Willmott Dixon confirmed for £45m hospital transformation

Willmott Dixon’s role as one of the largest constructors of health and wellbeing accommodation was underlined when it was confirmed as main contractor on the £45 million redevelopment of benenden hospital in Cranbrook, Kent. benenden hospital is a flagship independent... View Article

Go-ahead given for Middlesbrough Sports Village

Willmott Dixon has followed up its recent Queen’s Award for Enterprise by being appointed by Middlesbrough Council to build a £18m sports village that will become an “iconic sports destination” according to Mayor Ray Mallon. The village will be a... View Article

GEZE UK powers Ripon Cathedral’s new entrance

The Masons marks on Ripon Cathedral’s West Front show it was built by the finest craftsmen in England and Europe; so when the Cathedral decided to install a stunning glass porch, it was essential the project was as finely crafted... View Article

Tengbom designs Kitchen & Table restaurant

Tengbom’s interior design studio is the architect team behind Marcus Samuelsson’s new Kitchen & Table restaurant at Clarion Hotel Amaranten in Stockholm. The restaurant will open to the public this Friday, 16 May. Hotel Amaranten is currently undergoing extensive renovation... View Article

Diffused daylighting gives Hope

Highly insulating Kalwall® has been used for one of the most unusual non-secular buildings ever constructed, the Canadian Our Lady of Hope Mausoleum in Ancaster, Ontario. The design concept from Young + Wright/IBI Group Architects addresses the spiritual character of... View Article

MicroPro – a revolutionary preservative system

MicroPro is a revolutionary preservative system incorporating micronized copper and quaternary compounds to create a new generation of wood preservatives with enhanced technical performance and distinctive environmental and aesthetic product features when compared to other current copper based systems. Aesthetically,... View Article

Quietly attaining olympic quality in roofing

A new multi-use sports centre is giving new life to a former Olympic venue- quietly- through an innovative roof. The Copper Box Arena, built at a cost of £44m as the Handball Arena for the London 2012 Olympic Games, is... View Article

College Court renovation nets architectural award

A project to transform a former University Halls of Residence into a state-of-the-art conference facility and Hotel has won an award recognising the highest standards of restoration and renovation of buildings in the East Midlands. The University of Leicester’s College... View Article

RMIG helps Denmark’s North Star School shine

An innovative star-shaped school at Fredrikshavn in Denmark is using precision perforated steel panels from RMIG, to create giant graphic images depicting key landmarks from across the world as part of a unique cladding and facade solution at the new... View Article

China Design Centre opens to the UK

The UK’s first permanent design centre dedicated to developing relationships between China and the UK, launched at The Building Centre in central London last night. China Design Centre was opened by Sir Terry Farrell and Lord Wei at an event... View Article