Vastern Timber unveils brimstone at Ecobuild

Vastern Timber will be exhibiting at Ecobuild 2016 and will be unveiling Brimstone, the first commercially available thermally modified British timber. Sourced exclusively from English and Welsh woodlands, the Brimstone range is ideal for cladding, decking, external joinery and furniture,... View Article

Architect of the Year Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for each of the 13 categories at this year’s BD Architect of the Year Awards have been drawn up. Thomas Lane, BD’s editor and one of the judges,  commented: “This year we have had a record number of entries... View Article

Contenders for BREEAM 2016 Awards are revealed

Some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings from across the world have been shortlisted for 2016 BREEAM awards. Drawn from highest scoring buildings last year – under the BREEAM schemes for assessing building sustainability – the shortlists include ground-breaking... View Article

ArchiExpo presents new edition of its i-NOVO Awards

ArchiExpo’s i-NOVO Awards will identify and reward Light + Building’s most exceptional products across three categories: The i-NOVO Design Award will recognize products that take a step outside of the box. Products in this category will integrate current design trends,... View Article

British Safety Council to discuss CDM 2015 at Manchester conference

The British Safety Council will be hosting a half-day conference in Manchester on Wednesday 24 February 2016. The Council will address the health-related challenges in the construction sector through an interactive programme with a series of presentations and panel discussions. Dr Alistair Gibbs, Engineering Professor... View Article

One place left on the UK Pavillion at Fensterbau Frontale 2016

The UK Pavilion at Fensterbau Frontale 2016 will show that “Britain Means Business” with some of the UK’s highest profile organisations co-exhibiting at the world’s largest international trade fair for the window industry. The exhibition, hosted by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF),... View Article

London’s economic dominance is escalating UK North-South Divide

Britain’s ‘north-south divide’ and the economic dominance of London have inspired a conference,  in which experts from around the world will debate globalisation and the impact that mega-cities are making on the regions of many countries. The multi-disciplinary conference, Regional Urbanism... View Article

2016 will see the biggest and best Surface Design Show to date

Surface Design Show is the only event in the UK that focuses solely on interior and exterior surfaces, connecting innovative and exciting materials with a specifying audience of architects and designers. Returning to London’s Business Design Centre between 9-11 February,... View Article

Winners of Carpet Design Awards announced at DOMOTEX 2016

The world’s finest designer carpets and rugs have just been awarded well-deserved prizes at the 2016 Carpet Design Awards, held at DOMOTEX in Hannover, Germany. The award ceremony took place on 17 January with winners announced in eight categories including Best... View Article

Vent-Axia with double nomination in H&V News Awards 2016

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious H&V News Awards 2016. The Sussex-based company is celebrating its Sentinel Kinetic 200ZPH mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) unit reaching the final... View Article

Industry-leading ECA Awards are open for 2016

The industry-leading ECA Annual Awards 2016, which recognise the best in the building services and electrotechnical sectors, are now open to entries from members of the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). There are eight award categories open to firms across the... View Article

BSRIA staging essential Information Management in FM event

BSRIA is staging its Information Management in FM Event on Friday, 5th February, from 9:30am until 1:30pm at Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf. This event is aimed at bringing the facilities management industry together with the construction supply chain. Advancement in... View Article

Facade Awards 2015 winners announced, Arup with double scoop

The winners of SFE Facades Awards 2015, the second competition of the Society of Facade Engineering, have been announced. The awards were presented during the recent ‘Glass Supper’, the prestigious International gathering of facades-focused architects and engineers with RIBA President Jane Duncan presenting prizes for three... View Article