Rooflighting: a compliance checklist for busy specifiers

The huge variety of rooflight systems available in the UK today, plus evolving regulations for their application, can make specifying rooflights a complex subject. In this article NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, provides a brief overview of the... View Article

A study in glass

A landmark educational building featuring an innovative use of glazing has lit up a run-down part of the Spanish town of Torrelavega, writes Steve Menary. A mix of squares, circles and an innovative use of glazing has been used to create... View Article

WAN Metal in Architecture Award winner announced

International architecture practice HENN has won the WAN Metal in Architecture Award 2015 for the Porsche Pavillon at Autostadt Wolfsburg, Germany. A matte-finished stainless steel cladding forms the flush envelope of the vibrant construction, creating the impression of a homogeneous unity and... View Article

21st century aluminium facades from ALM

The alu-fx® Patina ‘Timeless Collection’ from ALM (HM) fills a gap in the metal facade and roofing markets by providing aluminium with a ‘high end aesthetic’ at low cost. The vast array of colours available in traditional aluminium has always... View Article

Levolux is making the grade in the USA

The new Essex Technical High School in Massachusetts, USA harnesses the latest building technology, including a striking external Infiniti Fin solar shading solution from Levolux, to deliver a first class environment for students and teachers alike. Opening in September 2014, this revolutionary... View Article

Architectural glazing from Cambs glass

Cambs glass are one of the UK leading specialist in architectural glazing offering products ranging from bespoke rooflights to large commercial curtain walling projects both for the private and commercial sectors. Located in Suffolk within the East of England, Cambs... View Article

Facade Awards 2015 winners announced, Arup with double scoop

The winners of SFE Facades Awards 2015, the second competition of the Society of Facade Engineering, have been announced. The awards were presented during the recent ‘Glass Supper’, the prestigious International gathering of facades-focused architects and engineers with RIBA President Jane Duncan presenting prizes for three... View Article

SAS deliver state-of-the-art design for Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Leading fenestration manufacturer and designer Senior Architectural Systems (SAS) has helped deliver a dramatic new design scheme for a new performing arts centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The new centre, which is part of Newcastle-under-Lyme College (NULC), features various glazing solutions from Senior that... View Article