CIOB launches the new home for online learning

To meet the growing learning needs of busy, knowledgeable construction professionals the Chartered Institute of Building has launched a brand new CPD portal for CIOB members. The online system hosts a wide variety of CPD content on many subjects and... View Article

Future Details of Architecture, Guest-Edited By Mark Garcia

The architectural detail is up for grabs. Never has there been a moment when it has been riper for reinvention. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling (BIM), augmented realities and the... View Article

Educating Architects by Neil Spiller and Nic Clear

This is the first volume to consider comprehensively the role of architectural education in the 21st Century. In recent years, architectural education has been presented with numerous creative opportunities to reconsider itself. These include the increased use of technology within... View Article

Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide

Architectural Styles by Owen Hopkins and published by Laurence King in September 2014 makes extensive use of photographs to identify and explain the characteristic features of nearly 300 buildings. Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and... View Article

Willmott Dixon retains carbon neutrality status

Willmott Dixon has remained, what it believes to be, the only construction firm to be carbon neutral after again off-setting its emissions. Since 2012, the company has reduced its carbon intensity – the amount of carbon emissions relative to turnover... View Article

LandAid announces new pro bono giving campaign

Today LandAid, the property industry charity, launches its pro bono campaign to encourage its supporter network to give vital time and expertise to help disadvantaged young people in the UK. LandAid is asking for companies to commit at least 10... View Article

Atkins appoints Group managing director, Major Projects

Atkins has made a new strategic appointment to further strengthen its delivery of major projects around the world. Phil Todd joins the company from Fluor, as Group managing director, Major Projects, and will report directly to Donald Lawson who is... View Article

It’s time to put fabric first

According to Peter Wilcox, technical manager at insulation specialist Recticel, the construction industry has a problem. It’s a problem that affects us all – whether designers, contractors or occupants – new buildings aren’t meeting their designed energy efficiency targets. The... View Article

Architects Maber building on success

DUE to a number of major contract wins throughout the UK, architects practice Maber has increased its staff teams across the East Midlands by almost a quarter. MD Mark Hobson says that a number of project wins over the past... View Article

Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw – more than a door

The two great brands of Leaderflush Shapland and Laidlaw Ironmongery have been brought together to create a new company delivering one great solution. After extensive research with its customers across the industry, the two brands have united to form Leaderflush... View Article