Johnson & Starley responds to DECC announcement

In response to the announcement by DECC on 22 July 2014 about the removal of Flue Gas Heat Recovery systems from the Green Deal home Improvement fund, Chris Yates, Managing Director of Johnson & Starley Limited commented that the early... View Article

Climate change, hospitals and patient well-being

Dr. Chris Iddon of SE Controls comments on hospital overheating from The Climate Change Commission report. The recently reported issue of climate change causing overheating in hospitals with an associated increase in related deaths, not only highlights the risk to... View Article

Stairs: A step by step guide

Showstopping concrete stairways have been the star turn in a number of recent high-profile projects. Elaine Toogood, architect at The Concrete Centre outlines the main considerations facing designers. Concrete is a practical and cost-effective material for fire escape and accommodation... View Article

Going round the houses

Enter Garden Cities as the latest act in the long-running variety performance of the “UK Housing Crisis”. Following on from Planning Reform (no discernible audience impact) and Help to Buy (rather too much of the wrong impact), Garden Cities received... View Article

Expert masterplanner reacts to UK garden cities shortlist

The chosen finalists for the Wolfson Prize for Economics, which called for innovative proposals for the creation of Garden Cities, have been announced – with finalists now expected to work up detailed submissions before the winner is announced in September.... View Article