Supporting sustainable growth in the creative economy

Launching across England in September, Creative Industry Finance, is a ground-breaking programme providing business support and access to finance to enable the growth and development of the UK’s cultural and creative industries. In January of this year, official statistics from... View Article

Pick Everard’s London office reaches 50 staff milestone

Leading independent management, design and construction multi-disciplinary consultancy Pick Everard has recruited its 50th staff member in its London office – having grown from just two employees only four and a half years ago. Pick Everard’s London office has been... View Article

TTA adds member services with new HQ

The Tile Association is boosting the services it is able to offer to its members, with the opening this month of a prestigious new HQ building in Stone, Staffordshire. Located in the heartland of the potteries, near where most of... View Article

GGF disappointed with Green Deal Fund closure

The GGF was disappointed to hear this week, that newly appointed Energy Minister Amber Rudd has been forced to shut down the Green Deal money back scheme The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) “with immediate effect” after it was... View Article

Construction sector set to grow 10% in two years

The Construction Products Association’s Summer Forecasts, released today, highlight that the construction industry will grow about 10.0% and contribute nearly £11 billion to the UK economy over the next two years alone. Key highlights include: Construction output will grow 4.7%... View Article

Johnson & Starley responds to DECC announcement

In response to the announcement by DECC on 22 July 2014 about the removal of Flue Gas Heat Recovery systems from the Green Deal home Improvement fund, Chris Yates, Managing Director of Johnson & Starley Limited commented that the early... View Article

Climate change, hospitals and patient well-being

Dr. Chris Iddon of SE Controls comments on hospital overheating from The Climate Change Commission report. The recently reported issue of climate change causing overheating in hospitals with an associated increase in related deaths, not only highlights the risk to... View Article

CIOB launches the new home for online learning

To meet the growing learning needs of busy, knowledgeable construction professionals the Chartered Institute of Building has launched a brand new CPD portal for CIOB members. The online system hosts a wide variety of CPD content on many subjects and... View Article

Future Details of Architecture, Guest-Edited By Mark Garcia

The architectural detail is up for grabs. Never has there been a moment when it has been riper for reinvention. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling (BIM), augmented realities and the... View Article

Educating Architects by Neil Spiller and Nic Clear

This is the first volume to consider comprehensively the role of architectural education in the 21st Century. In recent years, architectural education has been presented with numerous creative opportunities to reconsider itself. These include the increased use of technology within... View Article