ICF – sense and sustainability

Robin Miller of Beco Wallform gives his views on why insulating concrete formwork (ICF) is the ideal practical choice for self-builders concerned about sustainability and climate change There is growing recognition – now almost universal – that unless significant action... View Article

New contracts to repair and maintain council homes

New contracts have been signed by City of York Council to help improve and maintain the 7,520 homes of its tenants. Following a rigorous procurement process, seven contractors have been secured to deliver ongoing work to repair and prevent damp... View Article

AT Awards: 2019 winners

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is delighted to announce the winners for its annual AT Awards. Presented by CIAT President Alex Naraian on 13 September 2019, the Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in Architectural Technology for both students and... View Article

Kenneth Frampton to receive the 2019 Soane Medal

Sir John Soane’s Museum has announced that Kenneth Frampton, renowned British architect, critic, historian and Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, New York, will be the recipient of the 2019 Soane Medal. Awarded annually, the Soane Medal recognises architects and... View Article

The importance of energy efficiency

For homebuilders and homeowners, energy efficiency should be at the top of the list of considerations when selecting windows and doors. From helping your customers save money on energy bills, to growing your business, it’s surprising the benefits that energy... View Article

Roofshield® fit for King’s

The roofs of the magnificent historic buildings of King’s College Cambridge are being renovated and protected with the combination of beautiful Collyweston Slate and Roofshield® membrane. Roofshield has long been recognised as one of the highest performing roofing membrane solutions,... View Article

New appointments at Turley following growth in Scotland

Planning and development consultancy Turley has strengthened its planning service in Scotland, appointing Lisa Russell as associate director and Hannah Munro as planner at its Edinburgh office. Lisa joins from WYG and brings over 15 years’ experience in securing energy,... View Article

Graven Hill event unlocks Help to Buy

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, will be opening its doors for a Help to Buy event on Saturday 28 September. Visitors will be able to talk to a range of experts, including IMS Mortgages and Help to Buy South,... View Article