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Latest Issue : August 2017

Architects' Datafile August 2017

Welcome to the August digital issue of ADF (Architects’ Datafile). The cover features the new cosmology centre for the University of Durham (photo © Hufton + Crow), and on page 29 Stephen Cousins reports on how Studio Libeskind aimed to deliver an environment conducive to deep thought and collaboration.

In this month’s other Project Report on page 42, James Parker reports on the challenges that Hawkins\Brown faced when attempting to create a robust mixed-use scheme that nurtures the character of London’s Hackney Wick.

Wilson Associates – an established but still growing international practice renowned for its luxury interior architectural designs – is the focus of this issue’sPractice Profile on page 21 while in Future Watch on page 22 Teodora Lyubomirova looks at the likely impact of the Grenfell Tower investigation.

This issue’s product features see Assa Abloy exploring the benefits of BIM (page 55), Polypipe Terrainexplaining sustainable drainage systems for space-constrained urban areas (page 58), Sunsquare highlighting the benefits of rooflights (page 61) and Feilo Sylvania shining a light on the benefits of smart lighting control systems (page 75). This issue also includes a supplement dedicated to Wetrooms & Bathrooms (page 49).

As always the issue is also packed with further news and views, product promotions and comment pieces. Your feedback on the content of ADF would be enormously helpful as we strive to make the publication a more topical read. Should you have any ideas or suggestions for future editions then please email anthony(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

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