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The new Design Museum – engineering by stealth

The minimalist architecture of the Design Museum’s new London home meant its building services had to be silent and hidden from view. Andy Pearson explains how…

February 2017 Lighting

Just the ticket – monitoring at The Hive

Good design, monitoring and control have ensured The Hive library in Worcester has comfortably beaten its energy targets. Afroditi-Maria Konidari and Ian P Knight, of…

February 2017 Monitoring
CIBSE Journal December 2016 David Attenborough building

Creature comforts – David Attenborough Building

How do you turn a brutalist, uninsulated, concrete structure – housing the University of Cambridge’s zoology department – into a naturally ventilated showcase of sustainability…

December 2016 Sustainability
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Raising the bar – Land Rover BAR headquarters for the America’s Cup

Land Rover BAR will attempt to achieve Britain’s first America’s Cup victory next year. If its teamwork is anything like the collaborative approach taken to…

October 2016 Sustainability
CIBSE Journal November 2016 acoustics Stowe Orchestra

Sound of success – acoustic design in music schools

Creating the right acoustic environment in a performance space is a painstaking task that requires a multidisciplinary approach. Liza Young speaks to the team behind…

October 2016 Acoustics
CIBSE Journal October 2016 Supp main Tate Modern

The art of cooling – services design at the Tate Modern extension

Its façade is not the only thing that’s cutting edge about the new Tate Modern extension – it uses water from the gravel below to cool…

September 2016 Cooling
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