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Architect focus: Cèsar Manrique
22 Nov

Architect focus: Cèsar Manrique

It has been 100 years since Cèsar Manrique, the architect of buildings including Mirador del Rio, Jameos del Agua and the Lago Martiánez, was born. The innovative designer and ecological...

Architect focus: Jean Nouvel
23 Apr

Architect focus: Jean Nouvel

This month’s inspirational Westbury pick is the famous French architect, Jean Nouvel…

Architect Focus: Will Alsop
11 Jul

Architect Focus: Will Alsop

Earlier this year we sadly said goodbye to one of the UK’s most unique and innovative architects, Will Alsop. So in this Architect Focus we’re taking a look at the...

Architect Focus: Accoya project showcase
28 Sep

Architect Focus: Accoya project showcase

In this month’s Architect Focus, we’re showcasing some of our favourite Accoya projects around the world.

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects
17 Aug

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects

This month's inspirational Architect Focus is all about the award-winning, sustainable work of Hopkins Architects Practice.

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts
25 Mar

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts

Whether you find architecture a fascinating subject, or you want inspiration to strike for your next design and build project – these terrific Architecture Instagram accounts are for you!

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia
19 Mar

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia

Research shows us that exposure to nature, even when we are indoors, helps us to reduce stress and improves our wellbeing. We explain what Biophilia is, and how you can...

Emerging natural architecture
07 Jun

Emerging natural architecture

Back in 2016, designer Alexandre Grivko successfully transformed the historical Jardin D’Etretat from a perfectly pleasant French garden into an internationally renowned, one-of-a-kind art space by using architectural principles in...

Accoya® Focus: Restoration of the Gothic Garden Temple
08 Dec

Accoya® Focus: Restoration of the Gothic Garden Temple

In this month’s Accoya® Focus, we're looking at the restoration of the Gothic Temple in Oxford.

The best blog posts of 2018
02 Jan

The best blog posts of 2018

It’s the first week back after the Christmas break, and with everyone setting New Year’s Resolutions we’re looking back over the wonderful year we had in 2018. Here’s a roundup...

An interactive experience in Berlin by Deutsche Telekom and multimedia design studio flora&faunavisions
29 Oct

An interactive experience in Berlin by Deutsche Telekom and multimedia design studio flora&faunavisions

The Magenta Moon Campus Berlin by Deutsche Telekom invites visitors of all ages to learn about sustainability, technology, and media skills in an immersive fantasy environment. 

Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm
30 Sep

Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm

The need to address the climate crisis is becoming increasingly urgent, and the architecture world continues to draw attention to possible solutions. Thammasat University’s new Urban Rooftop Farm (TURF) near...

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave
17 Aug

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave

Maintaining a cool temperature starts with a building’s design. Known in the architecture world as ‘passive cooling techniques’, there are ways to ensure a home feels comfortable when temperatures become...

NEON’s moving ‘Shiver House’ is re-imagined in wood
12 Aug

NEON’s moving ‘Shiver House’ is re-imagined in wood

It was a traditional Finnish Hut that inspired the designers at NEON to create the ‘Shiver House.’ Due to the installation’s popularity, the structure has now been re-created in wood.

Using sustainable timber in the design and build industry
28 Jul

Using sustainable timber in the design and build industry

Despite the pandemic drawing everyone’s attention this year, climate change remains a concerning issue. We believe it is essential that the design and build industry continues the conversation and help...

What are the benefits of a glass roof in an extension?
10 Mar

What are the benefits of a glass roof in an extension?

A stunning architectural feature designed to flood your home with natural light whilst making a style statement at the same time – a glass roof in an extension makes all...

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns
28 Feb

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns

Glass has to be among the most serviceable and diverse construction materials we have available to us. It also happens to be one of the most resplendent. We explain the...

Window to the world: five favourite golfing locations
30 Oct

Window to the world: five favourite golfing locations

Thinking of booking a golfing holiday? In this month's Window To The World, we explore the most irresistible golfing destinations…

Westbury unveil new stand at The Building Centre in London
21 Oct

Westbury unveil new stand at The Building Centre in London

Head to The Building Centre in London to view their new product gallery, showcasing all aspects of architecture and construction. As part of this substantial redesign, we unveiled our new...

London Design Festival 2019
12 Sep

London Design Festival 2019

From the 14th – 22nd of September, our capital city will be transformed with a programme of immersive design installations, exhibitions, events, and displays. We’ve selected our top highlights to...

Making an entrance! Choosing the right front door
17 Apr

Making an entrance! Choosing the right front door

In a way, your front door is like a portal into your home; a finely crafted, sturdy design will leave a great first impression when guests ‘step over the threshold’....

Window to the world: Doha
11 Apr

Window to the world: Doha

This fast-paced capital is the ultimate urban playground, with its ever-growing cityscape and still waters of Doha Bay in the background. The newly opened National Museum of Qatar in Doha...

John Cullen Lighting: how to brighten up your home
26 Mar

John Cullen Lighting: how to brighten up your home

John Cullen Lighting is the leading expert that everyone wants to work with. They’re a British manufacturer with over 35 years’ experience, specialising in interior and exterior lighting for residential,...

Quality paint for quality joinery
22 Feb

Quality paint for quality joinery

We believe that true quality is achieved by paying attention to all of those subtle details, and we never cut corners on anything when it comes to our timber doors...

How a glazed extension can boost your health
30 May

How a glazed extension can boost your health

It's hard to imagine a world without artificial lights. Man-made lighting has given us the freedom to eat, work and play day or night, but 24/7 lifestyles could be damaging...

What’s in a Westbury?
30 Jul

What’s in a Westbury?

If you‘re thinking of adding a beautiful Orangery to your home, then here are just a few reasons why Westbury is a cut above the rest: