Kathleen Fontana becomes RICS President 2020-21

Kathleen Fontana has become President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Her inauguration as President took place on Friday 20 November after the RICS Annual General Meeting 2020, chaired by Time Neal, the outgoing RICS President. Kath is... View Article

HS2’s Interchange Station wins sustainability gold award

Arup’s design for HS2’s Interchange station received a gold award in this year’s World Architecture News (WAN) awards ceremony. The awards bring together the most senior and influential professionals from across Architecture internationally to recognise and celebrate excellence. This year’s... View Article

MVRDV tops out Radio Tower & Hotel in Manhattan

MVRDV’s first high rise project under construction in the United States has topped out. Radio Tower & Hotel reflects the diversity and vibrancy of the existing fabric and communities in New York City’s Washington Heights neighbourhood. Located on Amsterdam Avenue... View Article

Homebuilders unveils new apartments amid sales boom

A major homebuilder is set to expedite the release of its next phase of apartments in Glasgow’s West End in order to meet increased demand at its flagship development. CALA Homes (West) will release The Sir Henry Wood Apartments, the... View Article

Patience is a virtue

LISTEN HERE 🔊 By astutely saving up for over a decade, Chris and Linda Anderson had the time and money to re-configure their 1930s London semi to be exactly how they wanted, including a dramatic blend of indoor and outdoor TEXT... View Article

Offsite, on time

Paul Newman of Potton Self Build explains the ins and outs of offsite construction, and the many benefits it holds for self builders In many people’s minds, construction still happens ‘brick by brick’ on a building site. With the advent... View Article

£3.5M Extension Work Completes at De Montfort University

The Yard, a brand-new multi-million–pound extension that will significantly increase the capacity of De Montfort University’s Business and Law Faculty, has now completed. The four-storey building, which has been designed by CPMG Architects and constructed by principal contractor Clegg Construction, is an extension of the existing Hugh Aston building.  The ground floor is home to a Student Advice... View Article

Alpamint Capital announces 5,000 new affordable homes pledge

Alpamint Capital, a London-based private investment, development and consulting company, has pledged to build 5,000 affordable homes in the capital over the next decade. The company has specifically earmarked airspace development, whereby unused space on rooftops of existing buildings is converted... View Article