Construction adds to UK economic growth

Today’s GDP figures, published by ONS, highlight that the UK economy grew by 0.8% in the third quarter of 2013 and construction grew 2.5% over the same period. Commenting on these figures, Noble Francis, Economics Director at the Construction Products... View Article

10×10 Drawing the City London artwork

World-renowned artists, architects and designers have taken part in the 10×10 Drawing the City London, helping to raise funds for the UK’s leading architectural and construction aid charity, Article 25. A section of London was divided into a 10×10 grid... View Article

BAM to redevelop Somerset school

BAM Construction is to create new buildings for Penrose School in Somerset, working in collaboration with Penrose School, Somerset County Council and Futures for Somerset. The contractor will demolish the existing single-storey school buildings in Bridgwater and replace them with... View Article

Be the architect of your own brick blend

A new blended brick service has been launched by Hanson UK to allow architects to create their own bespoke combination of bricks. Up to five brick types (any percentage of each) from Hanson’s Wilnecote premium extruded range can be selected... View Article

IKO Plc launch new RIBA approved CPD

IKO PLC are proud to announce the launch of their new RIBA approved CPD seminar. Titled IKO Polimar – Advanced Technology in Liquid Waterproofing Systems, the CPD enables specifiers to learn about the benefits of using the latest liquid waterproofing... View Article

Architects happy to go with the FlowBar

Air Diffusion has launched a range of architecturally designed high capacity linear slot diffusers. Designed to combine a very high air handling capacity with maximum flexibility, FlowBar is suitable for either ceiling or sidewall applications. The Burberry clothing store in... View Article

RIBA approved CPD seminar by Maco

MACO are a family owned group with over 60 years of experience who manufacture technologically advanced window, door and shutter hardware locking systems. MACO aims to create and develop professional partnerships within the industry. Our RIBA approved CPD seminar looks... View Article

Blackpool Hospital benefits from relationship with Rada

Market leading washroom controls manufactured by Rada, the pioneer of both mechanical and cutting edge digital washroom technology, have been supplied to the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Lancashire as part of an ongoing relationship. 2013 has seen... View Article