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The grill from Ipanema – Anibal Building, Rio de Janeiro

The Anibal Building in Ipanema, Rio, is a low-rise office block that neatly reflects the Brazilian city’s flair for original and unusual building facades, as Ray Philpott discovers. Architects Bernardes Arquitetura faced some complex challenges when they set out to... View Article

A shining future on the Clyde – Clydebank Leisure Centre

Scotland’s dockyards may have all but vanished but a distinctive new leisure centre in Clydebank reflects the area’s heritage to ensure it won’t be lost, writes Steve Menary. Shipbuilding has been a part of Scotland’s industrial heritage on the River... View Article

Flowcrete UK wins FeRFA Award for high-end cattery project

Flowcrete UK took home a coveted prize at the FeRFA Best Practise Awards 2016, winning the Highly Commended Small Industrial Project category in partnership with Resin Coating Specialists. The award, presented during a glittering ceremony held in the Woodlands Suite... View Article

Structural Concrete Alliance announces 2016 award winners

The Structural Concrete Alliance has announced CCL (GB) Ltd as the winner of the 2016 Structural Concrete Alliance Award for Repair and Refurbishment for its upgrading and strengthening work at National Grid PLC’s Isle of Grain site near Rochester, Kent.... View Article

A material world

Brendon Robins of Spatial Design Architects explores some of the recent trends when it comes to specifying key building materials for house designs There is a phrase ‘there is nothing new under the sun’ and it is true that major... View Article

Flawless flooring

If you are planning a contemporary luxury interior floors are the crucial element to get right, with seamless finishes and natural looks being key current trends. Tom Kitchener of Aliva UK looks at recent examples When architects EligoStudio designed the... View Article

European Standard for concrete structures is revised

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS EN 206 Concrete – Specification, performance, production and conformity. The European Standard applies to concrete for structures cast in situ, precast structures, and structural precast products for buildings and civil engineering structures.... View Article
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