Issue : August 2008
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Innovate Green Office, Leeds by Rio ArchitectsSubscription
Rio Architects’ Innovate Green Office in Leeds has achieved the highest ever BREEAM rating.
Credit crunch hits HKS' Liverpool FC stadiumSubscription
Liverpool Football Club’s new £350 million stadium, designed by HKS Architects, will be delayed ‘in the short term’ due to ‘global market conditions’.
Edinburgh City Council has given outline planning permission to RMJM’s vast Leith Docks development framework, that will transform the city’s waterfront.
Roxo Sets the SceneSubscription
SKLHotel and leisure industry lighting specialists SKL has launched Roxo, a stunning chandelier that will bring an intriguing style of illumination to any setting. Roxo’s curvy, intense purple flock finish and complementary purple glass arms have been designed catch the imagination and provoke ideas in the user.
KalzipKalzip has just produced a new, high quality international project reference book entitled, ‘One world, one vision’. Marking 40 years of Kalzip - 40 years of excellence, the 134 page hardback publication highlights the creative design, manufacturing quality and technical support that is naturally associated with Kalzip installations. Dozens of visually stimulating projects are featured from all over the world - from Singapore to Switzerland, from Italy to India and from ...
SAS InternationalHCP, a division of SAS International, supplied a ceiling mounted radiant heating solution to the new Oncology and Haematology Unit at the PFI Castle Hill Hospital in East Yorkshire. Radiant heating products are an excellent alternative space heating solution to traditional wall-mounted radiators as both wall and floor space is freed up. This leads to increased space flexibility and an increase in the usable floor space.
Vitesse gets better! - SpeeddeckSubscription
SpeeddeckVitesse 120 has been an unrivalled success since its launch and has been used by Porsche Centres, Schools, Retail and Leisure developments throughout the UK. From August 2008 Vitesse 120 is now joined by Vitesse 150 and 180 to provide ‘U’ vales of 0.35, 0.3 or 0.25 W/m2K while maintaining the same product design values of flatness, bi-modular construction, RockWool core and installation simplicity.
Just when you thought there were no more superlatives connected to the Beijing Olympics, here comes a video of Bryan Berg, the Guinness World Record holder in card stacking.
After two years of intensive engineering research, Glasgow-based Page\Park Architects’ new headquarters for the Loch Lomond National Park Authority opened in May 2008.
Three Olympic venues could be droppedSubscription
Three 2012 Olympic Games venues could be ditched after the government ordered accountancy firm KPMG to carry out a ‘top-level’ review as to whether they give ‘value for money’.