Skanska expands hospital in Vestfold, Norway

Skanska has together with Cura-gruppen signed an agreement with Sykehuset Vestfold HF for the expansion of the hospital in Vestfold, Norway. The contract is totally worth NOK 1.7 billion. Skanska’s share of the contract is worth about NOK 960M, about... View Article

Tog Studio – Helping people build

Conceived by a team of Scottish Architects, Tog Studio provide a unique on-site learning experience, addressing gaps missing from conventional education in the construction sector. The diverse teams have included professional architects and engineers looking for first hand construction experience;... View Article

IBI Group to Design Cardiff University Journalism School

IBI Group has been announced as the architects for the new state-of-the-art headquarters for Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies The commission will involve the transformation of 2 Central Square offices, located in Cardiff’s Central Square Development,... View Article

Senior’s glazing reigns supreme on Sovereign Street

Aluminium doors, windows and curtain walling from leading fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems have been specified for use on a new commercial development in the heart of Leeds, West Yorkshire. The new Concordia Works scheme on Sovereign Street... View Article

Island Life – JW Marriott Venice resort and spa

James Parker interviews the architect behind an award-winning hotel masterplanning project on a Venetian island which sensitively re-used a variety of old buildings in an elegant new context. An artificial island in Venice’s lagoon is the location of a new... View Article

Croydon’s Cultural Quarter gets go-ahead from planners

The plans for Croydon’s new cultural quarter, designed by Rick Mather Architects as one of the largest regeneration projects ever seen in the borough, have received planning consent. The College Green development will see the 8 hectare Fair Field area next to... View Article

Eating at 2360m altitude

Located at the top of the mountain, where three cable car lines meet, the new Gütsch Restaurant will be the heart of the new ski region Andermatt-Sedrun in the Swiss Alps. The restaurant, will attract both daytime skiers and dinner... View Article

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

Between Hanseatic Hub and HafenCity The Elbphilharmonie on the Kaispeicher marks a location that most people in Hamburg know about but have never really noticed. It is now set to become a new centre of social, cultural and daily life... View Article

World Museum’s Ancient Egypt Gallery opening 28 April

Liverpool’s World Museum is set to open its new Ancient Egypt: A journey through time gallery on 28 April, revealing one of the UK’s most significant collections of Ancient Egyptian and Nubian antiquities. The Museum will expand into gallery space... View Article

Green light for £35m mixed-use development in Horsham

A joint venture between Reef Estates and Arcus-PCD has been granted planning consent by Horsham District Council to redevelop Piries Place in Horsham Town Centre and create a high-quality, mixed-use scheme that will regenerate the local area and boost the... View Article