Crittall helps Oxford college get top marks for sustainability

An innovative glazing system that combines the technical expertise of Crittall Windows and Crystal Units has contributed to state-of-the-art energy efficiency at Mansfield College, Oxford. The college authorities were looking to increase on-site student accommodation substantially so as to enhance... View Article

Complex, £10m airport-adjacent infrastructure scheme completes

Following a series of challenges from under the ground and in the air, a £10 million infrastructure scheme has now completed close to East Midlands Airport. Property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard delivered project management, quantity surveying and health... View Article

New best in class student environment with class A acoustics

Taking its inspiration from the original medieval city, the new Paradise Street student village in Coventry will provide high quality accommodation for over 900 students. Comprising technology rich apartments with outstanding acoustic ceilings and feature walls from Knauf AMF, the... View Article

Sustainable and high performance building materials

Baumit is a leading European manufacturer of sustainable and high performance building materials. Founded in Austria in 1988, Baumit offer an extensive and versatile range of BBA approved External Wall Insulation Systems, indoor plasters, facade renders and paints across the... View Article

Entries open for the 2020 Brick Awards

For its 44th year, the Brick Awards begins its search for the very best examples of brick architecture and craftsmanship in the UK’s built environment. This enduring and highly-respected awards programme invites entries from March 6 until early May, from... View Article

Sauter Automation appoints Chris Reid as new UK MD

Mark Clinch, former MD, appointed to Sauter Group Management Board Sauter Automation Limited has announced the appointment of Chris Reid as its new UK managing director. Chris takes over from Mark Clinch, who has been appointed as VP, Head of... View Article

Green-tech adds a touch of green to Edinburgh’s McEwan Hall

PROJECT: Bristo Square, McEwan Hall LOCATION: Edinburgh CLIENT: The University of Edinburgh LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: Ironside Farrar Ltd LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR: M W Groundworks PRODUCT/SERVICES SUPPLIED: ArborRaft Tree Pit System & Fortress Tree Grilles Bristo Square sits on part of the estate... View Article

Coopers Fire have a new RIBA approved fire curtain CPD

Coopers Fire offer a range of free CPD seminars. Approved by RIBA, the seminars purpose is to educate the fire protection industry and wider building industry about application of fire and smoke curtains in buildings. Aimed at construction industry professionals... View Article

An education in multitasking and innovation

The iconic 8,500 square metre former Herman Miller factory on the banks of the Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath has been transformed into a new School of Art and Design for Bath Spa University with the help of some... View Article

Senior’s fenestration systems make a stand at The Strand

Complementary and high-performance aluminium fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems have helped create harmony at The Strand Hub, a new award-winning mixed-used scheme in Rochdale. Designed by Triangle Architects, the development has transformed a previously neglected area of the town... View Article