New PassivHaus scheme in Norfolk

An award winning Norfolk social housing association has been given the go-ahead to build a new eco-friendly array of dwellings in the village of Outwell, Kings Lynn. Hastoe Housing Association, in conjunction with Norfolk based building consultancy Ingleton Wood and... View Article

The Shadow House: A story of inner city self-build

Having designed large luxurious properties for private clients and worked on complex urban social housing developments, David Liddicoat and Sophie Goldhill were keen to use their combined experience to create a small, attractive, cost effective and compact home for themselves.... View Article

Levolux excels in Exeter

The £28 million new Research Innovation Learning Development Centre (RILD) in Exeter is a world-leading medical facility, which pushes the boundaries of eco-friendly building design by combining renewable energy, heat recovery and a fixed external Solar Shading solution by Levolux.... View Article

Nine Elms launches innovative Construction Charter

The key development partners involved in the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme today signed a Construction Charter, marking their commitment to work collaboratively to deliver best practice construction management across the UK’s biggest regeneration project. The Charter... View Article

Highest accolade for trailblazing low carbon research labs

An exemplar low carbon building dedicated to the research and development of sustainable energy technologies has been named as BREEAM’s Education Building of the Year 2014. The Energy Technologies Building (ETB) at The University of Nottingham’s Innovation Park on Jubilee... View Article

Planning Permission granted for Maggie’s Forth Valley

NORD Architecture has been granted planning permission for the new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert. This will be the 9th Maggie’s Centre in Scotland with Maggie’s Aberdeen having opened in September last year... View Article

Flying into the future Northampton

As West Northamptonshire Development Corporation nears closure, it has released a new digital animation of ‘The Big Six’ regeneration projects in Northampton. Established in 2004, the specialist Government body has been working with the local authorities to regenerate Northampton, Daventry... View Article

Kawneer glazing helps women with a WICED view of Liverpool

Glazing systems from Kawneer feature on the headquarters of the Women’s Organisation. The UK’s first Women’s International Centre for Economic Development (WICED) showcases almost the full spectrum of glazing from leading architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer. The manufacturer’s AA®100 curtain... View Article

Specialists for artificial grass in schools

When ‘children’s play areas’ have become synonymous with ‘mud’, leaving entire areas completely unusable for large parts of the year, Nomow Artificial Grass can transform those muddy areas into beautiful, green and most importantly Safe play areas that can be... View Article

Make completes first building in Hong Kong

Make has completed its first residential building in Hong Kong: Dunbar Place. The 23-storey project was designed for Swire Properties, who was involved in the development of the property, and comprises 53 apartments ranging from 1,208 to 2,152 sq ft... View Article

Lanes Group chosen for schools maintenance programme

Lanes Group has been selected to carry out drainage surveys and remedial repairs at schools in Birmingham. Galliford Try has commissioned the work as part of its full facilities management service to 11 schools across Birmingham. Engineers from the Lanes Birmingham... View Article

Team Birmingham bigger than ever at MIPIM 2014

There is a real buzz about Birmingham at the moment. Named as the ‘FDI Destination of the Future’ by FDI Magazine and listed in the top ten ‘Best to Invest’ locations in Western Europe, interest and momentum is growing. Birmingham’s... View Article

Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates unveils latest project

Saks Fifth Avenue has commissioned award-winning luxury retail designers Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates (JHA) to reinvigorate a 40,000 square foot men’s fashion emporium “THE FIFTH MAN”, located at the Chicago flagship at 700 North Michigan Avenue. Jeffrey Hutchison and his... View Article