Kingspan Tek provides off-site solution for luxury homes

The Silverlake development of sustainable homes in West Dorset is setting the standard for low-impact construction with the Kingspan TEK Building System. The bespoke holiday homes and on-site spa have all been constructed from the versatile off-site solution, ensuring excellent... View Article

Net zero homes project wins prestigious Ashden Award

A pioneering approach to get UK homes up to the proposed net zero energy standard has won a first prize in the 2019 Ashden Awards. The award recognises the role of the National Energy Foundation in championing the Energiesprong retrofit... View Article

Tiny homes will be part of Theresa May’s legacy, says NFB

The prime minister must take responsibility for the “tiny homes” that she facilitated by ignoring industry and campaigner advice for better housing standards and more appropriate policy. Changes to policy are welcomed but, unfortunately, it is too little too late... View Article

Housing association helps raise dementia awareness

By sharing a joke, telling a story or demonstrating a skill, residents of a Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) Independent Living Scheme have been tackling an issue that’s an increasing concern for many older people. As part of a series of events... View Article

Double award win for Sika Sarnafil projects at SPRA awards 2019

Market-leading single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and two of its Registered Contractors have triumphed at this year’s Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Awards. The awards, which recognise best practice within the single ply roofing industry, saw Exeter-based Progressive Systems Ltd take home... View Article

SPSenvirowall shortlisted at the INCA Awards 2019

At SPSenvirowall, we are pleased to announce our shortlisting in three categories at the INCA Awards 2019. We are proud to have been shortlisted for these awards as over the past ten years, SPSenvirowall has demonstrated a continuous commitment to... View Article

Lead8 to Design Hong Kong International Airport T1 Renovation

Lead8, the award-winning international firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has been appointed lead designer for the planned Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Terminal 1 renovation. Working with Airport Authority Hong Kong, Lead8 will spearhead a collaboration of... View Article

BDG architecture + design in Amsterdam

BDG architecture + design has completed the new Amsterdam campus for WPP as part of its global colocation strategy, which is to provide world-class spaces that bring together its people and agencies into one location, encouraging greater collaboration and giving clients... View Article

One step ahead

Lee Hunt of Canal architectural explains how housebuilders and specifiers can get one step ahead with the latest staircase trends. Staircase design, as with all interior design, is constantly evolving, and new design trends are continually emerging. The staircase is... View Article

Golding Homes secures £100m facility from Lloyds Bank

One of the South East’s largest housing associations has secured a £100million revolving credit facility from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, to help fund its development pipeline of more than 2,000 new homes between now and 2025. Golding Homes owns and... View Article

A breath of fresh air

Vent-Axia’s Jordan Lilford explains the challenges the Government’s Clean Air Strategy presents for housebuilders, as well as looking at potential solutions. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is increasingly important following a raft of research that has pointed to the potential health... View Article

Re-think, re-purpose, relax

If you’re embarking on a house renovation project, this is an exciting opportunity to make your home truly suited to your lifestyle and tastes says Jo Dyson, partner of Mae House Design and renovation and interiors expert for the London Homebuilding & Renovating... View Article