Office design – placing nature in the mix

Biophilic design has become firmly entrenched in the modern office psyche in recent years as the office evolves and we take on a more people-focused approach to its design. Cyril Parsons of Office Principles, considers the various means in which... View Article

Home ideas for 2020

To celebrate Homebuilding & Renovating’s 30th anniversary, the magazine is sharing a selection of design ideas, products and innovations to inspire people’s building project in 2020. 1. THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STYLE Forget minimalist interiors — industrial style finishes, such as the Bulkhead 8-inch... View Article

Future-proofed design

John Alimi of Stiltz Homelifts explains why it’s imperative self-builders think ahead when designing their home in order to create a ‘home for life’ It is now far easier to be presented with options for a self-build project or major... View Article

Guangfa Securities Headquarters by Jaeger Kahlen Partners

Guangfa Securities Headquarters is a 308-meter tall super high rise located in the Zhujiang New Town district of Guangzhou. The tower engages the surrounding cultural context while creating a distinctive form on the skyline that establishes a robust presence for... View Article

Tallest tower in London’s tech city completes

The Atlas Building, the tallest tower in London’s Tech City area has completed. Delivered by Design Delivery Unit, with a concept design by Make, the 40-storey residential tower and adjacent 10-storey commercial building sit on a prominent site on City... View Article

Open to a fresh lifestyle

Richard Atkins, design director at DesignSpace London, shares tips on how to create open plan kitchen living for your project Traditionally, kitchens were hidden from view, with meals prepared out of sight and doors firmly shut between the cooking area... View Article

Bad decisions that could derail your self-build

Building your own home can be a complicated matter, even for the most seasoned of self-builders. While there will undoubtedly be surprises along the way, some bigger (and more expensive!) than others, there are several common pitfalls that have the... View Article

Designer Contracts announces two senior promotions

One of the UK’s largest flooring contractors, Designer Contracts, has announced two senior promotions within the business. Stacey Brereton who joined the company nine years ago, has been promoted from HR and health and safety manager to HR and health... View Article

Bi-folding doors to see post-Brexit bounce in 2020?

A new report into the prospects for bi-folding doors through to 2023, paints a picture of growth within an increasingly complex market. While forecasting headline increases, the Bi-fold Doors Market Report – UK 2020 to 2023 from AMA Research, suggests significant shifts in prices and sector reach, defined by... View Article

£36 million land deal to create new community

A joint venture between Wainhomes Severn Valley and South Gloucestershire Council will deliver up to 327 new homes in the south of the county. The £36 million collaboration is designed not only to build much needed homes but a new... View Article