Foster + Partners exhibition to open in Bangkok

Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ will be staged at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 4 April to 29 June 2014. The touring exhibition is the first survey of the practice’s work in Thailand and follows... View Article

Grand scale renovation at the Hôtel Royal, Evian

The Hôtel Royal in Evian has closed its doors for a complete makeover, with reopening early July 2014. Its aim is to be a “nature palace”, a unique positioning in the world of large luxury hotels. The Evian Resort continues... View Article

Planning given to the UK’s first truly sustainable suburb

Planning has been granted for a progressive masterplan, designed by Assael Architecture, to regenerate a key site in Hackbridge, Sutton. The scheme by City & Provincial Properties will provide a new, fully sustainable neighbourhood for living and working. It features... View Article

Major investment for Pickersgill-Kaye

Pickersgill-Kaye Ltd and sister company Pickersgills will benefit from significant investment being made by parent company, Joseph Kaye Holdings Group, in new software systems at its Leeds manufacturing plant that will help boost productivity and bring customer benefits. More than... View Article

NRM3 proven to reduce capital and operational expenditure

New Rules of Measurement 3 (NRM3) has launched with speakers from high profile users including Heathrow Airport, University College London and the Ministry of Justice’s Custodial Estate outlining the advantages they had gained from using the standard. The New Rules... View Article

Thousands help shape Tottenham’s Future

A landmark 20-year vision for the future of Tottenham – shaped by the passionate views of thousands of residents – has been unveiled by Haringey Council. The Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF), which sets out how local people’s priorities could be... View Article

FIRA Open Day for the furniture industry

The home of the UK’s largest furniture association and one of the world’s leading furniture technology centres will be opening its doors in May for an Open Day. The headquarters of FIRA International and the Furniture Industry Research Association will... View Article

Landscapes can counteract growing cost of healthcare

The way we design and manage our landscapes can have hugely beneficial impacts on public health. Extensive evidence shows that interventions in the landscape can play an important role in delivering cost-effective improvements in health and well-being. This is the... View Article

Hot Corners bring a new dimension to science labs

Innova Design Solutions is proving itself top of the class in laboratory design and installations with its unique Hot Corner concept bringing a new dimension to science rooms and teaching. The Hot Corner lay-out devised by Innova creates a flexible... View Article

BREEAM preferred by European real estate investors

A survey of more than 100 real estate investors across Europe has shown that a huge majority are in favour of certification schemes that recognise building sustainability. Almost two-thirds say their preferred scheme is BREEAM, the standard which is rolled... View Article

Exciting evolution at Pollard Thomas Edwards

Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and has just launched a rebrand. The new visual identity visibly focuses on the future direction of the organisation, but also reinforces the values, aims and culture established by... View Article