Rose Court secures planning for extensive refurbishment

The Rose Court building, located at 2 Southwark Bridge Road, London, has received planning permission for extensive refurbishment. BDG architecture + design has obtained planning permission on behalf of WPP. The BDG refurbishment will dramatically improve the performance of the existing Rose... View Article

RGU researching innovative robotic timber construction methods

Researchers from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment are conducting a research project into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for house-buyers. In collaboration with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre... View Article

tp bennett completes landmark office in the City

Located on one of the most historic streets in the City of London, the tp bennett designed office development at 30 Lombard Street for McKay Securities PLC has reached completion. The 58,500 nett sq. ft landmark building, known as Aurum,... View Article

The UK’s biggest self-build opportunities

Thanks to TV programmes like Grand Designs, it’s no surprise that 1 in 7 Brits are currently in the research process of building their own home – dubbed as self-builders. In fact, this form of building development is on the... View Article

Small ceramic facade elements, great effect…

The municipal site between the Jewish Museum, the new TAZ building and the former flower wholesale market hall at Kreuzberg was not simply awarded to the highest bidder, but to the one who submitted the best concept for a development.... View Article

Millwood tops national housebuilder survey 2018

Kent-based Millwood Designer Homes, has achieved the highest overall score, amongst 51 top housebuilders and developers across the UK, in an independent national survey of new home buyers carried out by company In-house Research Ltd, for 2018. The annual scores,... View Article

NFB helps members with the EU Settlement Scheme

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) is concerned that many skilled construction workers may not have the language or technical skills to understand how to apply for settled status. From 30 March EU citizens will need to apply for EU... View Article

Is the housing crisis returning as a Government priority?

Addressing the policy conference of the Home Builders Federation (HBF), Housing Secretary James Brokenshire set out what the Government is doing to tackle the housing shortage and improve the quality of new homes. Brokenshire emphasised: the need to reduce planning... View Article

Apex capitalises on Tooting airspace to deliver new homes

Airspace developer Apex Airspace (Apex) has begun constructing four two-bed penthouse apartments on the unused airspace of Marion Court, a five-storey residential block on Tooting High Street in South London. Available on the government’s Help to Buy scheme, the apartments... View Article