Sustainability at Clerkenwell Design Week

Do furniture products have an impact on climate change? An expert in sustainability for the furniture industry will be delivering two seminars on the subject as part of Clerkenwell Design Week which takes place between the 20th and 22nd May.... View Article

China Design Centre opens to the UK

The UK’s first permanent design centre dedicated to developing relationships between China and the UK, launched at The Building Centre in central London last night. China Design Centre was opened by Sir Terry Farrell and Lord Wei at an event... View Article

New RIBA-accredited CPD seminar from Trend GB

The origins of hand-cut smalti, the dazzling beauty of authentic gold tesserae, the distinctive contribution of glass mosaic to historic buildings and art forms, the variety of tile formats and pre-formatted patterns available to today’s designers, and the innovative modern... View Article

Winners Announced at the Celebrating Construction Awards

More than 600 hundred leaders and innovators from across the construction sector gathered at the ICC, Birmingham, to celebrate the very best industry projects at the Built Environment Hub’s, Celebrating Construction Awards. This prestigious annual awards ceremony recognises the West... View Article

CIH Conference 2014

The CIH Conference programme is taking shape, with the largest audience in recent years expected New speakers are being confirmed daily for the CIH Conference running this year from 24-26 June, with the line-up featuring a strong political focus as... View Article

The Referendum – an event for the housing sector

What could the implications of the Referendum be for housing and our wider housing system? What options and decisions would face an independent Scotland on how housing policy dovetails with tax and welfare? What might the implications of a NO... View Article

Workshops to showcase Home User Guide coming soon

With more than 40 builders across the UK already up and running, and thousands of HUGs in production, demand for NHBC’s new online Home User Guide (NHBC HUG) is growing at a fast pace. The NHBC HUG is the ultimate... View Article

Greenbuild Expo returns

With a packed conference and exhibition Greenbuild Expo returns to Manchester Central in May to highlight and promote sustainability in the built environment Greenbuild Expo takes place in Manchester on the 7 and 8 May featuring a packed conference programme... View Article

ITEAC 2014 Conference programme topics confirmed

After a successful call for papers and many suggestions and proposals, the Editorial Board of the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference has this week confirmed over thirty topics for ITEAC 2014: The Future of Performance Spaces, 8-10 June, London.... View Article

Industry heavyweights invest in world leading Ecobuild

Reinforcing its position as the world’s leading event for sustainable design and construction, Ecobuild (www.ecobuild.co.uk) announces big brands investing in the 2015 event (3rd to 5th March 2015, ExCeL London). Travis Perkins, Kingspan Insulation, Scotscape, Mapei, ACO, Polypipe, David Ball... View Article

Designer Contracts to show at PFH Live 2014

The UK’s largest flooring contractor, Designer Contracts, is exhibiting at PfH Live 2014, stand P32 A supplier for Procurement for Housing, Designer Contracts combines the buying power and delivery of a national business with local knowledge and customer service. With... View Article

The European Hotel Design Awards 2014 is now open for entries

Internationally acclaimed as the leading pan-European competition to focus on excellence in hotel architecture and design, the Awards are organised by Sleeper magazine and attract the hospitality industry’s brightest stars competing in a variety of categories. The winning tastemakers will... View Article

National architecture figure to speak at University

One of Britain’s leading architects will visit Nottingham Trent University when it hosts a gala awards ceremony for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) East Midlands. Sir Michael Hopkins CBE – who was knighted for services to architecture –... View Article

Johnson & Starley announces 2014 training course topics

Recognised as one of the heating and ventilation industry’s best training providers, Johnson & Starley has announced 2014 dates for Training Programme for installers. The courses cover warm air heating and ventilation technology. Warm air heating courses include a one day familiarisation... View Article