Garador appoints new Managing Director, Neil Discombe

UK based garage door manufacturer, Garador, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Discombe as their new Managing Director. Neil joins Garador with a solid background in Industrial Engineering with a Degree & Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and... View Article

Architecture consultancy welcomes graduate to team

Architectural consultancy LK2 – which has offices in both London and Lincoln – continued its ambitious growth plans with the appointment of a new graduate Part II architectural assistant. Part II architectural assistant, Adam Caffrey joins LK2 after finishing his... View Article

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Principal Jon Jackson Has Died

Jon C. Jackson, FAIA, retired principal of national architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), passed away on August 17, 2018. A Pittsburgh area native, Jon was a highly-respected figure in both the Western Pennsylvania and national design communities, and his... View Article

Hinckley Architects chosen for prestige project

A Hinckley-based firm of architects has landed a prestige project to design a “dream development” near Market Bosworth. Hayward Architects in Station Road has been commissioned by developers Springbourne Homes to produce the plans for 20 bespoke homes on a... View Article

Kingspan Environmental renamed Kingspan Water & Energy

Kingspan Environmental is being renamed Kingspan Water & Energy. The change has been announced, in part, to reflect the division’s recent focus on water and energy solutions.  Its product portfolios will now be grouped under Water Management Solutions (to include... View Article

Triton shares Structural waterproofing expertise

Waterproofing of Structures Below Ground is the latest CPD accredited by the RIBA for structural waterproofing specialists, Triton Systems. It offers a complete overview of all aspects of structural, below ground waterproofing and explains barrier, watertight concrete and cavity drained... View Article

CTBUH presents Five Minutes with William Pedersen

William Pedersen is the founding design partner of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which he started with A. Eugene Kohn and Sheldon Fox in 1974. Pedersen sat down with CTBUH to discuss his vision for the iconic Shanghai World Financial Center,... View Article

3D printing presents multi industry opportunities

The recent broadening in knowledge and understanding about 3D printing and additive manufacture have generated new business ideas and opportunities ranging from home hobby machines to printing buildings on other planets. Andrew Watts, CEO of international Building Engineers Newtecnic, reveals... View Article

CEO of BESA to judge Panasonic PRO Awards

Panasonic has announced that David Frise, CEO of Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), will be the UK judge for the Panasonic PRO Awards 2018, which celebrates excellence in the design, specification, installation and commissioning of Panasonic heating and cooling systems.... View Article

New board member appointed by Rhodes & Partners

A leading civil and structural engineering consultancy has announced details of a key new senior management appointment. Manchester-based Rhodes & Partners has appointed Dr Jennifer Capp PhD MEng as a director of the company, in a move which is part of a... View Article

RIBA responds to the Government’s Social Housing Green Paper

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has tresponded to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government Social Housing Green Paper. RIBA President Ben Derbyshire says, “Whilst there are some welcome proposals in the Government’s Social Housing Green Paper, I’m... View Article

RIBA calls for a comprehensive ban on combustible materials

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has submitted evidence to the Government’s consultation on banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings. After a lengthy investigation, the Institute has concluded that a ban... View Article

Constructionline partners with London Build 2018

Constructionline, the supply chain and procurement management expert, has partnered with London Build 2018, the leading construction and design show for London and the UK. The partnership will involve the biggest Constructionline Meet the Buyer event so far and the... View Article