Bee’ah Headquarters, Sharjah, UAE by Zaha Hadid Architects

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company, has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters building in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 international competition. The new Headquarters building is part of Bee’ah’s ongoing... View Article

Welsh Oak Frame backs Self-build & Custom Housebuilding Bill

Welsh Oak Frame has welcomed the latest developments in the push towards getting the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill passed in parliament following the committee meeting held in the House of Commons on 17th December. The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding... View Article

Eric Wright completes £3.7m Carlisle College project

Eric Wright Construction has completed a 39-week project to establish a creative arts and media building at Carlisle College. Comprising a 128-seater performance theatre, dance studio, rehearsal spaces, an Apple Mac lab and art studio, the project has been erected... View Article

Sadlers Bridge Studios, Derby

The new enterprise centre Sadler Bridge Studios – in Cathedral Quarter, Derby opened this year with high specification timber windows from NorDan. The £4.4m building is part of the £14.2m Connect Derby scheme, owned and developed by Derby City Council.... View Article

TTA Awards – Time to send your entries in

The industry’s most prestigious awards event is benefiting from an enhanced judging panel and online support for 2015, including a new microsite. The TTA Awards are fast approaching, and the deadline for getting your award nomination in is 31 January.... View Article

Sustainability Award winner calls for entries

The winner of the 2014 Sustainability Award is urging other companies to enter the competition in 2015. Earlier this year, Premiere Furniture had its efforts towards sustainable working recognised when it won the prestigious award organised by The Furniture Makers’... View Article

Red Kite flies in to tackle fuel poverty for tenants

An innovative housing organisation in Buckinghamshire is aiming to tackle fuel poverty for its tenants through the use of renewable air source heat pumps, which are helping save hundreds of pounds a year on heating for each home. Red Kite... View Article

Build it Live! in it’s third year

Now in its third year, Build it Live! will take place at Bluewater in Kent at the ‘Glow’ event centre between 28 February and 1 March 2015. We are also pleased to announce the launch of a second show in... View Article

NVELOPE supports transformation of Packington Estate

NVELOPE, the rainscreen cladding specialist, has provided effective structural support to the Packington Housing Estate in Islington with the vertical helping hand system and timber rails. Approximately 1200 square metres of timber cladding were used as part of the £130... View Article

Laureate Heights gets Westerland’s A+ treatment

A recent Persimmon Homes development in Devon features approximately 40,000 Westerland slate from Cembrit, which give a natural, authentic appearance to the properties. Supplied in Blue/Black, the slates are attractive, durable and a perfect fibre cement alternative to natural slate.... View Article

New shops, library and 200 homes for Wandsworth Town

Plans have been approved for 201 new homes and a brand new library in the heart of the Wandsworth Town regeneration area. The council’s planning applications committee last night approved a proposal to merge and redevelop three rundown sites linking... View Article

Cambridge development scoops top brick award

A development of 306 new homes just outside Cambridge has won the award for Best Housing 25 units or more at this year’s Annual Brick Awards which took place on 12th November. Designed by Proctor and Matthews Architects and built... View Article