Rada top of the class with Cambridge University appointment

Rada, the experts in commercial showering and washroom controls, has supplied its market-leading products for the refurbishment of six Cambridge University colleges. Students, fellows and faculty at the sites, which include the world renowned King’s and Jesus Colleges – will... View Article

ISO-Chemie tape seals it at new Bath Technology College

ISO-Chemie’s high performance expanding foam sealing tape has been specified for an innovative low carbon technology college in Bath. The ISO-Bloco One tape has been specified to provide a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal interior and exterior seal between... View Article

Equitone adds ‘sense of innovation’ to design centre

Equitone natura has created a striking and visionary aesthetic on the new £9.9m Northern Design Centre at Gateshead Quayside. Equitone is the new international brand for Marley Eternit’s architectural facade materials and brings together the ranges natura, tectiva, pictura and... View Article

EAST Hotel recognised at the HA+D Awards

Benoy is proud to announce that its first hotel in Asia, EAST Hotel in Beijing, has won the Hospitality Architecture and Design (HA+D) ‘Certificate of Excellence’ in Hotel Interior Design. The HA+D Awards, an international program celebrating excellence in hospitality... View Article

£10Million development completed in Runcorn

Residents have already started to move in to new homes in Runcorn after a three year regeneration project is completed. Woodland Walk, Runcorn has been transformed from a 1960’s eyesore thanks to a £10million investment from Liverpool Housing Trust (LHT)... View Article

A&G develops new paving flag for Canterbury’s new theatre

Acheson & Glover (A&G), a leading supplier of premium hard landscaping products, developed a new paving flag to meet the architect’s specific design requirements for the £25.6m Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. KWA Architects approached A&G to provide a value engineered... View Article

Pick Everard appointed for Great Glen Way upgrade

Multi-disciplinary construction consultancy Pick Everard is working on a £1million revamp of the Great Glen Way for the Highland Council and Forestry Commission Scotland. The Great Glen is a geological fault line running between Fort William and Inverness and is... View Article

Graven Hill self build project officially launched

Keen would-be self builders in the Oxfordshire area are being urged to register their interest in one of the 1000+ plots that are up for grabs at Graven Hill, near Bicester. Cherwell District Council has today unveiled a new website... View Article

United House leads the way with pioneering use of BIM

Specialist London housing contractor and developer United House has become an early adopter of Building Information Modelling (BIM) – well ahead of the Government’s Construction Strategy which mandates use of Level 2 BIM on all public sector projects by 2016.... View Article

Affordable housing programme unveiled in Wandsworth

Close to 1,000 affordable homes are in line to be built in the borough over the next five years, as the council looks to secure more housing opportunities for residents. Wandsworth has also announced that it hopes to directly support... View Article

Open day at Passivhaus retrofit project

The pioneering Passivhaus retrofit of a derelict farm building to create a visitor and education centre at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield, is nearing completion and will be open to the public on Sunday 1st September 2013 (11am... View Article

Dulux Trade reaches new heights with The Shard

A range of premium coatings from Dulux Trade has been selected to protect and enhance The Shard, Western Europe’s tallest building. Dulux Trade Metalshield, Dulux Trade Vinyl Matt, Dulux Trade Diamond Satinwood and Dulux Trade Weathershield Smooth Masonry were all... View Article