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NFB manifesto 2015: smarter building for Britain

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has launched its manifesto for the 2015 general election at this year’s party conferences. The manifesto outlines NFB members’ key priorities for the next government and proposals for how these can be achieved. They believe... View Article

CARE International is ISG’s Inaugural Global Charity Partner

ISG has announced that its first ever global charity partner will be leading humanitarian organisation CARE International. This partnership forms a central element of ISG’s 2020 Sustainability Vision, which sets out the company’s commitment to acting responsibly and safely, with... View Article

Days 1-3 at 100% Design

We have a fantastic line-up of international designers and speakers over four days at 100% Design on the theme of this year’s theme: serendipidity. Inspired by a Piranesi quote, “By messing about we discover”, this years talks programme will look... View Article

Unity Hub glows with pride

‘Unity Hub at Craig Park’ in Edmonton, not only glows in the dark, but is now glowing with the pride of Enfield Council, having won a prestigious award from the Architects Journal in the Civic and Community category at a... View Article

Design Notes, September 2014: Timeless Tapastries

London’s annual Design Festival kicks off this week and one of its star attractions, Decorex, has moved off the beaten path to Syon House. Located in Brentwood, just outside Kew Gardens, the historic estate was named after Syon Abbey, a... View Article

ISG commences work on Sunderland Fire Station

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has appointed ISG to build a replacement fire station, which has been five years in the planning. The project is ISG’s latest framework win – secured via the influential North East Procurement Organisation... View Article

Bookings now open for Heat 2014 Conference

The Combined Heat and Power Association and the Energy Institute are joining forces for the third time for Heat 2014, a one-day conference dedicated to discussing the vital issue of heat in our energy economy. Heat accounts for almost one... View Article

SENER participates in the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum

The engineering and technology group SENER is playing a part in the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum, which runs from September 24th to 26th across various locations in Bilbao (Spain). SENER, founded in this city in 1956, has since its beginnings... View Article

Purcell unveils Wallace Collection refurbishment

Two-year project to restore the Great Gallery brings natural light to the Old Masters. The Wallace Collection has reopened the stunning Great Gallery after a two-year rebuilding programme led by architects, Purcell. The Great Gallery was originally built by Sir... View Article

100 Buildings 100 Years

100 British buildings celebrating the brilliant and diverse architecture of the last 100 years. This selection of 100 buildings has been nominated by C20 Society members and supporters to showcase the broad variety of architectual talent in Britain from 1914... View Article

GeoVation invites you to build a better Britain

Ordnance Survey’s eighth GeoVation® Challenge sees Britain’s mapping agency teaming up with Land Registry® to offer £101,000 in development funding to help develop the best ideas and solutions to current housing issues into ventures. Individuals, start-ups and existing businesses and... View Article

100% Design 2014 is now open

The 20th edition of 100% Design has now opened its doors! International design guru Philippe Starck opened the doors this morning to a packed reception of visitors before unveiling his new ceramic tile collection for Ceramica Sant’Agostino, which will be... View Article

Latest green deal report no surprise to GGF

The GGF expressed no great surprise at The Energy and Climate Change Committee’s report into the Green Deal in which they brand the policy a “disappointing failure”. The Committee qualified their comment by adding that cost to customers was too... View Article

Get Britain building delivery plan endorsed by GGF

Last week, Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive attended the launch of the Get Britain Building 2020 Delivery Plan which makes the case for using construction as a driver of jobs and growth and includes a range of recommendations for... View Article

GGF prepares for busy time at party conferences

The GGF will yet again be in attendance at the political party conferences this Autumn to raise Members concerns across a range of political campaigns including: Reducing the rate of VAT on home improvements and energy efficient glazing The GGF... View Article

GGF reassures Scottish members ahead of referendum

With the imminent referendum on whether or not Scotland should be an independent country from the rest of the UK taking place this week, the GGF can reassure all Scottish Members that the levels of service and the benefits received... View Article
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