WilkinsonEyre unveils Bakhmaro Mountain Hotel

In a valley at an altitude of approximately 2000m, Bakhmaro Mountain Hotel provides access to unparalleled views of the steep mountain slopes. WilkinsonEyre’s competition-winning proposal has been designed to connect guests to the wider landscape from the moment of arrival.... View Article

Plans Submitted for 142-Home Brownfield Regeneration in Battersea

Local property developer Rockwell, has submitted proposals by award-winning architects, Farrells, to redevelop an underused brownfield site to deliver 142 much-needed new homes in Battersea, Wandsworth. As one of the oldest buildings in the Ransomes Dock area, the Glassmill (1 Battersea Bridge Road) is no... View Article

HKR Architects announces Senior promotions

International Design Practice, HKR Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Kola Ojeyomi as our new Managing Director. As the practice continues to expand its reach and impact in the global design arena, this exciting transition will be instrumental... View Article

ACA launches the principaldesigner.uk register for the industry

The Association of Consultant Architects has launched the Building Safety Act principal designer register. Following the Grenfell Tower fire, the government updated the building safety regulations requiring a Principal Designer on all building projects. The ACA has reviewed the competence... View Article

Grant Westfield are exhibiting at Clerkenwell Design Week

We’re thrilled to announce that Grant Westfield will be exhibiting at Clerkenwell Design Week (21st-23rd May) for the second consecutive year in the Contract and Work Building (Stand C2). We’ll be showcasing our market-leading waterproof wall panel brand, Multipanel, alongside... View Article

Culture change on compliance

The Building Safety Act is forcing culture change across construction. Ross Finnie of Accuroof (formerly SIG Design & Technology) shares the effects on the building envelope sector and the implications for architects While it became law in 2022, the Building... View Article

Six successful apprentices for Designer Contracts

Six apprentices have successfully completed their training programmes with Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor. Three of them formed part of the company’s first cohort of apprentice fitters, taken on in 2022 under a new block release training scheme.... View Article

Go ahead for major 836-bed PBSA scheme in Birmingham

Acting on behalf of The Galliard Apsley Partnership, Knight Frank’s Planning team has secured the green light from Birmingham City Council for a major new 836-bed purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development in Selly Oak, Birmingham. The large-scale mixed-use regeneration project,... View Article

PRP awarded BCorp certification

PRP is proud to announce that they have been awarded BCorporation certification, joining the distinguished list of companies in the built environment to achieve this milestone. Certified B Corporations are businesses that are meeting high standards of performance, accountability and... View Article

Building Safety Act impacts envelope design

The introduction of the Building Safety Act requires detail design of the building’s envelope to take place much earlier in the design process. This makes working with an envelope specialist all the more beneficial explains Clayton Kingman, UK Head of... View Article

The Phoenix, Lewes: a first look at the future

Kathryn Firth of Arup reveals a groundbreaking residential scheme in East Sussex that seeks to turn the drivers of climate emergency and sustainability into opportunities for better design and placemaking in shared amenities, plus affordable living Now granted planning as... View Article