This 7-storey residential/retail project in Glasgow features the Kingframe Building System from Kingspan Off-Site, a whole building construction method consisting of a range of loadbearing steel-framed wall panels and steel floor and roof cassettes - all manufactured off-site and delivered to site ready for immediate installation.
Increasing energy-efficiency requirements are calling for greater levels of insulation. This has implications for both new-build and retrofit projects, and each hold different complications and opportunities. This month we look at how the regulations affect what products architects are specifying.
This month, mini-case studies shed light on wayfinding, floor, staircase and lift design and specification and we look at ways of safeguarding against slippery floor surfaces and new lift control and porcelain plank products