Insulation industry has the best approach towards architects

According to the European architects, the insulation industry has the best approach towards architects. In the different countries manufacturers like ROCKWOOL, Kingspan and ISOVER are mentioned as having the best approach. Half of the architects in most countries also state... View Article

Designing the Urban Commons

Designing the Urban Commons is an ideas competition calling for new ways to stimulate the city’s public and collective life. The competition will be launched on 25th March by Theatrum Mundi, a network of artists, performers and urbanists based at... View Article

Keppie reveals outcome of enterprise education project

Leading architectural practice Keppie Design, in partnership with East Ayrshire Council and Ayrshire College, has announced that Cumnock Academy has been awarded the top prize at the finale of its INTERACTION challenge. The finale of INTERACTION, an enterprise education challenge... View Article

Nordan wins again

NorDan, one of the UK’s market leaders in high performance timber and alu clad timber windows has been awarded the annual “Large Supplier of the Year” for the second time from – leading developer Crest Nicholson Regeneration. NorDan was shortlisted... View Article

LIA’s Peter Hunt becomes Vice President of LightingEurope

The Lighting Association’s (LIA) Peter Hunt has become Vice President, of Lighting Europe. A position he will hold for the following two years. LightingEurope announced their new Executive Board elected at the LightingEurope General Assembly in Brussels in January. This... View Article

BAL strengthens specifier support with new Business Development Manager

Building Adhesives Ltd, one of the market-leading manufacturers of tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and ancillary products, has appointed Matthew Leaver as their new national Business Development Manager, strengthening the company specification support.  Matthew’s role includes working with architects, designers and... View Article

School hygiene bettered by design…

A new resource has been developed to help ‘get it right’ when specifying hygiene rooms for educational buildings. The Department for Education has updated its Building Bulletin 103 Area Guidelines for Mainstream Schools, which, for the first time, lays down... View Article

GL Hearn boosts staff numbers by 20%

Property consultancy GL Hearn has recently recruited a range of staff across all of its operating sectors, with particular emphasis on its London Strategy team, development, residential and public sector services. The recruitment activity, which has increased staff numbers by... View Article

designjunction partners with Informa

designjunction is proud to announce a new partnership with leading exhibition organisers Informa to assist with the global expansion of the show. Informa Global Exhibitions Division are one of the world’s largest event organisers with over 150 leading annual exhibitions... View Article

BM TRADA unveils 2015 timber frame training dates

Places are already filling fast for the next batch of BM TRADA’s training courses for timber frame and timber frame for engineers. To help engineers and designers to get to grips with the practicalities and complexities of timber frame, BM... View Article

European architects unanimous in what they need from manufacturers

European architects clearly state what they find important. First of all it concerns the manufacturers themselves: trustworthy, knowledgeable and professional. After these characteristics of a manufacturer comes the services they can offer: clear website, technical advisors assisting on projects and... View Article

Synseal nominated for the Business Excellence Awards

Synseal has secured a nomination for the 2015 Business Excellence Awards in recognition of the company’s operating performance and dynamic business growth achieved over the last two financial years. The prestigious annual Business Excellence Awards were launched by Acquisition International... View Article