RIBA announces 2016 Yorkshire Award shortlist

Twelve buildings have been shortlisted for a 2016 RIBA Yorkshire Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) including a monastery, two University libraries, an art gallery, a recycling facility and two private houses. The buildings that have been shortlisted are:... View Article

Synseal returns to FiT Show with largest stand

Synseal Group will be returning to Telford on 12th-14th April in style, with the largest stand at FIT Show 2016. The company has launched a series of innovative products and group operations have grown significantly since the inaugural FIT Show back in... View Article

Cornflake to sponsor BIID summer party

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is pleased to announce that home automation experts Cornflake will be sponsoring this year’s BIID Summer Drinks Party on the evening of Thursday, 16 June 2016. The event will take place at Cornflake’s... View Article

Capability Brown Festival launches in England and Wales

Thursday 25th February has marked the official launch of the Capability Brown Festival, a major festival of 2016 with hundreds of events taking place over 60 sites in England and Wales The work of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown will be marked with... View Article

World Architecture Festival moves to Berlin for 2016 edition

The world’s largest annual international architecture event will take place in Berlin, Germany after being held in Singapore for four years. Returning for its ninth edition, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) returns to its European roots and will be housed in Franz... View Article

Leading lie detector to speak at Ecobuild 2016

TED Talk presenter Pamela Meyer will deliver a lie-defying masterclass at Ecobuild, the UK’s largest show dedicated to construction and energy. The former fraud examiner turned lying expert and entrepreneur will present an eye-opening special guest session entitled ‘Would I... View Article

Last chance to enter for the WAN Education Award 2016

Firms wishing to be considered for this year’s WAN Education Award are urged to submit their projects before the 29 February deadline. The WAN Education Award recognises the creative excellence behind some of the most imaginative learning spaces completed within the past three years,... View Article

Taking Passivhaus to the next level at Ecobuild 2016

The UK Passivhaus movement has strengthened its position versus other sustainability goals in the housing sector in recent months. Jon Bootland, Chief Executive of the Passivhaus Trust, explains how increasing numbers of housebuilders are embracing the gold standard of energy... View Article

2016 Innovation Award winners announced

The Innovation Award winners have been chosen, and after a rigorous judging process by kbb Birmingham’s industry experts, the 10 winners demonstrated sheer uniqueness and forward-thinking approaches towards the future of the industry. In partnership with Blum, the Innovation awards judging... View Article