Evaporating energy costs in the washroom

Imagine a brand new, ‘green’ building. It’s been designed with sustainability in mind every step of the way, from the cladding materials on the wall panels to its energy-efficient lighting system. However, the washroom also provides opportunities to support the... View Article

Where heritage architecture meets 21st century design

The former Westminster Fire Station is in the midst of a transformation. Development manager Alchemi Group – in partnership with Far East Orchard Limited, a Singapore-based property developer – is working to sensitively restore the Grade II listed Edwardian building... View Article

Wienerberger Brick Award 2020: Call for Entries

To celebrate outstanding brick and ceramic building projects from around the world, the world’s largest brick manufacturer Wienerberger is inviting architects, architecture critics and journalists alike to enter projects into the Wienerberger Brick Award 2020. Entries are open until 9th April... View Article

Homes England success for Weston Williamson + Partners

Weston Williamson + Partners is delighted to have been appointed to the new Homes England Multidisciplinary Framework which will enable procurement of £100m worth of services – as part of a team led by multidisciplinary specialists Pell Frischmann. As a team,... View Article

Inspirational acoustics for motivational office design

A leading global manufacturer of innovative audio technology has opened a new UK HQ in Edinburgh. The company is recognised for its award-winning corporate culture and its new office interior reflects this ethos with facilities designed to generate a collaborative... View Article

CTBUH UK Presents: Smart Cities / Smart Buildings

Where: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London When: January 31, 5:30p.m. – 8:30p.m The “City of the Future” will be designed to be sustainable and smart, socially responsive, self-learning, and community-driven. In light of the Council’s 50th anniversary, the CTBUH United... View Article

Timber tops the agenda for WoodFest Sheffield

WoodFest comes to Sheffield in February with a focus on health and wellbeing, low carbon, circular economy, building performance, offsite construction and modular design. The month-long event will feature wood in design and construction throughout Sheffield and Yorkshire. The programme includes... View Article

Polyflor Sport 67 scores at new Brinnington Sports Centre

Polyflor’s Sport 67 in Maple was the flooring of choice for GT3 Architects when completing the new £7m Brinnington Park Leisure Complex in Stockport. Developed through investment from Stockport Council the new centre, operated by Life Leisure is replacing the... View Article

Six stars with Nordic Brass

Gently curving, perforated Nordic Brass solar screens help to define the character of a key community building in Melbourne, Australia. They also enhance its sustainability, recognised by the highest, six-star ‘Greenstar’ rating. Designed by architects GroupGSA, the North Fitzroy Library... View Article

Nordic Blue Roofline

Ian Ritchie Architects’ ingenious project for the Royal Academy of Music in a particularly challenging historic London location is defined by its roofline of Nordic Blue copper, a material that the architects have been exploring for over a decade. Hidden... View Article

View Point – David de Sousa of AHR Architects

Britain is in the midst of a housing crisis; it’s an obvious fact, without an obvious solution. In the 2017 budget, the Government set a target of delivering 300,000 new homes per year by 2020. While there has been an... View Article

Colour your space

Boss Design has launched a striking colour palette of painted frame options for its extensive range of commercial furniture. Offering endless design permutations, a choice of eight colours may be applied to the underframes, tables, legs, and arms of most... View Article