, has been the subject of an £18m refurbishment which will extend its usable life by around 40 years.

Manchester’s newest independent film hub and visual arts centre has an impressive façade using curtain wall products from Reynaers.

At the forefront of industry research and development, a leading UK based manufacturer and supplier of premium building products, Alumasc Facade Systems, constantly strives to innovate – developing its range of facade solutions.

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