Rhodes & Partners report a record year

A leading structural and civil engineering consultancy has reported that 2018 was a record year for the company, in which it surpassed all previous records for the volume of work which it had handled. Managing director Nick Ribbeck says, “Last... View Article

Let sleeping dogs lie with Norbord’s super-quiet flooring

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with a 10mm... View Article

Advanced selected to protect premier shopping destination in Mumbai

Industry-leading fire panels from global systems leader, Advanced, have been installed in one of India’s premier shopping destinations in Mumbai. Inorbit has emerged as one of Mumbai’s popular shopping destinations with its diverse and exceptional offerings in food, fashion and entertainment.... View Article

Vent-Axia welcomes Government Clean Air Strategy

British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, launched on 14th January 2019, which highlights the importance of clean air in the home. The strategy sets out how the Government aims to tackle all sources of air... View Article

Competition launches for new model university in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) together with Cranfield University and Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) have launched the MK:U International Design Competition for a new model university in the Oxford to Cambridge innovation arc.  Beloved by architects as the most original and... View Article

Competition commendations for rg+p

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has received acclaim for its work in three architectural competitions, including one international Incentive Award. Architects, 3D visualisers and architectural trainees from the practice’s Leicester office entered the ‘Latvia TabFab’ competition to develop designs for a... View Article

Evaporating energy costs in the washroom

Imagine a brand new, ‘green’ building. It’s been designed with sustainability in mind every step of the way, from the cladding materials on the wall panels to its energy-efficient lighting system. However, the washroom also provides opportunities to support the... View Article

Where heritage architecture meets 21st century design

The former Westminster Fire Station is in the midst of a transformation. Development manager Alchemi Group – in partnership with Far East Orchard Limited, a Singapore-based property developer – is working to sensitively restore the Grade II listed Edwardian building... View Article

Wienerberger Brick Award 2020: Call for Entries

To celebrate outstanding brick and ceramic building projects from around the world, the world’s largest brick manufacturer Wienerberger is inviting architects, architecture critics and journalists alike to enter projects into the Wienerberger Brick Award 2020. Entries are open until 9th April... View Article