New construction excellence campus hits new heights

The University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million investment in a new construction excellence campus on the site of the former Springfield brewery in Wolverhampton has reached another milestone. Contractors, ISG, have now reached the highest point of the new School of... View Article

One Thousand Museum photographed by Hufton+Crow

One Thousand Museum is a 62-storey residential tower opposite Museum Park in Miami. With views across Biscayne Bay, this popular 30-acre park was redeveloped in 2013 as one of downtown Miami’s primary public spaces and includes the city’s new art... View Article

Tomorrow’s timber talent announced

Winners of the TRADA University Challenge 2020 Six talented students scooped first prize for their timber-based housing scheme design at the TRADA University Challenge 2020. Kyle Crossley from Leeds Beckett University, Ryan Jessop from the University of Hertfordshire, Aslinn Aijian... View Article

Steps to stair safety

For many, the staircase is a central feature of any new home, and for self-builds it offers the ability to truly put a unique and personal mark on a property. As ever, aesthetic must go hand in hand with safety,... View Article

Keeping up external appearances

Listen here Chris Frankland of Marshalls makes the case for early involvement between developers and manufacturers to put great-looking, premium exterior spaces back on the agenda for every development – even when budgets are tight. As a developer, you’ll know... View Article

Minimising waste in water treatment

Listen here With new regulations governing the use of septic tanks in force, David Stagg of Graf UK talks housebuilders and developers through their options for compliance. Housebuilders and developers building properties off the mains sewage network need to be... View Article

Digitising construction: A critical mission

Listen here Adrian Wild of Integro Construction Software explains why every housebuilding business should be using the software now available to maximise profits. If housebuilders could have been offered today’s construction software all those years ago, they’d likely have have... View Article

A compelling case: Gable wall spandrel panels

Listen here In light of the Government’s 300,000 homes a year target and its recent push for higher quality in housing, Tim Tasker of Pasquill puts the case for why gable wall spandrel panels should be found on every building... View Article

Colourful, practical door protection for Radiology Department

The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield chose Yeoman Shield fire rated door protection systems to refurbish doors in the Radiology Department. The configuration and refurbishment of the department was undertaken to improve patient flow, the overall environment and to rationalise... View Article

Washroom Washroom achieves highest ever turnover in 2019

Last year, leading washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, enjoyed its eighteenth consecutive year of growth, achieving its biggest single year-on-year increase in turnover – up 30.5 per cent on 2018’s previous record. It was a hugely successful year for... View Article

Major Scottish housing development benefits from Sto insulation solution

A major residential refurbishment project in Glasgow has highlighted Sto’s ability to provide a fully integrated insulation and render solution for major projects. The company’s high-quality StoTherm Mineral external wall insulation and StoLotusan render have been used on three large 1960s apartment blocks which... View Article