Sto helps to keep things quiet for London library project

Libraries are noted for their quiet acoustics, and nowhere is this more true than a prominent London library which has just been refurbished with products supplied by Sto Ltd.  Sto’s StoSilent Distance A2 110 system has been installed throughout the Marcus Garvey Centre... View Article

Collaboration key to Bracknell Town Centre delivery

Due to the scale and complexity of the redevelopment of Bracknell Town Centre, coupled with a short timeframe in which to deliver, it was crucial to appoint an experienced specialist contractor with an established supply chain. Prater began work on... View Article
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Sky Hut from WG+P Architects gazes at the stars

WG+P Architects (Waind Gohil + Potter) in collaboration with Webb Yates Structural Engineers, have won a design competition with their new glamping cabin, the Sky Hut, inspired by traditional Welsh myths and stargazing. The firm’s winning entry is timber clad... View Article

Joseph Walsh unveils Magnus Modus sculpture

Irish studio workshop Joseph Walsh Studio has unveiled its latest commission, a 7 metre tall sculpture made of multiple layers of laminated olive ash wood that will be joining the National Gallery of Ireland’s permanent collection. Magnus Modus, currently displayed... View Article

House 2 harbours creative collaboration in Zurich

A 240 m2 pre-fabricated wooden public installation has been created next to the Toni Areal school in Zurich. House 2 – Counter City is a product of an experimental format for collaborative design and construction conceived by ALICE (Atelier de... View Article

Overarching ambition

Giant arched timber columns and what’s thought to be the largest green wall in Europe signal the sustainability credentials of a striking new energy-from-waste facility in Leeds. Stephen Cousins reports A vast 42 metre-high, 123 metre-long wall of vegetation is... View Article
Kirklees Metropolitan District Council has appointed BAM Construction to create Beaumont Primary Academy in Huddersfield.

BAM chosen to create £10million primary in Huddersfield

Kirklees Metropolitan District Council has appointed BAM Construction to create Beaumont Primary Academy in Huddersfield. The £10 million school has just commenced on site, and is funded by the Council. The scheme follows the completion of the 420 place Royds... View Article

Dramatic Docklands transformation takes step closer

The dramatic transformation of 125 acres of former docklands into a “creativity district” as part of a wider masterplan for North Liverpool, generating in excess of 2,500 new jobs, will take a step closer to reality next week. A report... View Article

Shaping Hong Kong’s New Central Harbourfront

Benoy presents initial concepts for a new waterfront destination at Site 3 Benoy’s urban design team has created a series of initial ideas to spark conversation and promote innovative thinking for the future of Hong Kong’s New Central Harbourfront Site... View Article

Serpentine pavilion extends opening due to popular demand

Due to popular demand, it’s been announced that the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion will now remain open for an additional six weeks, until 19th November. For the fifth year running, AECOM, in collaboration with David Glover, delivered technical advisory services for the Pavilion,... View Article

Warwick Hall keeps on winning!

The award-winning new build, St. John the Baptist Church in Burford, Oxfordshire undertook a bold new redevelopment project at the adjacent Grade II listed Warwick Hall to provide a modern community facility. A facility in which is dependent on their... View Article

Stainless steel roofs for Vita York student village

A UGINOX® Patina stainless steel roofing system has been installed throughout the £73m, 649 bed Vita York student village. Situated on the 6.3 acre site of the former closed ‘Poor Clare Colettine Order’ convent, the project consists of fifteen new... View Article