Stirling Prize shortlist for 2019 announced

The shortlist for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize has been revealed, including London Bridge station’s Grimshaw-designed reconfiguration, a carbon-neutral cork house, a social rent Passivhaus scheme, a rural opera house, a whisky distillery visitor’s centre, and a Yorkshire gallery. The... View Article

Mayor of London cancels Tulip tower

Plans for the Tulip tower, a 305 metre high project proposed for Bury Street (beside the Gherkin), have been blocked by London Mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan wrote to Annie Hampson, chief planning officer of the City of London, to tell... View Article

FlexStep from The Platform Lift Company

A space saving platform lift solution to create access within residential and commercial environments. FlexStep is an ingenious space saving two-in-one platform lift solution. It provides both stairs and an open platform lift even in the tightest of spaces. At... View Article

Princess Alexandra Hospital Fracture Clinic approved

Medical Architecture has secured planning consent for a new Fracture Clinic at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, UK. The new facility enables the orthopaedic department to expand the range of services provided locally at the hospital. By carefully inserting the... View Article

Nordic Copper skyline crowns the new Ram Quarter

The new Ram Quarter mixed-use development at the heart of the London Borough of Wandsworth is highlighted by its rooftop cladding of Nordic Green Living 1 pre-patinated copper, reflecting the site’s industrial heritage. The site was formerly home to the... View Article

You’ll be sage green with envy!

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, has responded to market demand and feedback from customers and added the popular Sage Green to its Double... View Article

Schlüter-Systems Raises the Bar with New Pedestal System

Schlüter-Systems is pleased to introduce Schlüter®-TROBA-LEVEL, an adjustable pedestal system for balconies and terraces. A welcome addition to Schlüter’s range of balcony and terrace solutions, the seven-part system is the first loose-lay option to be offered by the company. It... View Article

Kalwall rockets away

Aerospace company Blue Origin’s vast new 70,000 square metre factory in Kennedy Space Centre’s Exploration Park in Florida is now manufacturing ‘Glenn’ rockets for launches at Cape Canaveral 10 miles away. In addition, it is expected that the factory’s upper-level... View Article

Practice Profile: Maber Architects

After recently turning 35, well-established practice Maber decided to reinvent and ‘reboot’ itself, James Parker spoke to managing director Ian Harris to find out why Maber Architects was founded by keen cricketer Colin Maber in Nottingham in 1983, and as... View Article