Benoy Shanghai celebrates 10th anniversary

Following a momentous 70th year in 2017, Benoy celebrates its 10 year anniversary in Shanghai on 30 August. Alongside a newly unveiled design studio and a collection of openings and completions, Benoy Shanghai has also shown it is looking to the... View Article

New perspectives on Alvar Aalto’s foreign networks

lvar Aalto (1898–1976) was one of the most internationally oriented Finns of all time. He was skilled in networking and established enduring contacts with colleagues around the world already in the 1920s. After 1929, when he first attended a CIAM... View Article

Influential tiling systems manufacturer celebrates 25 years in the UK

This September represents a milestone anniversary for Leicestershire-based manufacturer Schlüter-Systems Ltd, which provides premium solutions to protect and finish tile and natural stone. Parent company of the business, Schlüter-Systems KG, was established in Germany in 1966 by master tiler, Werner... View Article

Blog: Air pollution and existing homes

By Wendy Thomas, residential product manager at Nuaire Air pollution is now recognised to be the greatest environmental threat to human health in the UK. Exposure to high concentrations of pollutants is harmful to our health, and the effects are cumulative. Elderly... View Article

Garador appoints new Managing Director, Neil Discombe

UK based garage door manufacturer, Garador, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Discombe as their new Managing Director. Neil joins Garador with a solid background in Industrial Engineering with a Degree & Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and... View Article

Architecture consultancy welcomes graduate to team

Architectural consultancy LK2 – which has offices in both London and Lincoln – continued its ambitious growth plans with the appointment of a new graduate Part II architectural assistant. Part II architectural assistant, Adam Caffrey joins LK2 after finishing his... View Article

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Principal Jon Jackson Has Died

Jon C. Jackson, FAIA, retired principal of national architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), passed away on August 17, 2018. A Pittsburgh area native, Jon was a highly-respected figure in both the Western Pennsylvania and national design communities, and his... View Article

Hinckley Architects chosen for prestige project

A Hinckley-based firm of architects has landed a prestige project to design a “dream development” near Market Bosworth. Hayward Architects in Station Road has been commissioned by developers Springbourne Homes to produce the plans for 20 bespoke homes on a... View Article

Kingspan Environmental renamed Kingspan Water & Energy

Kingspan Environmental is being renamed Kingspan Water & Energy. The change has been announced, in part, to reflect the division’s recent focus on water and energy solutions.  Its product portfolios will now be grouped under Water Management Solutions (to include... View Article

Triton shares Structural waterproofing expertise

Waterproofing of Structures Below Ground is the latest CPD accredited by the RIBA for structural waterproofing specialists, Triton Systems. It offers a complete overview of all aspects of structural, below ground waterproofing and explains barrier, watertight concrete and cavity drained... View Article

CTBUH presents Five Minutes with William Pedersen

William Pedersen is the founding design partner of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which he started with A. Eugene Kohn and Sheldon Fox in 1974. Pedersen sat down with CTBUH to discuss his vision for the iconic Shanghai World Financial Center,... View Article

3D printing presents multi industry opportunities

The recent broadening in knowledge and understanding about 3D printing and additive manufacture have generated new business ideas and opportunities ranging from home hobby machines to printing buildings on other planets. Andrew Watts, CEO of international Building Engineers Newtecnic, reveals... View Article