Chalcots Estate tower Camden North London

Chalcots Estate Cladding

Camden Council evacuate 650 homes in five tower blocks in order to undertake “urgent fire safety works”. They aim to remove similar outer cladding panels added in 2006 to the five buildings in a refurbishment by the same firms who renovated Grenfell Tower.

Mobility Pavillion Dubai Expo 2020

Dubai Building News: UAE Developments

Dubai building news – 5 UAE architecture jobs added ; miniature city on planet Mars ; ‘The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour’ for Emaar Properties ; Hyperloop Pods and Portals by BIG Architects ; 1/JBR, 46 storey luxurious tower overlooking upcoming Dubai Eye and The Palm.

Zaans Medical Centre Building, Zaandam

Zaans Medical Centre Building, Zaandam

Design: Mecanoo architecten

The first lean hospital building in the Netherlands. An efficient and compact building in which professional healthcare and a personal approach strengthen each other. Clear routing, abundant daylight, and positive distractions contribute to an environment promoting wellbeing.

Grenfell Tower London cladding exposed

Grenfell Tower Cladding

Were the horizontal and vertical fire-stops installed correctly at Grenfell Tower? Firestops on rib faces seem incorrectly installed over insulation surface. This nullifies their effect and helps explain rapid propagation of fire up the cladding of the vertical ribs.

Freeman Plaza East in Lower Manhattan

Design Trust for Public Space News

Design Trust Public Space Potluck in Lower Manhattan – the area around the Holland Tunnel used to be a tangle of traffic practically devoid of places to gather. But in recent years, Hudson Square Connection has transformed the neighborhood by making traffic triangles into a number of unusual new public spaces.

Breeze House

Breeze House in Castellón

Design: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

After a life in the center of Europe, a couple returns to the Mediterranean. Among their mere desires is the power to enjoy a place where they spent the summer during their childhood.

Grenfell Tower Aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding and rainscreen cladding

Grenfell Tower Fire West London

Police report preliminary tests show the insulation samples combusted quickly. The initial test on the cladding tiles also failed. The Police are reviewing every company involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, and have seized documents and materials from a number of organisations.