Keeping the burglars out with steel windows

Difficult to force because of the inherent strength of their frames, steel windows are not liked by burglars. One of the best deterrents to a prospective thief is the traditional ‘cottage’ style steel window, divided into small frames, with interlocked... View Article

rg+p secures ranking on prestigious AJ100 List

Multi-disciplinary practice, rg+p has secured a place on the architectural industry’s prestigious AJ100 list. Compiled annually since 1995 by the industry’s leading magazine, Architect’s Journal, the AJ100 is a definitive list of the UK’s most successful and innovative practices. Based... View Article

Aspiring RGU architect wins prestigious industry fellowship

An aspiring young architect from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment has been awarded a prestigious fellowship which will see her travel to Italy to be part of the Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice. Lucia Uriarte (20), who is from originally from Bilbao in Spain,... View Article

The Murray Hotel opens to the public

The Murray, Hong Kong’s newest luxury hotel has now fully opened to the public. Located on the southern edge of Central with panoramic views of The Peak and the gardens to the south, this major transformation of a listed government... View Article

MVRDV opens new Paris office

MVRDV founders Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries are proud to announce the opening of a new office in Spaces Réaumur, Paris. In recent years, MVRDV has become increasingly active in France with prestigious projects in Rennes,... View Article

Exciting news from Maccreanor Lavington

Maccreanor Lavington has been awarded five RIBA Awards, a record win for the practice and more than any other architectural studio at this years’ ceremony. The RIBA London Regional Awards were received by three of the practice’s recently completed primary... View Article

Plymouth architecture firm in the running for three awards

The Plymouth-based architects Form Design Group has been shortlisted for three awards for the innovation and excellence of their buildings. The Nelson Project, a residential scheme in Plymouth, is on the shortlist for a Royal Town Planning Institute Planning Excellence... View Article

61 London buildings awarded for architectural excellence

4 housing schemes, 8 schools, a city farm (Waterloo Community Farm) and refurbished public house (The Sekforde) are among the 61 buildings to receive RIBA London Awards 2018 from the Royal Institute of British Architects. RIBA London Award-winning buildings set the standard... View Article

CPMG Architects scoops two RICS Design Awards for major projects

CPMG Architects has scooped two prestigious Design Through Innovation Awards at the regional RICS Awards. The design teams behind the Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) at Cranfield University and the STEMLab at Loughborough University have been recognised for delivering exceptional building... View Article

New board appointed at leading Yorkshire architectural practice

Renowned Yorkshire-based chartered architects practice Race Cottam Associates is restructuring its senior management team as part of its long-term development and expansion plans. The new leadership at Race Cottam, which specialises in the health, schools, university, energy and waste sectors,... View Article