Facades – an architects “business card”

Jul 20, 2015 No Comments by

Apart from the obvious, ever wondered why people take time to look at paintings in a gallery, enjoy the sound of waves at the beach front, or the smell of freshly baked bread whilst walking past a bakery? The answer is “sensory comfort”. If we were to consider what provides us with sensory comfort from […]

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Reynaers Aluminium – Milano Expo Pavilion

Jun 15, 2015 No Comments by

Reynaers Aluminium contributes to the Expo Milano 2015, hosted in Milan (Italy) from the 1st of May till the 31st of October 2015. With Reynaers’ technical know-how and expertise the company became a valuable partner for the development of “The China Corporate United Pavilion”. Sustainability With the central theme ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ […]

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Synthetic vs Authentic?

Mar 26, 2015 No Comments by

In an era where this particular headline could also be translated as “commodity vs niche”, how does the building materials industry look to position itself without compromising standards for lower prices? Perhaps the stigma for synthetic or “engineered” materials deserves review, as historically, sentiment towards such materials have been weighted more negatively than in a […]

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