as suggested via meeting_notes_margaret_pope
100% Detail connects innovative building products and materials with architects and specifiers, providing inspiration and solutions for better and more sustainable building design. as well as list of wonderful materials shown at 100% Design
The Royal Institute of British Architects is the UK body for architecture and the architectural profession. RIBA helps the public to learn more about the built environment through information services, websites and a library that includes an unrivalled collection of books, photographs and manuscripts. RIBA site, includes library catalogue and RIBA directory of practices and may links. University of the Arts London
ASC Product pages-trade directory
British Library web site
“The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD) facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and environmental, economic, ethical and social (e3s) considerations in product and service development and design. This is achieved through training and education, research, seminars, workshops, conferences, consultancy, publications and Internet. The Centre also acts as an information clearing house and a focus for innovative thinking on sustainable products and services”.
UK Company accounts
The on-line source of Italian design(in Italian)
Directory of design consultants
The Largest, Freely accessible sustainable material_library in the world… Sustainable materials website, you need to register
European Space Agency
Listing of UK exhibitions
The Journal of Architecture and Computation publishes articles addressing all aspects of the impact of information and computation on architecture. As well as Design & architecture future materials site
The future design and trends-reports. “The Future Laboratory is recognised internationally for its innovative approach to trend forecasting, consumer insight and brand strategy. Via our 3,000-strong global LifeSigns Network and in-house team of trend analysts and ethnographic researchers, we offer clients qualitative and quantitative insights into future consumers and how to target them”.
Institute for new materials/The INM is one of the world's leading research centers in the field of chemical nanotechnology/The INM Leibniz-Institut fuer Neue Materialien gGmbH, situated in Saarbruecken/Germany, works in the field of materials research and does multidisciplinary top-rate research using state-of-the-art scientific methods.
the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
A US company who provide a box of samples each quarter.
Exhibition Bulletin website