Gingerbread City at the V&A opens

Top architects, engineers and designers have come together to build a ‘future city’ of over 60 buildings – made entirely from gingerbread.  Now on show at the V&A Museum,  the Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City is an architectural feast of... View Article

From a derelict hospital to vibrant new homes

A Northumbria graduate’s ideas to breathe new life into a former hospital have won a prestigious national design award. Master of Architecture graduate Faye Sedgewick has developed a design proposal for the abandoned Grade II listed Keelmen’s Hospital on City... View Article

MOBIE announces powerhouse appointments to board

George Clarke’s vision for MOBIE – The Ministry of Building, Innovation and Education – has made monumental movement to securing the future of Britain’s housing industry with a series of stellar appointments for the organisation. The highly respected TV presenter... View Article

Windows worth their mettle

James Keeling-Heane of Senior Architectural Systems explains how developments in aluminium window systems can shed new light on cost-effective ways of ensuring energy performance targets are met. All properties lose heat through windows and doors, but the amount of energy... View Article

Anchor Hanover Group created

Anchor Hanover, England’s largest provider of care and housing for older people, has been formed from the successful merger of Hanover Housing Association and Anchor Trust. With more than 60,000 homes across 1,700 locations supported by more than 9,000 colleagues,... View Article

MHCLG Grenfell update – LABC responds

Last week, in a written statement, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, updated the government’s response to the Grenfell tragedy. Among the announcements were amendments to the approved documents confirming what materials can be... View Article

LGA responds to combustible materials ban

Responding to the ban on combustible materials being used on high-rise buildings and powers for councils to make private buildings safer announced today, Lord Porter, Local Government Association Chairman, said: “The LGA has led calls for a ban on combustible... View Article

Delivering excellence with Willmott Dixon

For over 150 years, Willmott Dixon has been delivering projects that create long-term, positive legacies of social, environmental and economic benefits. Committed to ‘Building Lives Less Ordinary’, the company prides itself on its drive for continued improvement, which is why it has... View Article

Jury announced for second annual Royal Academy Architecture Awards

The Royal Academy of Arts has today announced the jury for the 2019 Royal Academy Architecture Awards. Chaired by Royal Academician and co-founder of Stanton Williams Alan Stanton, the jury will include artist Phyllida Barlow RA, Director of LSE Cities Ricky Burdett, broadcaster Kirsty... View Article

Macmillan receives a welcome £30k boost from Hanover

Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association have shown that generosity and goodwill is alive and well after presenting Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £30,000. The donation is thanks to a coordinated effort... View Article

Tyne development scoops national award

A housing regeneration project in Gateshead has won a top national award. Phase one of the Trilogy development in Saltwell scooped the Best Regeneration Project – over 71 homes – at the Inside Housing event, staged at The Brewery, central... View Article

New commuter pads launched in Thurrock

The Office for National Statistics has warned that the number of Londoners under the age of 40 setting up their own home in the capital is to fall significantly over the next 15 years. However, the report goes on to... View Article