Aukett Swanke completes Birmingham City University office

Architects Aukett Swanke have completed their first new office building in the Eastside Locks regeneration area in Birmingham. The four-storey, 45,000 ft² Grade A office scheme on 6 Cardigan street has been let to Birmingham City University. The building was named The Joseph Priestley Building... View Article

Advanced manufacturing in Sheffield

Factory 2050, the latest development within the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield, has a striking, ultra-modern appearance, partly thanks to an external Solar Shading solution from Levolux. Located at the heart of the University of... View Article

CPMG to create leisure complex set within a Suffolk forest

Architecture firm CPMG won a contract to design a new hotel and spa complex in Suffolk. The leisure complex will be set within the 400-acre Elveden Forest and adjacent to a golf course and a restaurant. The new hotel will be built in the place of an existing... View Article

Development partner chosen for large-scale Sheffield scheme

Sheffield City Council has chosen Queensberry Real Estate as the preferred strategic development partner for a major mixed-use regeneration project. The Sheffield Retail Quarter scheme, estimated to be worth £480m, will bring world-class shopping, leisure, residential and office opportunities into the... View Article

Bradford Uni business centre is a bright light of sustainability

The Bright Building, a mixed use project created to enable Bradford University to support and interact with local businesses has been acknowledged as a true sustainability exemplar having the highest BREEAM Outstanding rating ever seen in the education sector. The awarding of BREEAM... View Article

Corinthia to manage new luxury hotel in Dubai

Corinthia Hotels has signed agreements with UAE-based Meydan Group to provide technical services and manage a luxury beachfront resort in Dubai. The Corinthia at Meydan Beach, as the hotel and residences will be known, will comprise 300 bedrooms and 60... View Article

Pupils get inside look at Perth Theatre as work continues

Primary school pupils from across Perth & Kinross got an inside look at the construction work ongoing at Perth Theatre in a special visit organised by Robertson Group. Robertson Tayside, which is leading the £16.6million construction project, welcomed youngsters from... View Article

JOI-Design creates boutique hotel, restaurant & bar

JOI-Design has recently completed the interior design for Hotel Am Fischmarkt, a 37-bedroom boutique hotel, restaurant and bar in Rheinberg, a picturesque destination in the popular Niederrhein region of Germany. Set on a corner of the town’s market square, the... View Article

Kingspan OPTIM-R installed on sustainable London housing

The superior thermal performance of the Kingspan OPTIM-R Flooring System has helped a new residential development in the fashionable area of Battersea Village to meet its strict sustainability goals. Cobalt Place is part of international property developer Lendlease’s masterplan for... View Article

Sculpted house hovering over the Mediterranean

New York-based architects SOMA delivered an outstanding private residence, Calypso House, located on the north side of Jouneih Bay, Lebanon. It is a significant milestone for a project whose design plunges into the sea, Calypso hovers over the water like... View Article