Whole earth approach

A new district has been created near Montpellier that brings together 400 homes of different tenures, in a holistic design that helps buildings blend into a former quarry site. Jack Wooler reports The new Mas de Rochet district in Castelnau-le-Lez,... View Article

Playing partner

When it was commissioned to double the size of an established golf resort with ambitions to host the Ryder Cup, architects ReardonSmith paid sympathetic tribute to the original historic manor house The daunting brief from the owner of Adare Manor,... View Article

Hidden benefits for hotel interiors

Powermatic door closers deliver outstanding performance in fire resistance and accessibility, but it is their concealment that brings a host of benefits for hotel projects, making them the specifier’s choice for hotel interiors. Fitting neatly between the door and frame,... View Article

Contractor announced for next phase of Wellington Place

Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has appointed Wates Construction as building contractor for 4 Wellington Place. With work on site due to start next month, 4 Wellington Place becomes the seventh building due for completion by Wates Construction on the site, continuing on... View Article

LOM selected to design new Santander UK technology hub

LOM architecture and design has been selected to design a state-of-the-art facility that will be Santander’s new world-class digital hub workplace facility. Located in Milton Keynes, the new complex is anticipated to open in 2022, subject to planning, and is... View Article

Remmers showcase at W18/Elements Exhibition

Environmentally-friendly and sustainable aren’t just buzzwords for Remmers (UK) Ltd, who will showcase their new LW-722 stain finish at the W18/Elements Exhibition which starts on 30th September. Replacing fossil fuels with biomass process technology, they have used cutting edge technology... View Article

RIBA launches consultation on new fire safety guidance

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (18 September 2018) launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety.  Following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in June 2017, the RIBA has consistently called for... View Article

Pegasus Group secure consent for 64 homes on appeal

Outline planning permission for an additional 64 new homes on a previously approved residential development has been secured on appeal. National consultancy Pegasus Group, on behalf of W.H. Kerkham, won approval on appeal from the Borough Council of Kings Lynn... View Article

Frontier Pitts launches LPS1175 Platinum gate range

As the Market Leader of perimeter security equipment, Frontier Pitts are constantly identifying the ever-changing security threats and have now further developed their Automatic High Security Gate portfolio to provide an Intruder Resistant “Platinum” range successfully proven to resist attack... View Article