12/03/2021 A new harbourside building has been designed and built with the ability to be disassembled, moved and rebuilt elsewhere. Using sustainable materials which as far as possible are not mixed in the construction of the building has reduced wastage and materials can be recycled.
19/01/2021 Designed by Grafton Architects, Town House is a mixed-use teaching facility at Kingston University. The interior is arranged around a series of interlocking, open plan spaces, where Junckers’s solid hardwood flooring features as part of limited materials palette.
15/01/2021 Today, there is more understanding around what makes a timber floor suitable for use with underfloor heating. Floors with a low and stable moisture content, guarded by tight production and quality controls, offer an all-natural flooring surface with both hot water and electric systems. A solid wood floor conducts heat well so offers a fast response time and acts as an efficient and even source of radiant heat.
16/12/2020 St Cecilia’s Hall, which today is a part of the University of Edinburgh, has been thoughtfully redeveloped by Page Park Architects to create a more inclusive and user-friendly space.
25/09/2020 With the focus firmly on working towards a net zero carbon future in the construction industry and beyond, it has never been more important to choose wisely and carefully. With pledges such as Architects Declare and the RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge gaining awareness, construction companies are following suit with their own pledges – the more of us who commit to making crucial changes, the sooner we will be able to achieve our goal of halting the climate emergency.
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