This issue presents a range of public and commercial projects both in the UK and globally, that have been built with both eyes fixed firmly on the future. These include:

- The Kings Cross development, London: The BREEAM 'outstanding' offices that are turning N1C into London’s most sustainable postcode.
- Perez Art Museum, Miami: Herzog & de Meuron uses concrete and tropical plants to frame an entire art gallery.
- Brent Civic Centre: In the shadow of Wembley, Brent Civic Centre scores an 'outstanding' BREEAM goal.

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Bennetts Associates Architects, Buro Happold and Kingerlee discuss the benefits concrete brings to the design and build of The Gateway Buildings, St Antony’s College Oxford.

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Now in its third edition, this publication provides guidance on Part L1A 2013 for new concrete and masonry homes. A range of fabric and services options are explored, with the aim of helping housebuilders and designers to assess the implications of the latest 2013 revision. Download now

Our brand new programme of events includes informative lectures, engaging seminars and technical short courses. Covering a multitude of topics, the calendar covers innovation, visual concrete, Eurocode 2, Part L and project case studies.

To see more details of the dates on offer, visit the Events Calendar.

The Concrete Centre is the central development organisation for the UK concrete industry. Our aim is to enable all those involved in the design, use and performance of concrete to realise the full potential of concrete.

The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.