Conserving the nation’s history

Adrian Attwood, Executive Director at DBR Ltd, explains the nuances of conservation construction and the pitfalls to avoid From palaces to places of worship, the UK is filled with a plethora of centuries-old landmarks taught about in schools and visited... View Article

The realities of building, building, building

From Richard Hyams, Founder and Director of astudio The UK has ambitious building targets – including 300,000 new homes every year by 2035, a £100m commitment to 29 infrastructure projects that will “get Britain  moving” and a £1bn pledge towards... View Article

Curo to deliver first Passivhaus homes in B&NES

Housing association and housebuilder Curo are on track to delivering the first ultra energy efficient homes in Bath & North East Somerset this autumn. Curo are building four Passivhaus-certified houses at their 700-home Mulberry Park development in Combe Down, Bath.... View Article

Apple Central World opens in Bangkok

Apple Central World in Bangkok welcomed its first visitors. Located in one of the city’s iconic urban centers, the new store establishes a quiet sculptural presence at the heart of the bustling Central World Square on the intersection of Rama... View Article

Affordable homes milestone at White City Living

Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council, came to White City Living this week to celebrate the “topping out” of 427 new affordable homes. The event, which marked the completion of the building’s structural frame, is an important... View Article

Simon Allford elected RIBA President (2021-23)

Simon Allford has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Simon will take over the two-year presidential term from Alan Jones next year (1 September 2021); from 1 September 2020 he will officially become RIBA... View Article

L&G Response to Planning White Paper

With a belief that the delivery of housing and regeneration sits at the heart of supporting a strong economic bounce back and society’s needs, we welcome reform that can speed up and renew the planning process in the UK.  In... View Article

LWK + PARTNERS: The best lights are invisible

“Lighting is a sensory experience,” said Rebecca Wong, LWK + PARTNERS Associate Director and its principal lighting designer, “No matter what times you live in, and whether you notice it or not, it is part of our everyday surroundings and... View Article

Planning reforms will help build, build, build, says FMB

In response to the wholesale reform of the planning system in England announced by the Government today, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) welcomed the much needed opportunity to speed up the planning process and help diversify the housing market,... View Article