Schueco’s revamp of network centre successfully completed

Leading building envelope specialist, Schueco UK Ltd, has announced that the refurbishment of the Schueco Network Centre in Milton Keynes is now complete. The revamp – designed to improve the Centre’s facilities even further for architects, main contractors, Schueco network... View Article

Major mixed use scheme in Victoria tops out

Royal London’s development at 25 Wilton Road in London Victoria has topped out. The MAX Architects-designed scheme is being built by Kier Construction and will complete in spring 2017. The nine-storey scheme is a highly sustainable and transforms an existing... View Article
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Mather & Co motorsports museum gets Royal backing

A project designed Cheshire-based consultancy by Mather & Co has received the support of His Royal Highness Prince Harry. The scheme is for the development of an interactive motorsports museum and exhibition space, the Silverstone Heritage Experience, at the home... View Article

NCC to build new school and sports hall in Trelleborg

NCC is to build the new Vannhög and Lillevång school for pupils aged 6-16, with accompanying sports facilities in western Trelleborg, Sweden. The order secured by NCC from the Municipality of Trelleborg is worth SEK 309 million. “It will be... View Article

Perfect acoustics for conferences

Hotel Koldingfjord enjoys a beautiful location near Kolding in Denmark. The attractive Baroque building, originally a sanatorium for children, has been extended and upgraded by Arkitema Architects. This includes the installation of Troldtekt acoustic ceilings in an existing space converted to... View Article

Zaha Hadid’s “stacked vases” tower given green light

A mixed use tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects will be built in Melbourne’s Central Business District in Australia. The 54-storey curved tower called 600 Collins Street will include 420 apartments, offices, retail and public spaces. Zaha Hadid’s design features converting the building’s... View Article

The Edge – Could this be the world’s smartest workplace?

The multi-award-winning The Edge in Amsterdam proves it is possible to create a world-class intelligent office building that’s truly green, looks fantastic and helps people to work smarter. Ray Philpott reports. Imagine an office more energy efficient and sustainable than just about... View Article

£14m hospital appointment for BSP Consulting

East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering company BSP Consulting has been appointed as part of the team building a new £14 million hospital. The firm is currently helping Cygnet Health Care to build a £9.8 million, 56-bed mental health hospital... View Article

Benoy’s Parc Central Opens in Guangzhou

Benoy is excited to announce that construction has completed on Parc Central, Guangzhou and the urban park retail development has now fully opened in the heart of the city’s Central Business District. Benoy was commissioned as the Masterplanner, Architect and... View Article

The art of connection – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Norwegian architectural practice Snøhetta’s crinkly white extension to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art stands in stark contrast to the existing museum’s geometric form, but as Stephen Cousins discovers, there is more to this unusual architectural marriage than meets the... View Article