BDP appoints Tom Hewitt as International Retail Director

The Manchester studio of BDP, a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, has appointed Tom Hewitt as International Retail Director in order to build on the success of its North West retail projects globally. Tom has... View Article

Flying into the future Northampton

As West Northamptonshire Development Corporation nears closure, it has released a new digital animation of ‘The Big Six’ regeneration projects in Northampton. Established in 2004, the specialist Government body has been working with the local authorities to regenerate Northampton, Daventry... View Article

2014 Civic Trust Awards Winners revealed

The 55th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 7th March at Blackpool Winter Gardens, supported by Blackpool Council and hosted by architect, writer and TV presenter George Clarke and Civic Trust Awards Managing Director Malcolm Hankey. Malcolm... View Article

Kawneer glazing helps women with a WICED view of Liverpool

Glazing systems from Kawneer feature on the headquarters of the Women’s Organisation. The UK’s first Women’s International Centre for Economic Development (WICED) showcases almost the full spectrum of glazing from leading architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer. The manufacturer’s AA®100 curtain... View Article

Clerkenwell Design Week announces festival programme

Newly appointed Show Director William Knight presented Clerkenwell Design Week’s 2014 programme at the Crypt on the Green at St James’ Church this morning. Celebrating its fifth edition this year, Clerkenwell Design Week (20-22 May 2014) will showcase the latest... View Article

Specialists for artificial grass in schools

When ‘children’s play areas’ have become synonymous with ‘mud’, leaving entire areas completely unusable for large parts of the year, Nomow Artificial Grass can transform those muddy areas into beautiful, green and most importantly Safe play areas that can be... View Article

Registration opens for South West’s biggest energy event

The countdown to Renewable Energy Marketplace, the largest energy event in the south west, has begun in earnest with online registration now open for the major exhibition, world-class multi-stream conference, electric vehicle showcase and a host of other features. The... View Article

Lifetime homes require thin joint solution

H+H’s innovative Rå Build method has been used at Britannia Crescent, Great Yarmouth. The arc-shaped development consists of 19 three-bedroom houses and is built on the site of the former Beach Coach Station car park. Contractor R G Carter wanted... View Article

Langley rejuvenate award-winning crematorium

Nominated for the 2000 RIBA Sterling Prize Award, and Midlands category winner, the architecturally recognised Telford Crematorium in Shropshire has been reinvigorated thanks to a new Bituminous Strip Slate roofing system from Langley Waterproofing Systems. When the existing large sloping... View Article