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33 At your leisure Mark Smulian reports on Wycombe’s new hilltop leisure centre


39 Suspended Animation


Thousands of pieces of reclaimed timber were used to create a “directional vortex” and a monolithic grand staircase for the award-winning Hotel Hotel interior in Canberra. Stephen Cousins reports


49 EXTERNAL ENVELOPE: GLASS & GLAZING Innovations in steel window fabrication


Steel windows and doors are a beautiful and coveted aspect of many architectural design projects, creating an industrial and sometimes art deco design to buildings in all sectors of design. IQ Metal UK explore


65 HEATING & VENTILATION Condensing boilers are growing in popularity


Customer Services and Marketing Manager for Saniflo UK, Ann Boardman, explains what’s so good about condensing boilers and the problem that they solve


75 INTERIORS: WALLS & PARTITIONS Passing over pattressing


Gypsum fibreboard is the way forward – and that’s official, says Gary Carter, general manager of Fermacell UK


79 LANDSCAPING & EXTERNAL WORKS: DECKING & EXTERNAL TERRACES The resurgence in timber decking


Over the last 30 years, timber decking has firmly established itself as a quick and aesthetic option for external landscaping. Gripsure take a look at some of the recent developments that have helped this growth, along with some key specification criteria


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Industry News Events


25 CPD Focus HEADLINES


4 Dame Zaha Hadid – 1950-2016


10 New Fetter Lane completes in London’s Midtown


12 Study reveals how the way we live will change in the next 100 years


22 International Focus 26 Editor’s Product Focus


27 Appointments & news 46 Planning & design 45 Groundworks 46


Structural elements


47 External envelope (incl. external fixtures) Insulation


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61 Heating, ventilation & services 69 76


Interiors Safety & security


76 Landscaping & external works 83 Classified & directory


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Features in this issue


Glass & Glazing Heating & Ventilation Walls & Partitions Decking & External Terraces


International focus


Special report


Sports & Leisure Facilities Hotels


Comment


Practice Profile – Atkins architects Q&A Corner – David Holford Wright


News Dame Zaha Hadid – 1950-2016


World Architecture Festival heads to Berlin


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Cover image: Hotel Hotel Image courtesy of March Studio See page 39


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