Builders and buyers benefiting from Help to Buy

Almost 53,000 households have now benefited through Help to Buy in England. Almost 53,000 households have bought a home in England through Help to Buy, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis announced 25 September 2014. New figures show how the... View Article

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2, by David Phillips and Megumi Yamashita and published by Laurence King in November 2014 follows on from the success of the first book in the series, and contains entirely new projects. Featuring the work... View Article

Tengbom’s “10 smart square metres” now for sale

The “10 smart square metres” student unit developed in 2013 by Tengbom together with AF Bostäder and Martinssons has now completed its eye-catching and appreciated tour of Sweden. The student unit is now offered to the highest bidder and applications... View Article

The sensuality of the surface

Appeal is maximised by structured Veralinga emboss. RENOLIT launch four popular selling solid colours with a tactile linear wood structure emboss Veralinga as the trend towards painted wood continues to grow. All four products have been added to the RENOLIT... View Article

Restaurant and Bar Design Awards winners announced

Les Haras, a restaurant in Strasbourg (France) designed by Jouin Manku, and FEI, a bar in Guanzhou (China) designed by A.N.D. are the overall winners of the 2014 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. Another 29 category winners were revealed at... View Article

Xlab 2014: Navigating the Future of Experience Design

For designers practicing in visual communication, the built environment, or consumer brands, the world is changing fast. New technology platforms, improved interfaces, and innovative content models create an evolving landscape of experience design. SEGD’s Xlab 2014—happening November 6 at the... View Article

Architect specifies Senior’s systems at award-winning home

When architect Robert Evans designed his RIBA award-winning home near Matlock Bath, he specified innovative Hybrid systems from fenestration systems designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems throughout. Robert, who is a director at Evans Vettori Architects, sought advice from experts... View Article

Bison’s precast concrete selected for Welsh super school

Bison Manufacturing, the UK’s leading precast concrete manufacturer, will supply the £50M Sobell Redevelopment in Aberdare with precast floors and stairs. The new school will have capacity for 1,600 students and will feature an athletics track and stadium together with... View Article

Xella – fast-track, large format wall systems

The seminar provides an in-depth analysis for designers on building with large format calcium silicate wall systems in fast-track construction. It assesses the relative merits of SIPS and block / steel frame construction and explains daily build rates, time savings... View Article