Taking Passivhaus to the next level at Ecobuild 2016

The UK Passivhaus movement has strengthened its position versus other sustainability goals in the housing sector in recent months. Jon Bootland, Chief Executive of the Passivhaus Trust, explains how increasing numbers of housebuilders are embracing the gold standard of energy... View Article

2016 Innovation Award winners announced

The Innovation Award winners have been chosen, and after a rigorous judging process by kbb Birmingham’s industry experts, the 10 winners demonstrated sheer uniqueness and forward-thinking approaches towards the future of the industry. In partnership with Blum, the Innovation awards judging... View Article

Urbano Build networking, with guest speaker Anne Kemp

Urbano Build is a programme of regular networking events in London aimed at architects, developers, property investors, designers, interior designers and other professionals associated with the built environment sector to make connections, gather information, create associations and find new business... View Article

GEZE UK supports BD Architect of the Year Awards

Leading door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK has reinforced its commitment to architects and specifiers by sponsoring an award at the BD Architect of the Year Awards. The Office Architect of the Year Award is open to architects working... View Article

BDA announces 40th anniversary Brick Awards 2016 is open for entries

The Brick Development Association has announced that nominations for the 2016 Brick Awards are now open to architects, designers, building owners, developers and housebuilders, to contractors and brick manufacturers. This year’s ceremony marks the 40th anniversary of the event and will consider... View Article

Schueco announces Excellence Awards 2016

Sustainable building envelope specialist Schueco UK – in conjunction with RIBA Journal – is continuing its sponsorship of the Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation and is inviting submissions for the 2016 competition. Closing date for entries is midday on 4th April... View Article

Claim free tickets for this weeks’ NSBRC Eco Workshop

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre’s first Eco Workshop of 2016 will take place on Saturday, 20 February and will cover design, planning and sustainability. A dozen selected experts will offer experience, thoughts and advice on how designs, lifestyle and specification choices could impact... View Article

Five finalists announced for Ecobuild’s Big Innovation Pitch

Five forward-thinking companies behind ingenious products from an air-removing heating device to a water-saving tap fitting have been named as finalists in Ecobuild’s Big Innovation Pitch competition, organised in association with Marks & Spencer. Air2eau, which ‘creates water out of... View Article