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CONTENTS 02.18


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10 Industry news


COMMENT: Brick – colour and design aspirations Andy Batterham on responding to increased specifier demand


COMMENT: Is our response to tragedy enough? Paul Hughes on whether enough is being done to prevent another Grenfell Tower


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SITE LINES: Envelopes for Passivhaus townhouses Architect Gavin Finnan on designing a Passivhaus project with traditional values at heart


PROJECTS 16


Building envelope supplement


Craft & design masterclass The University of London’s halls in Cartwright Gardens have been redeveloped into state of the art, brick-clad student accommodation. Presenting an exemplar use of offsite manufactured panels, while retaining a hand-made and genuine feel, the project strikes a balance between modern aesthetics and its historical surroundings. Jack Wooler reports


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Extended study A new extension to a 1960s university library in Kent plays off the brutalist exterior of its counterpart, using precast concrete fins, while also helping to unify old and new. Sébastien Reed reports


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Tackling local issues for airtightness compliance As Building Regulations have imposed ever-tougher energy performance criteria on the building envelope, the significance of localised areas of reduced insulation or thermal bridging leading to air leakage has become even more crucial


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A smarter, systematic approach to building envelopes Andy Stolworthy of SFS explains why the choice of roofing and cladding fasteners, along with the support system for rainscreen, is fundamental to the long term performance of the building envelope


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A solid future for rainscreen Andy Noble of CD (UK), the distributor of Corian in the UK and Ireland, investigates a relatively new solution for ventilated facades which offers fascinating possibilities


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