TODD Architects celebrates handover of The Brinell Building

TODD Architects is celebrating the successful handover of the Brinell Building, a seven storey 80,000sqft newbuild Grade A standard office, with basement car parking and cycling facilities, offering unparalleled views across the city and coast. Handed over in June 2019,... View Article

Older private renters face unique challenges

The UK’s growing number of older private renters face distinct challenges which could worsen the nation’s housing crisis, according to research led by the University of Stirling on behalf of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). According to... View Article

GGF set for Glazing Summit

With the Glazing Summit almost here, headline sponsor the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is prepared for what promises to be an important and unique industry event. The Glazing Summit takes place on Thursday, September 12 at Edgbaston Stadium and... View Article

CABE confirms We Build The Future as President’s charity

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), the leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings, has announced that built environment cancer charity We Build The Future will be one of the President’s charities for... View Article

Forget help to buy, the UK needs help to retire

The key to alleviating the pressure on the housing market is better development of later living accommodation, a new survey has shown, but this will not be achieved without bold action being taken.    Research undertaken by law firm Shakespeare Martineau and the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN), revealed that a re-think of... View Article

First MOBIE cohort showcase ground-breaking home designs

Ground-breaking developments in architecture and design have been showcased at Teesside University’s first ever MOBIE degree show. Architect and television presenter George Clarke, who founded MOBIE (Ministry of Building Innovation and Education), praised the eleven students who have just completed... View Article

Blog: Wellbeing in the Workplace

By Daniel Brooks-Dowsett and Daniel Wade, Trident Building Consultancy If any company was to carry out a straw poll asking employees whether they would prefer to work from the office or at home, the majority would probably select a combination... View Article

AT Awards 2019: Finalists announced

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is delighted to announce the Finalists for its 2019 Architectural Technology Awards, recognised as the premier accolades that demonstrate outstanding achievement in the discipline and celebrate the technology of architecture. Winners will be... View Article

A happy home is a well-designed home

Jason Orme, property expert and presenter of The Real Homes Show, explains how house design can make the home a happier place to be in. It’s a common belief that when we improve our homes, we improve our wellbeing.  Our homes... View Article

Innovative housing scheme gets green light from Planning

An innovative pilot scheme which will see the first modular homes built as part of Cardiff Council’s flagship housebuilding programme has been given the go-ahead by Planning Committee. The 100 per cent affordable housing project on Crofts Street in Plasnewydd... View Article

Niederhafen River Promenade

Located at Niederhafen on the Elbe River between St. Pauli Landungsbrücken and Baumwall in Hamburg, the upgraded 625 metre river promenade is integral to the modernisation and reinforcement of the city’s flood protection system. In the aftermath of storm surge... View Article

A hidden gem

An elegant new development for retirees has become a discreet addition to a Surrey town, offering elderly buyers both tailor-made housing and a sense of community. Jack Wooler spoke to Martin Brown from developer McCarthy & Stone on their approach... View Article

The value and opportunities within modular construction

Having gained considerable momentum over the past few years, modular construction makes up 60-70% of the offsite manufacturing sector and reduces build times by an impressive 50-60%. At the forefront of offsite approaches, volumetric modular methods have a remarkable impact... View Article