UK Passivhaus reaches 1000

The Passivhaus Trust is delighted to announce that the number of certified Passivhaus units in the UK has topped 1000 – with at least as many again in the pipeline. The Trust is UK affiliate of the Passivhaus Institute, and was established just... View Article

Construction firms targeted in new health inspections

Construction firms across Great Britain will be targeted on their health standards by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) it has been announced. These inspections will be the first time the regulator has targeted the industry with a specific focus... View Article

HRH The Princess Royal officially opens Keyte Gardens

Warwickshire Rural Housing Association (WRHA) welcomed HRH The Princess Royal to officially open its ground-breaking new development in Wootton Wawen. Working in partnership with Morton Wykes Kramer Architects, Bouygues UK, Waterloo Housing Group and Homes England, WRHA has completed Keyte... View Article

Blog: Delivering new design possibilities

Here, Richard Price, Technical Director at Catnic, looks at why the benefits of pre-coated metal standing seam roofing offers architectural freedom across both new and retrofit applications. A popular and cost-effective alternative to the more traditional copper and zinc options,... View Article

No Smoke Without Fire: Understanding Fire Dampers

This CIBSE accredited seminar outlines the need to understand and comply with tested methods when selecting, installing and using fire and fire/smoke dampers. Attendees are educated in damper design, selection, installation, testing, analysis and performance. It aims to highlight and... View Article

Top awards for Cornish prestige housebuilder

A premium housebuilder in Cornwall is celebrating after clinching two prestigious national awards. Legacy Properties has won UK Property Awards for the best apartment and best residential development for Fistral House, its exclusive collection of ten luxury apartments and flagship penthouses... View Article

Knock on wood

Whether it’s to hide behind or make a statement with, your front door is the defining element of the public facing exterior of your home.  It’s the strangers’ first impression as they call on you, and it’s the portal to... View Article

48 Hours Left to Submit for 2019 CTBUH Awards Program

Deadline in 48 Hours, by 30 September Submissions are due in just two days, by 30 September, for the 2019 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards Program. Major changes have been implemented this year to make the... View Article

ASFP welcomes launch of RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is pleased to announce that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety. The document represents the culmination of work... View Article

Architecture & engineering consultancy announces raft of promotions

BE Design, the multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering practice, has announced four new promotions across its technical team. With 40 years’ combined experience, Dan Edwards, Rhys Bevins, Shawn Loo and Rafail Tsartsaris will now support the senior team directly with project design... View Article

ASFP welcomes launch of RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is pleased to announce that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety. The document represents the culmination of work... View Article

Belatchew Arkitekter appoints Sander Schuur as Creative Director

Belatchew Arkitekter has appointed Sander Schuur as its new Creative Director, where he will lead the office’s competitions, early stages and secure the creative height of the office’s architecture. Sander Schuur, MScA, International Assoc. AIA, holds a master’s degree in... View Article