Newcastle Architects Celebrate Continued Growth

Due to recent successes with several high-profile projects, alongside the continued growth of the Practice nationally, GSSArchitecture have expanded their Newcastle Studio, recently moving into larger premises in order to accommodate their growing team in the North East.  The team,... View Article

Sprinkler systems: How watertight are they?

The fire safety conversation is once again top of the agenda. With the recent five-year anniversary of the Grenfell disaster, and the Building Safety Bill receiving Royal Assent to become the Building Safety Act, it is time for the construction... View Article

For sustainable PVC products, look for the VinylPlus® Product Label

The VinylPlus® Product Label is a guiding tool making it easy for public and private buyers looking to select PVC products with the best sustainability profile. The VinylPlus® Product Label is a well-recognised Europe-wide sustainability certification scheme for PVC products in building and construction... View Article

Holdsworth Windows joins the Steel Window Association

Shipston-on-Stour-based Holdsworth Windows has joined the Steel Window Association (SWA). Holdsworth Windows offers customers the complete solution when it comes to steel windows and doors – site survey, design, manufacture, repairs, refurbishment, installation, and double glazing. As well as beautiful domestic and commercial... View Article

Church conversion will be a Godsend to community

UFCM and Ace Concrete Flooring were called upon when a heating solution was needed for a new centre for disabled children in north east England. St Williams Church, in Dormanstown, Redcar, has been renovated to become a respite centre for... View Article

A bright idea to transform external wall insulation projects

Retrofitting external wall insulation presents practical challenges when applying the insulation around structural openings in a building. One particularly difficult area is where electricity meters are located in a wall cavity. The retrofit standards framework requires thermal bridging and thermal... View Article

Multi-functional space created for London Mission

Chinmaya Mission exists to provide individuals with the wisdom and practical means for personal growth and development, enabling them to become positive contributors to society. At Chinmaya Kirti, their home in London, a major renovation project was designed as a... View Article

Louny Municipal Swimming Hall, Czech Republic

This dynamically shaped, on all sides barely open crystal reveals the indoor world of a swimming hall on its south side. The outstanding overhang of the sloping roof surface with a sharp scarf of side facades enables two very different... View Article

Brewster Bye Architects makes associate promotion

Leeds based architecture practice, Brewster Bye, has promoted Hannah Cawthorne to associate. Hannah joined Brewster Bye in 2016 after previously working for architecture practices in Bradford and Leeds and completing a Master of Architecture Degree at Leeds Beckett University. She... View Article

ZHA to design Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been named winner of the competition to design the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre. Jinghe New City is growing as a science and technology hub north of Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi province. Supported by new... View Article