Final call for entries for 2014 INSIDE Awards

The 2014 INSIDE – World Festival of Interiors (with headline partner Dulux) announces the final call for entries for this year’s awards programme. Entries close this Friday 30 May. Submissions have already been pouring in from esteemed practices and designers... View Article

Goldsmiths Art Gallery architect shortlist revealed

The shortlist of architects chosen to put designs forward for the Goldsmiths Art Gallery at Goldsmiths, University of London has been confirmed. The firms are: 6a Architects Assemble Dow Jones Architects Ltd Harry Gugger Studio HAT Projects Limited Jamie Fobert... View Article

WSP to redevelop Royal Academy of Music theatre

WSP, the professional services consultancy, has been appointed by the Royal Academy of Music, Britain’s longest-established conservatoire and the second-oldest music academy in the world, for a major redevelopment of its opera theatre at its Regent’s Park campus. WSP, which... View Article

New faces for Tarkett sales team

Specifiers across the UK could be finding their jobs a little easier thanks to a new look sales team at top flooring company Tarkett. The expert team has been reinforced by a number of new arrivals including regional sales managers... View Article

Wood heating warms John Lewis spa

The John Lewis Partnership has shown its commitment to wood heating by installing a Euroheat biomass boiler at a new build spa and wellness centre in Snowdonia on the banks of Bala Lake, built specifically as a haven for John... View Article

Tough vinyl lets designers get creative

A NEW range of hardwearing homogeneous compact vinyl is offering specifiers and architects an unprecedented opportunity to be creative. Launched by flooring experts Tarkett, the Premium Collection features Eclipse Premium and Primo Premium and combines best-in-class performance with an array... View Article

More awards for Nicholas Hare Architects

Nicholas Hare were delighted to receive the RIBA East Midlands Award for Noel-Baker School & St Martins. The school and Derby City Council picked up the Client of the Year Award. The scheme also won the top prize at the... View Article

Garador takes cyclists for a ride

Garage door maker Garador played its part in a recent major charity cycle ride. Over 500 cyclists turned out to raise funds for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance by cycling 54 miles from Watchet Harbour on the north Somerset... View Article

Transparent about translucency

Paul Jackson, technical director at Rodeca, explains how translucent polycarbonate panels have evolved to be a viable alternative to glass Recent advanced testing and developments in thermoplastic engineering are now positioning translucent polycarbonate panels as a serious, if previously overlooked,... View Article

Hybrid taking education to the next level

By Steve Wightman, director, Senior Architectural Systems Despite the Building Schools for the Future programme being scrapped due to cuts in 2010, there is still a commitment on the part of the government to modernise the UK’s education infrastructure. This... View Article