FAKRO loses smear campaign against VELUX

FAKRO, Polish roof window competitor to VELUX, loses a complaint to the EU Commission, which since 2012 has been used as the basis for a smear campaign across most of Europe against The VELUX Group.  The European Commission rejected the... View Article

Leading design team appointed for Havering regeneration

A leading design team has been appointed to work on one of London’s biggest housing regeneration projects. Havering and Wates Regeneration LLP – the joint venture between the London Borough of Havering and Wates Residential – has appointed the consultant team... View Article

A synagogue fit for 21st century worship and community

Maidenhead synagogue acquired its building nearly 20 years and while some minor refurbishments had been undertaken it was becoming clear that a more significant investment was going to be required to meet the needs of the growing community. The initial... View Article

Triple Point Social Housing REIT plc

Acquisitions Update The Board of Triple Point Social Housing REIT plc (tickers: SOHO and SOHC) is pleased to announce that the Group has exchanged contracts on two supported housing properties, completed the acquisition of three supported housing properties and has acquired... View Article

Metal Technology facade for a ‘diamond’ finish

The former Thales site in the Gatwick Diamond area of Crawley has been transformed into a £19million office development. The offices, which have been let by South East Coast Ambulance Service, feature Metal Technology’s System 17 capped high-rise curtain walling... View Article

Stertil Combilok delivers on loading bay safety

The Combilok vehicle restraint system from Stertil Dock Products was developed exclusively to reduce the risk of unintentional vehicle movement on loading bays and offers a ‘safety net’ against poor communication by holding vehicles in one place until loading or... View Article

Royal Court Reaps Rewards at RIBA North West Awards

Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre, one of the city’s best-loved cultural institutions, has scooped three awards at the RIBA North West Awards: RIBA North West Award 2018, RIBA North West Conservation Award 2018 and RIBA National Award 2018. Commissioned by the... View Article

Orms gets greenlight to transform historic Portobello Dock

Following an invited competition, Orms were appointed by Portobello Dock Limited (part of Brockton Capital) to assess the opportunity to reimagine the West London site with a collection of new buildings, structures and open spaces. The site straddles both sides... View Article

Transparently innovative

The Francis Crick Institute is a unique research hub, dedicated to discovering how diseases behave. Larry Malcic of HOK explains to Jack Wooler how the building’s ‘transparent’ design benefits the vital work of the facility: Amassive state-of-the-art facility now sits... View Article

2018 RIBA National Awards announced

On 21 June 2018, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the 49 winners of the 2018 RIBA National Awards for architecture. The RIBA awards, which have been presented since 1966, recognise the best new buildings and provide an insight into... View Article