Powdertech Corby has been busy coating over 2400 sq metres of façade elements for an exclusive, eight storey boutique development situated on London’s South Bank, with panoramic views over Lambeth Palace, and across the Thames to the Palace of Westminster. This is a retail-residential mixed-use building providing fifty-five private apartments.

Billed as a ‘new London’, a ‘blank slate’ and an ‘almost island’ opportunity to create a completely different urban environment, the Greenwich Peninsula masterplan is possibly the most ambitious regeneration project the UK has ever seen.

Adrian Doyle from McMullen Facades, part of the Lakesmere Group, takes a closer look at how the development of off-site manufacturing techniques is reaching new heights in the high-rise residential market.

The design of Norway’s newest cultural research centre, the Archive House, has embraced environmental design and creative thinking.

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.

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