BDP appoints new chief executive

International design practice BDP has appointed a new chief executive. The role is re-elected by BDP’s board of directors every two years and Peter Drummond, who has been in the post since October 2004, made the decision to pass the... View Article

Stage Technologies takes Platinum at ITEAC 2014

The organisers of the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (ITEAC) are delighted to announce that Stage Technologies is the major Sponsor of the 2014 conference. Stage Technologies’ continued support of the event by taking the principal Platinum sponsorship role... View Article

Laminates help TV creators create

High Pressure Laminate from Abet Laminati has been used to furnish the Media Café in the newly refurbished BBC Broadcasting House in central London. Designed by HOK architects, this popular eating and social area, with a window onto the BBC... View Article

Vent-Axia teams up to help charities

Sussex-based Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that during the last month its staff have fundraised almost £1,000 which has been donated to BBC Children in Need and towards aid to the Philippines disaster. During the BBC’s Children in Need week Vent-Axia... View Article

Diamond quality daylighting

Diamond Hall, part of the University of Ulster’s Coleraine campus was completed in 1974. Nearly 40 years later, the University authorities decided to address its failings by appointing architects Samuel Stevenson & Sons to undertake major refurbishment. The new brief... View Article

South Staffs Water choose Denso Steelcoat Protection

Winn & Coales Denso Steelcoat 100/400/700 system was recently chosen by South Staffs Water to give long-term protection to a pipebridge over the river Stour near Stourbridge, West Midlands. The specialist contractors for the project were Deborah Services Ltd, Industrial... View Article

Brett Community garden is designed to unite generations

A community initiative sponsored by block paving specialists Brett Landscaping has enabled residents and local schoolchildren in the Llandaff North area of Cardiff to join forces to nurture an award-winning garden. The show garden – named ‘A Growing Community’ – has been... View Article

Government schemes boost Wetherby’s sales

Golborne-based Wetherby Building Systems (Wetherby), the UK’s leading manufacturer and distributor of external wall insulation (EWI) systems, is benefitting from the government’s new energy efficiency schemes as it sees turnover rocket by 232%. The company has just released its 2012... View Article

Ruukki’s new Northern star

Ruukki UK Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of a new addition to their UK Sales team, Area Sales Manager, North, Kevin Burton. Ruukki Construction in the UK offers a sustainable and energy efficient product portfolio comprising; composite panels,... View Article

Are your projects as profitable as possible?

Keeping track of several ongoing architectural projects can be extremely difficult, no matter how much you prepare beforehand. Success is not just about good planning in advance: it’s about visibility, access and ongoing evaluation. The ability to track your projects... View Article

Schueco Jansen exhibiting at Architect@Work

Leading steel systems supplier Schueco Jansen is exhibiting at Architect@Work, a specialist ‘contact days’ architectural event that takes place in London at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre on January 29-30 2014. Visitors to the Schueco Jansen Stand will see systems... View Article

EnviroVent wins national manufacturing award

EnviroVent has been named SME Manufacturer of the Year (over 125 employees) at the National Manufacturer Awards in Birmingham. EnviroVent scooped the award, demonstrating that they are a rising star in the world of UK manufacturing, at a glittering ceremony... View Article

Vivitek expands EMEA sales team

Projection specialist, Vivitek Corporation has expanded its EMEA sales team with the appointment of Robert Breuer as Product & Sales Manager for the Germany / Austria territories. Robert joins Vivitek following thirteen years as a product manager at AV distributor... View Article