World class badminton centre to open on Tyneside

Work is underway to build a new specialist badminton centre in Newcastle’s West End which could help to produce a new generation of Olympic stars on Tyneside. Designed by North East practice Gradon Architecture and built by STP construction, Tyneside... View Article

Free CPD guide to BIM available from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a free, CPD-Accredited guide to Building Information Modelling (BIM) to aid understanding of this new method of collaborative working in construction. BIM methodology allows different project teams and building occupants to share a virtual, computerised model... View Article

BDP reveals designs for Wuhan masterplan

BDP has won the commission for a masterplan in the financial district of Wuhan, China, known as ‘The City of a Thousand Lakes’. The Wuhan Tahan masterplan is an 18 hectare office led mixed use development, strategically located in the... View Article

Classic upgrade to housing estate

A. Proctor Group have supplied Canjaere Classic Timber Cladding for the renovation of houses in St. Mary’s housing estate in Dundee, which are traditional timber houses to meet Scottish Housing Quality Standards. The main contractors, Dundee City Council Environmental Construction... View Article

Big steps towards a better environment

We are becoming increasingly aware of the steep rise in energy costs and our own environmental responsibilities – this is pressurising us to consider making our homes more energy efficient. Many of us have already started to look at ways... View Article

Ground-breaking housing showcase wins yet another award

A ground-breaking Fife housing project designed to trial new eco-friendly methods of construction has won yet another award for its energy-saving innovations. The £3.3million Housing Innovation Showcase, a joint project by Kingdom Housing Association and Fife Council, which produced 27... View Article

Remmers provide anti-slip protection at snowdome

Having previously provided flooring solutions for the Snowdome, Remmers were again contacted to provide a flooring system to the newly refurbished ski hire centre. The client required a seamless, hard wearing non slip surface that was easy to maintain. 600m2... View Article

Aspire to luxury design with new sliding-folding door system

ESG Ltd has unveiled its latest innovation with the launch of the new ESG Aspire Sliding-Folding Door System, creating a truly ‘responsive building material’. A premium sliding-folding door system for interior use, the ESG Aspire offers quality and design excellence... View Article