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Don’t call me terracotta!

In our Q&A, Aliva UK sales director Justin Price shares his passion for clay, and tells our customers why it’s time to fall in love with it again.

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Creating the perfect curve

Curves in architecture can look stunning, but they also present a unique set of challenges to create. In this post, Justin Price explains how a flawless curved finish was achieved for Moneypenny’s new £15m headquarters.

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Aliva UK has some front at Brighton Marina

Aliva UK’s £1m+ contract to provide stunning finishes for a major residential and leisure development at Europe’s largest marina is complete - with a trio of products helping to change the skyline.

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8 great reasons to use rainscreen cladding

The use of rainscreen cladding is on the rise in modern architecture, but what are its benefits and why are more and more architects opting to use it? James Ormerod, Managing Director at Aliva UK, explains.

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Behind the scenes: creating a truly bespoke interior

Aliva’s Metropolis range of paints and polished plasters has recently been used to create a bespoke luxury interior in London’s Notting Hill. This blog from the project’s Design and Build firm Create Bespoke Beauty takes you behind the scenes.

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What makes a great leader in architecture?

On Tuesday 17 May, Aliva UK co-hosted the AJ100 Future Leaders Seminar with The Architects’ Journal. The event offered important insights into everything from leading a team to the practicalities of setting up your own practice. Aliva MD James Ormerod reflects on the advice and debates that stemmed from the session.

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