The best events of the 2017 London Festival of Architecture

It was called "Memory" the theme of the 10th edition of the London Festival of Architecture, an opportunity for participants to reflect on the future for London's post-war architecture. We collected the best events which took place during this month: One of the most successfull event of this edition was the walking tours took in the historical places of Silvertown, an area of London's docklands set to be completely transformed in the next few years. Probably the last chances to take in the derelict Millennium Mills, a flour mill used as a set for innumerable films and TV shows ("Ashes to Ashes" so far). A look to the past and to the future too: "Active Design", Cities Dialogue section took

Could Grenfell Tower fire have been avoided?

“We are on record as saying time and time again that we are desperately worried that our Building Regulations have been falling behind the scale and the scope of what has been going on in the world of the built environment”: Dennis Davis showed his anger after Grenfell Tower that killed, at least, 79 people and his worries about the future fire regulations, that the politicians have to update. At the Firex International event, in a panel titled "Grenfell Tower: why building regulations need to be reviewed", Fire Sector Federation vice chair said: "Currently the construction industry’s approach to fire regulations is laid out in Part B of the government’s Building Regulations Approved Documen

A Sensational Small Home Sliding Doors

Our work appeared on Homify: "This transparent sliding door option allows for flexibility in the home by allowing the kitchen to be open plan, or closed off in situations that require some privacy. The door separates the kitchen and living room as requires and can also be perfectly hidden away when not required" Source: https://www.homify.co.za/ideabooks/904872/7-sensational-small-home-sliding-doors

Innovation and talent: Clerkenwell Design Week continues to inspire

Innovation and talent: since its foundation, in 2009, Clerkenwell Design Week has attracted the international design community, establishing itself as the UK's leading independent design festival. And, after visited the seven main exhibitions of this year, we can confirm it is completely unique, an exciting event for experts and also for festival first-timer, a real insipiration for the Architecture industry. From 23-25 May, all two-and-a-half square miles of the famously-creative district was been packed with shows and installations in some of the capital's most interesting and historical buildings.Now in its eighth-year, the three-day festival was made up of seven main exhibitions, each wi

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