LG and SUGOi Solutions replace air conditioning for B&Q

Air conditioning manufacturer LG Electronics has been working with Bristol based contractor Sugoi Solutions to fulfil a contract they won from B&Q for an R22 refrigerant replacement programme. It’s a programme that saw air conditioning equipment in more than 250... View Article

Altro sets clinical standard for new medical centre

Altro’s flooring and wall cladding systems are proving their clinical capabilities in a new state-of-the-art primary healthcare facility in Maidstone, Kent, where safety and infection control are paramount. Redeveloped from an existing building by main contractor Willmott Dixon Interiors, Albion... View Article

Carl Turner Architects wins planning permission for Peckham performing arts school

Carl Turner Architects has received planning permission for a new 10,180m² campus for Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Peckham – the practice’s first cultural project. Mountview Academy will be built on a brownfield town centre site, owned by Southwark Council and adjacent to the Stirling Prize winning Peckham Library. It faces a proposed redeveloped Peckham Square – also by Carl Turner Architects – enlivening... View Article

High level BREEEAM at Paris HQ

NODA, the 23,600 m² new French corporate headquarters of The Coca Cola Company in the Parisiansuburb of Issy-les-Moulineaux has achieved a 90.2% BREEAM Outstanding rating and HQE Exceptionnel certifications. The Coca Cola Services France interior-fit out also took the top... View Article

Remmers waterproofing solutions keep guests dry

The roof of a busy hotel in the central of Manchester required general repairs and had failing waterproofing to the parapet walls. The building had been suffering from water ingress from the roof for a number of years which had... View Article

Welsh Slate helps students with a new roof over their heads

New student accommodation at Newcastle University features 32,000 Welsh Slates. Some 32,000 Welsh Slates have been used to roof the £13 million development of new student accommodation at Newcastle University. The 500mm x 300mm Penrhyn Heather Blues from the Lagan... View Article

No ordinary detached suburban house

Robert Hirschfeld Architects used the force of design to turn a tired family home in North London from the darkside into a light spacious retreat from the City. Using Oak Prime 100mm x 500mm Chevron Charcoal for the ground floor and 190mm wide... View Article

Reflectatherm Plus chosen for Muscat Airport, Oman

Reflectatherm Plus from the A. Proctor Group Ltd has been chosen as a high performance vapor barrier for the new Passenger Terminal Building at Muscat Airport in Oman. The new passenger terminal building is designed to be state of the art, with... View Article

Gerflor produce Welsh Wonder!

The Abertillery Primary School north of Newport and just South of Abergavenny in Wales can boast the longest history and tradition of educational provision in the Abertillery area, providing that all essential ‘great start’ for children. It’s a primary school centric... View Article

Kingspan TEK beats the snow in the Alps

The Kingspan TEK Building System has been installed as part of a luxury ski chalet in the French Alps, helping the project to be completed within the tight schedule of the Alpine building season. In the traditional yet lively town... View Article

Laidlaw goes above and beyond for customers

It’s not unusual for Laidlaw, a trusted name among architectural suppliers, to go above and beyond for its customers. From large corporate environments to community churches and schools, and from health centres to residential developments, Laidlaw’s reputation for delivering outstanding quality ensures... View Article

First Look: bptw partnership’s Tottenham Regeneration

bptw  partnership  is  pleased  to  announce  the  completion  of  Lawrence  Square, a large  mixed  use regeneration  project  situated  on  Lawrence  Road  in  Tottenham.  The  264  unit  scheme  was  designed for  developer  Bellway  Homes  and  has  recently  been  completed  on  site  with  homes now  fully occupied. Ambitious... View Article

Planning submitted for Phase 2 of Middlewood Locks, Manchester

Detailed planning consent has been submitted for the second phase of Middlewood Locks development, a 24-acre new residential and commercial neighbourhood at the western gateway to Manchester’s Central Business District. The proposals for this second phase are for a further... View Article

Winners in wood design: 45th Annual Wood Awards

The winners of the 45th annual Wood Awards will be revealed in November. Ahead of the ceremony, Sarah Johnson exclusively previews the shortlisted projects in the Buildings Competition section. The Wood Awards have been celebrating excellence in British wood-based architecture... View Article