Pick Everard expands into aviation

Leading independent management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard is set to expand into the aviation sector, following its appointment to the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) architectural framework. MAG serves some 48 million passengers and handles more than 750,000 tonnes... View Article

Diamond deal brings jobs boost

Diamond Interiors have announced a £1 million expansion plan creating new jobs and a stunning new headquarters. The office design specialists and furniture suppliers will launch their 10th anniversary celebrations with a move to Wigan. They will transform the former... View Article

Salterns Marina to get £100 million facelift

Plans have been submitted to regenerate and improve the popular Marina facilities at Salterns. This will include a luxury hotel with spa being built on the site of the current hotel, which will be home to a highly desirable rooftop restaurant... View Article

Sports expert and apprentice hire for LK2

Burgeoning architects, sports and leisure firm, LK2, has appointed two new members to the growing team – talented programme manager, Tom Drew, as sport development manager and Keely as an apprentice in business administration. Tom’s appointment will bolster the firm’s... View Article

New industry specialist joins Gerflor

With twenty six years experience as a specialist in flooring for the industry sector, Alan Thurston was the ideal candidate for Gerflor’s UK-wide Industry Specialist role. Having worked for companies such as Remmers UK and Altro in technical sales positions focused... View Article

Hawkes Architecture on Grand Designs

8-9pm Thursday 30 July Channel 4 Architect Richard Hawkes of Hawkes Architecture, renowned for his sustainable designs, will feature on this week’s episode of ‘Grand Designs: Living in the Country’ where Kevin looks at the challenges of self-building in the... View Article

World Design Capital® 2018 shortlisted cities announced

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) today announced that the design-effective cities of Curitiba (Brazil) and Mexico City (Mexico) have been shortlisted to become World Design Capital® 2018. Evaluated by the WDC Selection Committee, comprised of international... View Article

Essex architectural student wins FAKRO design competition

The sixth FAKRO international design competition for architects, ‘FAKRO inspires – Space for new visions’ has seen a UK winner.  James Furzer’s entry ‘Homes for the Homeless’ won him the €5000 prize and beat entrants from throughout Europe including Belarus,... View Article

INCA publishes Best Practice Guide for external wall insulation

The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) has published comprehensive guidance on the installation of external wall insulation (EWI) designed to ensure that EWI systems are fit for purpose and installed to a high standard. The INCA EWI Best Practice Guide, which... View Article

‘Restoration Man’ presenter receives honorary degree

Architect, writer, lecturer and TV presenter George Clarke has received an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Beckett University. George, best known for presenting Channel’s 4’s Restoration Man, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts on Friday 24 July for his contribution... View Article