What Londoners really think about tall buildings

To coincide with the exhibition London’s Growing… Up! The rise and rise of London’s tall buildings, independent think tank, New London Architecture (NLA) have conducted an in-depth poll in conjunction with Ipsos MORI, to establish how Londoners really feel about... View Article

Keppie appointed to design new medical facility

Leading architectural practice Keppie has been appointed to design a new medical practice in Yoker, Glasgow, on behalf of Medical Centres Scotland. The facility, which will house both a GP and dentist service, will be located on a prominent corner... View Article

The Construction Industry Council launches CICAIR Limited

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Welsh Government Ministers have approved a transfer of responsibility for approving Approved Inspectors to CICAIR Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Construction Industry Council. The transfer to CICAIR Limited takes effect... View Article

Shortlist for Scotland’s Best Places unveiled

Addressing a packed reception at the Scottish Parliament which included the Minister for Local Government and Planning Minister Derek MacKay, Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) President Cath Ranson unveiled the shortlist for Scotland’s Best Places. The RTPI Scotland initiative will... View Article

New homes and new opportunities in Bodmin

Sanctuary invited local partners along to see the excellent progress being made at its Scarletts Well development, a £7.4 million scheme to build 61 affordable new homes in Bodmin. With investment from both Cornwall Council and the Homes and Communities... View Article

Construction is not just hard hats and mud

A female Technical Director from a global engineering consultancy, said how important it is to dispel the myth that the construction industry is just hard hats and mud at an event last week to encourage more women into the industry.... View Article

Levolux excels in Exeter

The £28 million new Research Innovation Learning Development Centre (RILD) in Exeter is a world-leading medical facility, which pushes the boundaries of eco-friendly building design by combining renewable energy, heat recovery and a fixed external Solar Shading solution by Levolux.... View Article

Technal Launches High Traffic Door Range

Architectural aluminium systems specialist, Technal, has launched the SOLEAL universal door range to offer outstanding thermal performance, levels of security and specification options for high traffic applications. The new door suite has been developed for areas of heavy use such... View Article

Stamp of approval for Glassolution

One of the world’s largest sorting offices has undergone an energy efficient window replacement programme by glass and glazing specialist Glassolutions. The window replacement programme formed part of the refurbishment of the Royal Mail sorting office and post office at... View Article

Building Business with ICS Cool Energy

Commercial spaces and office environments need 24/7 x 365 maintenance to keep staff and visitors comfortable in a functional workplace, without breaking the bank. Temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy has worked with a specialist facilities management and fit-out solutions... View Article