North East architects invited to design a Mongolian ministry

A North East architecture practice has been invited to put forward design plans for a landmark building in UIan Bator, the capital city of Mongolia. With a growing reputation for delivering sustainable architecture in the old Soviet-state, Gateshead-based practice, Gradon... View Article

Promat product portfolio goes on display at museum project

The Riverside Museum, Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel in Glasgow has installed a combination of Promat passive fire protection products to provide a robust fire protection and means of escape. “We worked closely with project architects Zaha Hadid and... View Article

Art deco building returning to its stylish roots

Aberdeen-based Knight Property Group has announced the next phase in its landmark £35million development of The Capitol. Principal Contractor, Andrew Cowie Construction, will complete the complex, 16-week demolition of the former nightclubs and auditorium early this month, before attention turns... View Article

Capital performance from Kingspan TEK® at Passivhaus development

The Kingspan TEK® Building System and Kingspan TEK® Cladding Panels have been installed, along with several products from Kingspan Insulation’s premium performance Kooltherm K-range, on London’s largest Passivhaus development. Developers, Octavia Housing, appointed Cartwright Pickard to design The Greenhauses in... View Article

Kawneer systems help deliver a regional NHS record

Glazing by Kawneer features on a North Staffordshire hospital redevelopment. Glazing systems from leading architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer feature generously in the biggest single investment in North Staffordshire healthcare in the 155 years of the NHS. Kawneer’s AA®100 dry-jointed... View Article

Tarkett chosen for NHS Teenage Cancer Trust unit

A pioneering unit for treating teenagers and young adults with cancer has been colourfully fitted out with Tarkett flooring. The unit at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust was funded entirely by the Teenage Cancer Trust and designed to create... View Article

Affordable new homes launched in Shoreditch

Genesis has launched a collection of modern new homes in the heart of trendy Shoreditch. The first phase at Mondrian is made up of just 14 one and two bedroom affordable apartments suited for young professionals looking for a home... View Article

ISG secures SWIP Aberdeen office scheme

ISG has secured a £3.1 million project in Aberdeen on behalf of SWIP, now part of Aberdeen Asset Management, to refurbish and extend commercial office accommodation at AB1, formerly known as Langlands House, in the city centre. The scheme is... View Article

Heath Robinson Museum confirms Project Manager

The Trustees of West House are delighted to announce that they have appointed Focus Consultants, as Project Manager in a major step forward to deliver the William Heath Robinson Museum in Pinner, London Borough of Harrow. Trust Chairman, Martin Verden... View Article