FC&A speaks to Sarah Peake, Sustainability Manager at Sika UK, about sustainability regulations and initiatives affecting architects and specifiers and the roofing systems that can meet their requirements.

The H2-Office-Tower is part of a redevelopment site located on Wiesbaden’s Rhine riverfront that serves as a model for sustainable, smart and future-oriented urban development. The project involves converting a former industrial wasteland into a campus-like site that considers all the requirements of a modern office and work culture in a densely-populated urban environment. The CO2-reduced and resource-saving redevelopment and green densification create urban biotopes and encourage micro-mobility.

With the 2030 deadline of reducing carbon emissions by 45% quickly approaching, every industry feels the pressure to transition to greener ways of working. Building and architectural product manufacturers are no exception.

Driving deeper understanding of the far-reaching impacts of intelligently considered light and lighting was the focus of a highly successful one-day thought leadership event at London’s iconic venue The Shard last month.

The Sct. Hans Hospital in the Danish city Roskilde is a psychiatric facility specifically designed to provide the healthiest of environments for staff and patients and which has just won the prestigious Danish ‘Health Building of the year’ award.

Using a step-ladder to access a loft is not convenient or safe. As such, it is not surprising that Lydia was not confident taking items in and out of her loft. To make the most of this valuable storage space the ‘Elite ladder’ from Premier Loft Ladders was fitted above the existing hatch. This easy-to-use, heavy-duty loft ladder instilled the confidence that was previously missing.

Troldtekt’s award-winning ‘design solutions’ range has been extended with the addition of the new v-line variant.

PlanRadar’s latest report reveals climate-resilient buildings are an essential requirement for global construction.

Architects and specifiers can access a new CPD on selecting the correct render system for MMC solutions.

The prestigious annual awards programme returns with a fresh focus on sustainability, social impact, innovation and ingenuity.

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