Endless Stair becomes Scale Infinite

Endless Stair, an intriguing structure of Escher-like interlocking staircases made from American tulipwood cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been reconfigured and is a feature at Interni Magazine’s ‘Feeding New Ideas for the City’ exhibition at the Università degli Studi in Milan.... View Article

MAB comments on Land Registry House Price Index

Brian Murphy, Head of Lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB), comments: “Despite falling slightly since last month, house prices have continued to improve since 2013 as a result of improved confidence among consumers and lenders. Homeowners across the UK will... View Article

Westbury Garden Rooms launches Home Trends Report

Garden rooms have enjoyed a phenomenal increase in popularity in recent years and now a new report launched this week reveals why Understanding today’s key macro trends and how they impact on the way we live in and enjoy our... View Article

Builders fund excludes micro-builders, warns FMB

The government’s new £525 million Builders Finance Fund will improve access to finance for some small house builders but the minimum threshold of 15 units will exclude many small and micro-house builders, warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Brian... View Article

ISG Takes £5.5 Million NE Fire Authority Scheme

ISG has been awarded its latest blue light project, taking a £5.5 million scheme to construct a state-of-the-art training centre for County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. This win builds upon ISG’s success converting blue light projects in... View Article

£600,000 boost for off-site skills

Businesses in the off-site construction industry invited to bid for up to £600,000 for skills R&D. The UK’s offsite construction industry has significant growth potential, but research shows this growth may be hampered by a lack of skills. To help... View Article

Most advanced 3D studio launched in London

Owing to booming demand, Hobs 3D, the largest bureau of its kind in London, is re-launching as Hobs Studio, with a new office in Central Street in the heart of tech city. Hobs Studio specialises in providing innovative, high quality... View Article

Building recovery under threat, warns FMB

The economic recovery in the SME construction sector is under threat from rising building costs and material shortages warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the results of the FMB’s State of Trade Survey for the first three... View Article

Sales success for CALA at Albert Dock

CALA Homes has experienced phenomenal success at Albert Dock in Leith, amounting to more than £3.9 million worth of sales since the development launched at the end of February. The launch of two townhouse showhomes earlier this month saw more... View Article

Winners Announced at the Celebrating Construction Awards

More than 600 hundred leaders and innovators from across the construction sector gathered at the ICC, Birmingham, to celebrate the very best industry projects at the Built Environment Hub’s, Celebrating Construction Awards. This prestigious annual awards ceremony recognises the West... View Article

John Prescott cites Genie as a ‘brilliant’ idea.

The former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has called Gentoo’s Genie Home Purchase Plan a ‘brilliant idea’ that could ‘make a huge national impact’. Lord Prescott gave his backing to Genie in his latest Sunday Mirror column titled, ‘Government should... View Article

Eurostadium design submitted in UEFA bid

On April 23, the Belgian Football Association, together with the city of Brussels and the Brussels Capital Region, delivered their candidacy for the Euro2020 football championship. The submitted design for the Eurostadium was made by Arup in collaboration with KCAP... View Article

The Penthouse Collection at The Filaments

“An upmarket design with personality, high-end finishes, bespoke touches and original artwork.” This is what Suna Interior Design has created for The Penthouse Collection at The Filaments says interior designer and co-director, Rebecca Tucker, commenting on the brief given for... View Article

Levolux impresses in Washington

Conceived by a group of artists more than 10 years ago, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington state, USA recently opened to critical acclaim, showcasing the very latest eco-building technology, including a motorised solar shading solution from Levolux.... View Article