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Students to design future workshop

A student design competition, run by the Furniture Industry Research Association and sponsored by Morgan, is a chance for undergraduates to win a share of the £5,000 prize fund by putting forward ideas for their workspace of the future. The competition,... View Article

Timeless Design

Consumers are once again attributing value to a “Made in Great Britain” label. There is a clear trend towards timeless design, honesty and provenance. Passion in craftsmanship and durability of products is an increasingly important part of the decision making... View Article

Construction contracts at highest level since January

Figures released 23 October reveal that the level of construction contracts awarded increased in September to the value of £5.6 billion – the highest since January. Barbour ABI, which is a chosen provider of construction data to the Office for... View Article

RIBA to launch new range of building contracts

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is launching two new and innovative building contracts next month (5 November). Designed to be used in conjunction with RIBA’s Architect’s Appointment Agreements for Small Projects (domestic and concise forms); the new contracts... View Article

Ensuring inclusive design in our public spaces

Stephen Williams met with key professional bodies, challenging them to do more to make buildings, streets and public space more inclusive. Communities Minister Stephen Williams chaired a roundtable discussion (20 October 2014) with key professional bodies and challenged them to... View Article

£1.2m for Lady Lever Art Gallery

Heritage Lottery Fund endorse project with generous grant. A Napoleon death mask, exquisite Chinese porcelain and world-renowned Wedgwood jasperware are some of the incredible collections, amassed by one man, William Hesketh Lever, which will benefit from a major Heritage Lottery... View Article

Pop art for popular homes

Visitors to the showhomes at Redrow’s Easingwold venture can see more award-winning designs than they bargained for, as paintings from a school’s competition are now taking pride of place. The paintings were produced as part of a project that ran last... View Article

Bristol Old Vic architect wins Stirling Prize

City’s flagship theatre set for world-class upgrade. Designer behind final phase of Bristol’s dramatic theatre revamp wins nation’s top architecture award Work to celebrate theatre’s 250th anniversary is set to transform country’s oldest theatre into welcoming place for all in... View Article

Student cribs annouce their expansion into Liverpool

Student Cribs, the property start-up redefining student living, today announce their expansion into Liverpool, adding five beautifully renovated student homes to their portfolio. Since launching in 2002, Student Cribs has seen promising growth in interest and demand from the student... View Article
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