Exhibition: Futurebuild 2019

Futurebuild 2019,former ecobuild, brings together opinion-shapers, decision-makers and product innovators to explore the latest technologies and approaches in construction and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment – both in the UK and overseas. An unrivalled collection of world-leading suppliers present the latest industry developments and opportunities in the six themed Futurebuild Hubs. Many pavilions, feature builds and attractions including; the BEIS Innovation ...

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GIRA Plug & Light: Simply plug in and switch on

„Plug & Light“ denotes a light socket outlet onto which lights can be docked – a defined interface which unites power supply and light control. It makes indoor lighting „smart“ and lighting design flexible and simple at the same time. Particularly clever: The light socket outlet automatically detects the docked lights, which are held in the light socket outlet by a magnet. A special ...

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Mies van der Rohe re-interpreted: The FSB 1267 door-handle collection

The tribute FSB is paying to the great master coincides with the centenary of the Bauhaus: FSB 1267 is more than just a replica of an original Mies van der Rohe door handle, though: it embodies the formal thrust of its forebears whilst also equipping them for the requirements of contemporary architecture. Hartmut Weise has set his hand to creating a door-lever collection that ...

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IXMO SOLO from KEUCO

IXMO SOLO brings awarding-winning minimalism to the shower – A remarkably designed reduction to the essentials IXMO SOLO is truly a functional wonder: It is a unique combination of single-lever mixer and hose connection. The impressive little module intelligently blends innovative technology with minimalist design. „Many people talk about reduction in bathroom design, but few actually consistently put it into practice,“ says Hartmut Dalheimer, ...

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Installation: Ice Watch London by Olafur Eliasson

Twelve large blocks of ice cast off from the Greenland ice sheet are harvested from a fjord outside Nuuk and presented in a clock formation in a prominent public place by artist Olafur Eliasson. The work raises awareness of climate change by providing a direct and tangible experience of the reality of melting arctic ice. Ice Watch has been installed in four locations so ...

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New UK architecture

Many impressive buildings opened in the UK in 2018, from big hitters like the V&A Dundee and Coal Drops Yard, to smaller projects like a six-form college in Surrey by IF_DO and Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat. We picked 5 of them and present them to you: Coal Drops Yard in London architect: Heatherwick Studio Within the wider redevelopment of King’s Cross in central London, ...

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Don’t Move, Improve! 2019 Winners

Chapel by Craftworks has been crowned overall winner of Don’t Move, Improve! 2019! Now in its ninth year, the annual competition celebrates London’s best-designed new home extensions and improvements, promoting the value of good design to householders and the work of emerging architectural practices. The winning project was praised by the expert jury for its unique intervention into a deleterious 1935 chapel in Camberwell, ...

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Exhibition: Making It Happen: New Community Architecture

What does community architecture look like? Making It Happen tells the stories behind four very different examples of new or reimagined public areas. This immersive exhibition charts and celebrates the coming together of communities and architects to craft and create spaces that work for all. In recent years many public buildings in Britain have faced an uncertain future as a result of budget cuts ...

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FSB Plug-in handles for internal doors

Uniquely minimalist FSB provides the wherewithal for fitting handles of consistent design and material to doors and windows from the cellar right up to the loft. FSB’s new plug-in handles for internal doors follow on from those for windows and embody the same principle. FSB’s plug-in handle for internal doors is very much at home in select housing projects and, with the applicable certification ...

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Gira surface-mounted video home station 7

The Gira surface-mounted video home station 7 is a new indoor station for door intercoms. The surface-mounted home station is available in two colours, each with a matching glass surface: pure white glossy with white glass and black matt with black glass. Both variants can be integrated harmoniously into any interior design, residential environment or office situation. Ideally positioned anywhere The surface-mounted video home ...

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