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

SIGA Slate specified to replicate local slate

Exclusively chosen to replicate slate that was once quarried locally in North Wales, SIGA slate has been used to adorn Cwrt Gloddaeth – a private residential retirement new build development in Llandudno which is adjacent to Snowdonia National Park. Specified by architects,... View Article

Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client

Sir John Soane’s Museum presents Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client, an exhibition exploring the delicate, complex and sometimes difficult relationship between clients and architects, charting the development of the architectural profession from Elizabethan to Victorian times. Analysing... View Article

Edinburgh housing development receives top marks

An Edinburgh housing development has received an excellent rating from the nationwide construction awards body. Pennywell Living development – which is currently under construction by Urban Union who were appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council – received an overall... View Article

Craven Dunnill’s new hexagon tiles on trend for 2015

The hexagon is predicted to become a popular style trend during 2015 for both wall and floor tiles. The six-sided shape is starting to appear in decorative patterns, as wall mosaics and individual floor tiles. Reflecting this trend, Craven Dunnill... View Article

Shortlists for BREEAM Awards 2015 announced

The Shortlists have been announced for the BREEAM Awards 2015, the winners of which will be announced at a gala dinner at the London Marriot Hotel in Grosvenor Square on 3 March 2015. Drawn from highest scoring buildings in 2014... View Article

Timoleon Systems warm Palmerston Fort

The famous Palmerston Forts arranged along the South Coast of England were built to be solid enough to resist invasion by Napoleonic forces, but the resulting thermal mass and exposed locations make them very hard to heat. It is, however,... View Article

It’s time to come together!

Cottage Craft Spirals has been rebranded as ‘British Spirals and Castings’ following the decision to merge the three existing brands of Cottage Craft Spirals, Tilley’s London Castings and Milton Aluminium Castings. Established in 1980, the family run business has built... View Article