Barbara Hepworth Building wins major national award

The University of Huddersfield’s Barbara Hepworth Building has been named as the Project of the Year at the prestigious Education Estates awards. The eye-catching home of the School of Art, Design and Architecture won Project of the Year (Colleges and... View Article

Specifying Entrance Matting for Schools & Universities

Schools, colleges, and universities have some of the busiest entrances of any building. They experience frequent intense periods of footfall, have multiple entrances and often tightly managed budgets. This makes entrance matting specification for education one of the most difficult... View Article

Masterplan unveiled for Sunderland’s major riverside regeneration

FaulknerBrowns Architects and Proctor & Matthews Architects, with specialist input from MawsonKerr Architects and landscape architects Camlins, has announced a collaborative masterplan design that will reinvent the heart of Sunderland while drawing on its industrial heritage. Designed for Sunderland City... View Article

Manchester Museum announces South Asia Gallery Designer

Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester, would like to announce the appointment of Studio C102 and Mobile Studio Architects as the design team for our new permanent South Asia Gallery, which will open in August 2022. In collaboration... View Article

2020 – Restaurant & Bar Design Awards – The Winners

The Winners Garden Hotpot a restaurant in Chengdu, China designed by MUDA-Architects and INNS Bar, a bar in Chengdu, China designed by Wooton Designers were the Overall winners of the 2020 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Clockspire (Sherborne) and... View Article

REL awarded M&E package for £20m school refurbishment

Willmott Dixon has appointed REL Building Services to deliver an M&E package as part of a £20m project to refurbish and expand a secondary school in Romford, Essex. The contract will require building services to be sensitively designed and installed... View Article

OPUS 5 | Évreux Theater, France

In Évreux, OPUS 5 architectes has delivered the renovated Théâtre “Legendre”, enhancing the town’s emblematic Beaux-Arts style edifice with a more contemporary look and feel. The highly respectful project aimed to restore this theatre dating from 1903 to its former... View Article

Keeping safe with passive fire protection

Despite its importance, there’s considerable evidence to show passive fire protection solutions are being ineffectively designed, specified and installed in buildings. In this article, Craig Wells, Sales Director at Quelfire discusses the benefits of passive fire protection and how specifiers... View Article

rg+p secures place on £10.4m framework

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has secured a place on the EN:Procure Consultancy Framework, which will see £10.4m worth of investment in social housing and public sector projects across the East Midlands, North West and Yorkshire & Humber over the next... View Article