As 2017 draws to a close, we take a look at the most popular material news and projects as featured on our website . We are also calling for entries to our 2018 editions, so if you would like to be considered, please email materials@buildingcentre.co.uk.

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Bolt Threads has spent over seven years studying the proteins found in spider silk.

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Victoria Gate Arcade in Leeds has set a new standard for innovative building with brick.

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The project that was designed to have minimum impact on the environment.

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Despite the rise of composite decking options such as Trex,timber remains a popular choice for both cladding and decking

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PURe® range of energy-efficient aluminium windows and doors from Senior Architectural Systems combines design flexibilit

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A secondary benefit has been rediscovered: copper rapidly kills germs that settle on its surface.

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Aluminium is the ubiquitous construction material, constantly evolving with design.

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Produced from volcanic rock and made from stone wool insulation featuring unique non-directional fibre structure...

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Glass plays an important part in architectural projects many manufacturers base their product design around using glass

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The Brick House

   

The Brick House, situated amidst rural...

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Marble House, Bangkok

   

OPENBOX Architects’ recent residential design...

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Amazon in the Regrade, Seattle

   

NBBJ is working with Amazon, the world’s largest...

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Linda Pace Gallery

   

Inspired by Linda’s drawing of the ‘Ruby...