Wood panel industry raising awareness of challenges

Representatives of the UK’s wood panel sector have met with politicians to discuss challenges facing their industry. An expert working group has been set up by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Wood Panel Industry and industry members, Norbord,... View Article

CPDs go online with the Wienerberger Knowledge Builder™ portal

Wienerberger, leading supplier of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, is delighted to announce the launch of the Wienerberger Knowledge Builder™ portal, an online library of RIBA-accredited CPD training modules. Knowledge Builder™ is a user-friendly website dedicated to delivering CPD content... View Article

Danish Architecture Firms Join Forces With Beijing Design Week

DISSING+WEITLING architecture and KRAGH & BERGLUND landscape architects are among the Danish companies participating in Asia’s biggest design event and attraction, Beijing Design Week 2018. Together, the two companies represent the Danish human-centred way of designing public architecture and urban... View Article

Roofing elements of designing to Passivhaus

As designing to the Passivhaus standard continues to grow in popularity, not only for residential builds but also increasingly for commercial constructions, architect Nicolas Tye shares insights on the specific considerations a Passivhaus-accredited roof requires Over the last few years,... View Article

Ask the Architects

Leading female UK architects share their experiences of being a woman in the profession, and the challenges that still exist for achieving gender diversity. Participants: Sadie Morgan, co-founder, dRMM Architects; Jane Duncan, director at Jane Duncan Architects & RIBA past president; Fionn... View Article

LOM selected to design new Santander UK technology hub

LOM architecture and design has been selected to design a state-of-the-art facility that will be Santander’s new world-class digital hub workplace facility. Located in Milton Keynes, the new complex is anticipated to open in 2022, subject to planning, and is... View Article

RIBA launches consultation on new fire safety guidance

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (18 September 2018) launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety.  Following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in June 2017, the RIBA has consistently called for... View Article