BDP wins Copperas Hill competition

BDP has won the commission to design the £80 million scheme to remodel the former Royal Mail Centre on Copperas Hill in Liverpool city centre for Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). The project was won against tough competition including Sheppard... View Article

Derelict land transformed into family homes

A run-down area of Knowle has been transformed into a development of affordable family homes by Bath-based housing and support organisation Curo. Among the first residents to have moved into the new houses is working mum, Louise Partridge (picture supplied),... View Article

Impact sound solution

The recent refurbishment and loft conversion at Lairhillock Lodge required a solution for the floors where impact sound was kept to a minimum. KW Contractors Ltd consulted with SIG Insulation in Aberdeen, who recommended Profloor Ecoroll and Profloor Ecoroll Adhesive, supplied... View Article

h2o architectes reveal Epée de Bois-Nursery

This project consists in the extension and rehabilitation of a nursery for 24 children. The nursery is located on a very tight and narrow site, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings. The extension of the nursery is an... View Article

Winning Bronze

Visitors to the newly redeveloped Adelaide Oval – one of Australia’s most iconic sports venues – will now be greeted by a dramatic, cantilevered curved form over the main entrance, created from over 4,000 individual panels of Nordic Bronze from... View Article

Capita designs plans for Chipping Campden School revamp

Capita’s architecture team has completed a study on behalf of Chipping Campden School in the Cotswolds for a new masterplan which also includes a new drama, performance and education venue. The school, which is situated in one of Britain’s most... View Article

Flagship mixed-use scheme contract win for NG Bailey

NG Bailey’s Engineering division has clinched a £4.5 million mechanical & electrical (M&E) installation contract as part of a flagship £25 million development that is helping to advance Reading’s bid to gain ‘city’ status. Working alongside main contractor, Galliford Try,... View Article

North East architects invited to design a Mongolian ministry

A North East architecture practice has been invited to put forward design plans for a landmark building in UIan Bator, the capital city of Mongolia. With a growing reputation for delivering sustainable architecture in the old Soviet-state, Gateshead-based practice, Gradon... View Article

Promat product portfolio goes on display at museum project

The Riverside Museum, Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel in Glasgow has installed a combination of Promat passive fire protection products to provide a robust fire protection and means of escape. “We worked closely with project architects Zaha Hadid and... View Article

Art deco building returning to its stylish roots

Aberdeen-based Knight Property Group has announced the next phase in its landmark £35million development of The Capitol. Principal Contractor, Andrew Cowie Construction, will complete the complex, 16-week demolition of the former nightclubs and auditorium early this month, before attention turns... View Article

Quality awards for 14 Redrow site managers

Taking Pride in the Job has paid off for 14 Redrow Homes’ site managers who have been ranked among the top 3% in the UK. Some 15,000 site managers were assessed by judges in the National House Building Council (NHBC)... View Article