Al Janoub Stadium In Al Wakrah, Qatar, Inaugurated

Inaugurated on 16 May 2019 by hosting the Amir Cup Final of the Qatar Stars national football league, Al Janoub Stadium was the first new stadium commissioned for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) together with... View Article

Lead8 Wins Asia Pacific Property Award for Fuzhou Shangri-La

Lead8, the international firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has been announced a winner at the Asia Pacific Property Awards for its design of the future Shangri-La Mixed-use Development in Fuzhou, China. The results were unveiled this week... View Article

Security and BIM Level 2

Jason Unsworth, General Manager GB at STANLEY Security, looks at BIM Level 2 accreditation and what it means for security No doubt Building Information Modelling (BIM) is well known to you across its different levels, but what direct relevance does... View Article

No-compromise composite doors

Adrian Pavey of Nationwide Windows & Doors discusses the advantages of composite doors for new build developments. Specifiers and housebuilders have lots of choice when it comes to the different types of door materials on the market. Naturally however, product... View Article

Achieving peace of mind

Sean Haynes of FireGlass UK discusses the importance of recent accreditation and certification systems when it comes to specifying the correct fire-rated glass Insulated glass units (IGUs), including double glazed units, are individually sealed units which are made up of... View Article

Croydon Lettings saves taxpayers thousands

A council initiative has prevented homelessness for almost 50 families and avoided the £275,000 cost of putting them in emergency housing by matching them with responsible private landlords. The council set up Croydon Lettings last summer to improve the long-term... View Article

Orsoni from TREND for beautiful mosaic surfaces

As one of the world’s leading producers of coloured glass mosaic, Venetian enamel, gold leaf tesserae and engineered stone surfaces, TREND Group works with today’s most celebrated designers, architects and artists. The stunning results are seen in residential, commercial and public... View Article

BLANCO supports Kilimanjaro climb

Joe Lyons, Director of LYONS NI Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based kitchen component distributor, braved altitude and rigorous terrain when he climbed the world’s highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of the Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. BLANCO UK’s sponsorship of... View Article

Cycle ride for Habitat for Humanity

H+H’s Director of Housing, Neil Thomas, is set to ride 1000 miles in aid of charity when he cycles from the tip of Scotland to the depths of Cornwall in May. With the aim of fundraising £1 per mile, Neil... View Article

Making fire destruction a thing of the past

Architects are responsible for designing safe buildings, that’s a given. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy it’s clear stopping fire deaths is high on the agenda. We wanted to understand exactly how well architects and specifiers understood fire... View Article

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth

Willmott Dixon officially opens its new Sussex office with an event which brings together company leaders and representatives from both Crawley and Surrey County Council. The audience will hear how Willmott Dixon is committed to supporting business growth across the... View Article