New Comar website is mobile, social media and BIM ready

The latest launch from Comar, the leading British architectural aluminium system company, is their BIM ready website. The new Comar website delivers information to supply chain partners as fast as possible by reducing clicks, this is achieved by making navigation... View Article

Design Council Chief to be honoured at University Ceremony

John Mathers, CEO of the Design Council, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate on Thursday 15 January, at a Birmingham City University graduation ceremony. With over thirty years’ experience in the brand and design industry, John has successfully led a... View Article

Report appraises effectiveness of government growth projects

The British Property Federation, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners, and the All Party Urban Development Group have launched a report “Going for Growth”, which appraises the effectiveness of various government projects to stimulate growth. Current government initiatives range from Enterprise Zones... View Article

HOK completes acquisition of 360 Architecture

HOK announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Kansas City-based 360 Architecture, a 200-person firm that is a leader in the design of sports, recreation, wellness, entertainment and mixed-use facilities. The completion of this transaction provides immediate benefits... View Article

New Green Floorzone heads to Ecobuild 2015

An updated version of the award winning Green Floorzone solution will be unveiled at Flowcrete UK’s stand during this year’s Ecobuild. The environmentally friendly floor build up has been revitalised and refreshed with new systems that boast enhanced green credentials... View Article

Vent-Axia Shortlisted for Prestigious H&V News Award

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted for a prestigious Heating and Ventilation News Award 2015. The Sussex-based company has been recognised in the ‘Building Services Project of the Year’ category for the... View Article

University of Reading to open new School of Architecture

The University of Reading is pleased to announce that it will be opening a new School of Architecture in 2016. The School will enhance the University’s world-class reputation for research and teaching relating to the built environment. Recruitment for the... View Article

Benoy moves to grow BIM portfolio with new Global Coordinator

Benoy, international, award-winning Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has committed to expanding its Building Information Modelling (BIM) based portfolio and the development of the BIM Team across its 10 studios. To guarantee higher levels of excellence and efficiency from... View Article

LK2 consultants re-invent Stamford AFC’s stadium

LEADING Lincolnshire architecture, sports and leisure firm LK2 has surpassed all expectations in delivering the new state-of-the-art £6 million sports centre and stadium in Stamford. The project was completed for Stamford AFC and its partners New College Stamford and Burghley... View Article

£6 million of Scottish wins for ISG

ISG has added a further £6 million of projects to its recent tally of Scottish wins, which last month included £11 million of secured work in Edinburgh. The latest two schemes in St Andrews and Glasgow include the creation of... View Article

Changes to CDM Regulations on way, CITB guides industry

Revised Regulations released by the Health and Safety Executive mean that for the first time, all construction projects, including work for householders, will need a health and safety plan. Developed in consultation with industry and supported by the Construction Industry... View Article

‘Value Engineering’ brings return in basement construction

Basement construction is no simple task, particularly when dealing with double or triple storey basement designs. Robin Knowles, Managing Director of London basement construction company Knowles, says “value engineering” at the start of a project helps save space and maximises... View Article