A piece of Dubai could be created in Kent

A series of man-made islands like the iconic Palm in Dubai could be created in the UK’s first Garden City in 100 years. A huge lake in Ebbsfleet Garden City in North Kent could be turned into an oasis where... View Article

Westferry goes in for planning

A new planning application for a waterfront neighbourhood on the site of the former Westferry Printworks on the Isle of Dogs has been submitted to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. LDA Design has worked closely with developers Westferry Development... View Article

Plans approved for Walton apartment scheme

Proposals to replace a former corporate headquarters with a major residential scheme have been approved by planners in Walton-upon-Thames. The new scheme will provide 375 new homes and will replace the former Birds Eye headquarters which has stood empty on... View Article

RGU shortlisted in international building innovation award

An innovative all timber housing design by a professor of architecture at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been shortlisted for an international award. Professor Gokay Deveci’s ‘Integra House’ is one of four shortlisted in the TRADA, TTJ Timber Innovation Awards 2018 ‘Innovative Product Development’ category, which celebrates pioneering product... View Article

Increasing light levels and reducing running costs

Holy Trinity Church was previously lit externally with a variety of sodium and other discharge fittings, with an estimated total power consumption of 2800 watts. The use of the Eco-Range products enabled this figure to be reduced by 46 per... View Article

Berlin on the up: Plans approved for city’s tallest tower

Plans have been approved for Berlin’s first tall residential tower, located on Alexanderplatz in the heart of central district Berlin-Mitte. Set to change the face of the German capital city’s skyline, the 150 metre Alexander Tower will span 35 floors, providing... View Article

Londonewcastle launches new homes in Shoreditch, at The Makers

This autumn, developer Londonewcastle launches ‘The Makers’ – aptly named after East London’s renowned creative community. Built in collaboration with London Borough of Hackney, the mixed-use development will create brand new homes in the heart of popular Shoreditch. Situated on... View Article

Sixties housing development gets new identity from WG+P

WG+P Architects (Waind Gohil + Potter) have redeveloped an existing 1960’s housing scheme in South East London. The development is a twenty minute train ride from London Bridge Station and is aimed at first time buyers. The brief was to extend... View Article