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

Bermondsey Spa

Our GDL Design Team were given the opportunity to design and develop a completely bespoke privacy screening system to the external facade of the new apartment blocks at Bermondsey Spa for Willmott Dixon Housing Ltd. The spacious newly built apartments... View Article

CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium explores sustainable cities

This year the annual CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium will host over sixty presentations and papers covering themes such as occupant comfort, the building performance gap and improving the energy efficiency of future cities. Leading industry professionals and academics will share... View Article

Eccostove heats Beaconsfield Finnish house

When David Cox and Candy Barker decided to rebuild a new house on the site where Candy was born and where her parents had lived since they built a bungalow there in early 1956, the couple wanted to find a... View Article

Hunter Douglas helps to transform Reading railway station

Hunter Douglas has supplied a solid wood ceiling system for the £400 million project to transform Reading railway station into a 21st century transportation hub. The Hunter Douglas solution features a solid wood linear open system, finished in Siberian Larch,... View Article

Highest accolade for trailblazing low carbon research labs

An exemplar low carbon building dedicated to the research and development of sustainable energy technologies has been named as BREEAM’s Education Building of the Year 2014. The Energy Technologies Building (ETB) at The University of Nottingham’s Innovation Park on Jubilee... View Article

WSP responds to new hub for HS2

Commenting on Sir David Higgin’s HS2 report with proposals for a new transport hub in Crewe, head of infrastructure at consultancy WSP Duncan Symonds said: “Aside from the obvious benefits there is the added bonus for freight of diverting high... View Article

Garden City principles must be upheld at Ebbsfleet

Leading housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement of the creation of a new Garden City at Ebbsfleet, Kent. As the organisation which has campaigned for garden cities for over a hundred... View Article