Building Belfast’s Future

Building Belfast’s Future

Established in August 2018 by experienced architect and interior designer Tara Lamb, LAM Architects is a chartered architecture firm based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. We profile the firm to learn more about its resounding success and Tara’s considerable efforts to stand out as a woman in a male dominated industry.

Q1 2020

Q1 2020

Happy New Year and welcome to the Q1 issue of BUILD Magazine. As always, we endeavour to be your source for all the latest news and features from across the global construction and property industries. This issue has a rather fitting theme for the first instalment of 2020 – new approaches, innovation, and forward thinking. After all, having one eye turned towards the future is one of the keys to weathering uncertainty in business.

Creativity Through Symbioses, Unleashed

Creativity Through Symbioses, Unleashed

Refik Anadol Studio finds its creative inspiration at the intersection between humanity and machine. Whilst many designers and artists alike have forged remarkable statement pieces and entire exhibitions around this cornerstone, Refik Anadol has moved a step beyond, looking to innovate, challenge and drive the future of art and expression. We spoke to the data artist himself to find out more about his work, creative ambition and achievements.

5 Tips On How To Keep Your Home Limescale Free

5 Tips On How To Keep Your Home Limescale Free

With 1 in 3 Brits claiming hard water has got worse over the past year in their homes, limescale is becoming an epidemic in UK households. As a nation that’s renowned for loving a hot brew, and the winter months being a key for the use of hot water, household appliances and plumbing are under more pressure with limescale lurking and becoming a nuisance. The great news is there is a solution! From grimy irons to annoying residue in your morning brew, limescale build up can be easily managed with these handy tips.

Making Every House a Home

Making Every House a Home

Based in Massachusetts, European Home provides expertly crafted gas, wood and electric fireplaces to their high-end clientele. Following their success in the 2019 Design and Build Awards, where they were recognised with the title ‘Excellence in Modular Interior Products – Modular Fireplace Surrounds’, we spoke with Liz Lee, Lead Product Coordinator, to find out more.

Why Engineers Must Consider The Impacts of Human Induced Vibration

Why Engineers Must Consider The Impacts of Human Induced Vibration

Human activity causes vibrations and with so many of us currently on the planet, building design software has to account for the booming increase in population rates around the world. The ‘damage’ caused by human induced vibrations is less likely to ruin a structure and more likely to cause discomfort in people. This is why human induced vibration must be considered within the design process.

The biggest rental trend in 2020

The biggest rental trend in 2020

In times of rising house prices and a new generation who prefer a more flexible approach to living, it is no surprise that more families and young professionals are preferring to live in rented accommodation. With the market set to continue with its upward trend, broadband and utilities provider Glide has looked into one of the biggest trends in private renting in the UK – Co-living.