Shetland projects completed by NorDan

The new extension to Happyhansel Primary School in Shetland has pre-finished timber windows and doors from NorDan, the Norwegian external joinery experts. The building was designed by architects Redman Sutherland, and commissioned by Shetland Islands Council. The extension provides offices... View Article

A brave new world for London Bridge station

One of the capital’s great historic railway stations is on course to become the well designed, attractive transport hub it should always have been. Ray Philpott explores the role of architecture in its renaissance London Bridge, the city’s first passenger... View Article

Clear Architects’ Haven House Hospice annexe

An expanding children’s hospice proved to be a challenging – but ultimately rewarding – architectural project, writes Melanie Clear Haven House Children’s Hospice is a charity that offers a home-from-home space for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening... View Article

Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems new build for Tesco

Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems; with their approved fabricator PAGE Group Peterborough Ltd completed a new build for Tesco in Castle Acre Road, Swaffham, Norfolk. The store was opened ahead of schedule by the local mayor and will create around 150... View Article

Alu-Timber complete new build at Dormer Wells School

Alu-Timber and their approved fabricator Fleetwood Architectural Aluminium Ltd completed a new build school in Southall, London. Dormer Wells School is a high-performing mathematics and computing college and leading edge comprehensive school for 11-19 year olds. Balfour Beatty, in partnership... View Article

Bristol Old Vic architect wins Stirling Prize

City’s flagship theatre set for world-class upgrade. Designer behind final phase of Bristol’s dramatic theatre revamp wins nation’s top architecture award Work to celebrate theatre’s 250th anniversary is set to transform country’s oldest theatre into welcoming place for all in... View Article

Newcastle firm scoops top architecture prize

FaulknerBrowns Architects are absolutely delighted to announce that Number One Riverside has been acknowledged as the National Corporate Workplace of the Year and also the ‘Best of the Best’ at the British Council for Offices* Awards Dinner, held at the... View Article

Drapers Field case study

The new park at Drapers Field, Leyton, serves the Olympic Village projects. Formerly a service facility for the 2012 Olympics, Drapers Field was redesigned by Kinnear Landscape Architects (KLA) as a vibrant community space, improving sport and play provision and... View Article

Benoy celebrates Riverside 66 grand opening

Benoy, the award-winning firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has celebrated the opening of its first completed development in Tianjin, Riverside 66. Alongside developer Hang Lung Properties Limited, Benoy attended the opening of the new iconic commercial development... View Article

ISG to convert vacant Secondary into new Essa Primary

ISG has been awarded its latest education project, procured through North West Construction Hub (NWCH), securing a £2.4 million scheme for the EFA (Education Funding Authority) to create a new primary school in Bolton. Occupying a vacated secondary school site,... View Article

Stainless steel balustrade meets luxury specification in The Lakes

A development of luxury apartments in the scenic surroundings of the Lake District has used Neaco’s Spectrum, stainless steel balustrade and balconies to provide a suitably high aesthetic. Incorporating tinted glass panel infills, Spectrum is extensively featured on bespoke Juliet balconies... View Article

450,000 sq ft Aldwych Quarter Scheme completes

One of London’s largest refurbishment projects, the 450,000 sq ft (GIA) Aldwych Quarter scheme, which encompasses Bush House – the Grade II listed former home of the BBC World Service – and three adjoining buildings on the Northbank has been... View Article

Wandsworth residents back Gatwick expansion

A poll of more than 1,500 Wandsworth residents shows the majority now support expansion at Gatwick airport. Of the people questioned, 57 per cent support a new runway at Gatwick compared to 16 per cent who want a new runway... View Article