Minister sees new era of PRS homes

The housing minister Kris Hopkins MP saw some of the first homes in the country being built especially for the private rent sector when he visited Aberfeldy estate in Tower Hamlets. The Government has backed the Private Rental Sector (PRS)... View Article

Architects and roofing contractors – go collaborative!

A leading roofing contractor based in East Kent – A.E.M.S. Limited – is extolling the virtues of working in close collaboration with architects and project managers to deliver high quality, consistent and cost-effective results, as well as the benefits of... View Article

Assael Architecture to design pioneering waterside development

Assael Architecture has been appointed by Cardy Construction Limited to develop a £150,000,000 mixed-use regeneration scheme on an existing brownfield site on the edge of Lake Lothing, Lowestoft, Suffolk. The unique environmentally lead masterplan aims to deliver the local authority’s... View Article

schmidt hammer lassen architects adjusts organisation

Danish schmidt hammer lassen architects is adjusting its organisation and is downscaling its London office. The studio will, however, maintain its UK activities. “Our organisation has to follow the flow of incoming assignments and therefore we have had to adjust... View Article

Chengdu IFS Launches in 2014

Benoy is proud to announce the opening of the latest real estate flagship to grace western China, Chengdu International Finance Square (Chengdu IFS). Appointed as the Masterplanner, Architect, Interior and Graphic Designer for Chengdu IFS, Benoy was part of the... View Article

Woman Architect of the Year shortlist

Adriana Natcheva of Groves Natcheva Architects has been shortlisted for the 2014 Woman Architect of the Year Award. The award, run annually by the Architects’ Journal, is a prestigious acknowledgement of individual achievement within a profession that demands collaboration and... View Article

Does size matter?

Creating more space in the home is high on the agenda as many of today’s homes smaller than they were nearly 100 years ago. Research by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) found the average home has decreased in... View Article

Pivota – fully concealed 3-D hinges

Cooke Brothers are the sole UK stockists and distributors of the PIVOTA® series of fully concealed, three way adjustable, four knuckle precision hinges The PIVOTA® range of hinges are widely acknowledged as being at the forefront in advanced hinge design... View Article