Six more apprentices join Scotswood scheme

Six young people from the west end of Newcastle have proved that persistence and dedication pays dividends by securing construction apprenticeships at The Rise in Scotswood. The new starters will now have the chance to build a career whilst working... View Article

A taste of Italian living at the January Furniture Show

The all-new January Furniture Show sees a brand new industry name added to its ever growing list of exhibitors for this year’s must-attend event to be held 13-15 January at the Birmingham NEC. Leather upholstery manufacturer, Italia Living, is exhibiting... View Article

Mouzhan Majidi to join Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects is strengthening its executive team with the appointment of Mouzhan Majidi. Majidi, an architect, has enjoyed a distinguished career of 27 years with Foster and Partners and was Chief Executive for the last seven years, leading the... View Article

Pupils design homes of the future after challenge from architect

Talented Gateshead school children have used their imagination to create innovative designs for environmentally friendly homes of the future. Pupils from St Thomas More School in Blaydon were challenged to design sustainable, energy-efficient homes fit for the next generation by... View Article

Endless Stair wins Judges’ Special Award at Wood Awards 2014

Endless Stair, a towering structure of 15 Escher-like interlocking staircases made from American tulipwood cross-laminated timber, has won a Judges’ Special Award at the Wood Awards 2014. The Endless Stair was a project commissioned by the American Hardwood Export Council... View Article

Christine Hammarling receives adjunct professorship at Chalmers

Tengbom has started a cooperation with ChaImers Architecture through Christine Hammarling receiving an adjunct professorship in healthcare architecture. The inaugural lecture was held on 29 October. The Centre for Healthcare Architecture (CVA) at Chalmers established a new adjunct professorship in... View Article

Developer scores success in East Manchester

A housebuilder creating a new community in East Manchester has affirmed the findings of a report that placed Manchester City at the top the Premier League property price table. Lovell is building more than 1,000 new homes as part of the... View Article

Enfield Council top business landlord

New figures show Enfield Council is open for business after it was revealed that of the 211 shops owned by the council only two remain unlet to businesses. Two leading politicians says the sky high occupancy rates of over 98... View Article

Dunham-Bush heats Heathrow Terminal 2

New system set to contribute to 40% improvement in carbon efficiency Hampshire-based manufacturer Dunham-Bush Ltd has supplied Aerocourse trench heating for the new Heathrow Terminal 2 building, which has been designed to reduce carbon emissions by 40%. The original Terminal... View Article

Housing management proposal receives residents support

The results from the consultation on the future management of Hackney Council’s social housing have been received, with the majority of tenants backing the proposal to return management to the Council. With the Decent Homes programme coming to an end... View Article

Housebuilder looks to boost bumblebee population

Housebuilder Redrow has been busy building homes of a different kind in a bid to reverse a serious decline in the UK’s bumblebee population. As the first major housebuilder to partner with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT), Redrow has made... View Article

Spencer lands top job at house builder

An award-winner at a leading house builder is celebrating after being promoted from assistant site manager to site manager. Spencer Silverman has moved up the ladder at Persimmon Homes Essex and has taken the top job overseeing construction of the... View Article