The Leadenhall Building reaches practical completion

British Land and Oxford Properties have announced practical completion of The Leadenhall Building, a stunning new addition to the London skyline demonstrating state of the art construction and extraordinary craftsmanship. Standing a statuesque 224 metres tall with 46 floors, this... View Article

Post Tower wins CTBUH 10-Year Award

Post Tower, a 163-meter office tower in Bonn, Germany, has received the 10 Year Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The 10 Year Award recognises proven value and performance in a tall building, across one... View Article

Architecture students scoop awards for Sill-inspired designs

Talented Northumbria University students have won prestigious awards for their innovative designs based around an adapted brief for The Sill – the North East’s proposed £11.7m National Landscape Discovery Centre. As part of their third year project work, architecture students... View Article

One final hurdle for Belfast landmark stadium

Steve Menary reports on plans for Northern Ireland’s newest venue, the Ulster GAA Stadium, designed by Populous. With the troubles now hopefully consigned to Northern Irish history, a new political consensus has emerged that is aiming to heal wounds scarred... View Article

Something old and something new

The new University of Cumbria is not lacking in character and history – and architects are helping it get the message across, as James Pringle reports. The University of Cumbria may be a newcomer to British higher education, but it... View Article

Supplying 21st century doors to a 21st century hospital

Bristol’s new £430million Southmead Hospital opened its doors to the public in May 2014 offering state-of-the-art facilities and care in bright and uplifting surroundings. In collaboration with construction firm Carillion and architects BDP, Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw supplied and installed over... View Article

Award-winning ECO build outperforms expectations

A landmark Gainsborough housing project has taken top spot at this year’s Lincolnshire Energy Awards, as its energy performance beats all predictions. Winner of this year’s Construction Project of the Year at June’s Lincolnshire Energy Saving Awards, the Cross Street... View Article

Work on new Health Sciences UTC to start

Work on a new University Technical College (UTC) aimed at giving young people the necessary skills for a career in healthcare and health science professions is due to start later this month. The Health Futures UTC is being sponsored by... View Article

ICC Hong Kong Wins Inaugural CTBUH Performance Award

The International Commerce Centre (ICC), a 484-meter office tower in Hong Kong, has won the inaugural Performance Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The CTBUH Performance Award was established to help the tall-building industry reverse... View Article

ISG Wins £6.7 Million Hertfordshire Care Home

ISG has been awarded a £6.7 million project to construct a new 75-bed care home for Quantum Care in Letchworth; the company’s fifth scheme for the not-for-profit residential care provider, which includes a £4.7 million development the contractor is currently... View Article