RCC Headquarters – the practice’s first office building in Russia opens

The RCC Headquarters in Ekaterinburg has officially opened. The practice’s first office building in Russia, the building reimagines the conventional cellular office to set new standards in quality, comfort and flexibility. The 15-storey building’s innovative modular office units are enveloped in an energy efficient enclosure, which provides a distinctive... View Article

Emrys Architects Completes Two Former Craft Workshops

Emrys Architects have completely reworked two former craft workshops in Clerkenwell Green Conservation Area. Responding to heritage value, retained architectural features sit alongside sensitive interventions. Emrys Architects have completed two highly contextual restorations of 19th century buildings, for their client... View Article

The Skinners’ School, Kent

Bell Phillips Architects have completed a major new extension to The Skinners’ School in Royal Tunbridge Wells – the first completed education building for the practice. Arranged over three floors, the 1,187 m² new building responds to expanding pupil numbers... View Article

Budget 2021: a boost for construction?

An extension to the furlough scheme, a £10m MMC taskforce, a new ‘Infrastructure Bank’ totalling £12bn in capital, £15bn to be spent on the transition to net zero by 2050, an extension on the stamp duty holiday, and the introduction... View Article

New £2.4 Million Dinton Activity Centre is taking shape

Dinton Pastures new multi-million-pound activity centre, designed by HLM Architects, reached a major milestone on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January, as modules were lifted into place at the borough’s first net zero carbon building. The centre is set to... View Article

Leisure Experts Selected For New Waterfront Centre

Sports and leisure specialist GT3 Architects has been named as the architect for a new multi-million-pound leisure centre scheme for Hartlepool Borough Council. The Newcastle and Nottingham-based practice was selected to deliver the design for the new facility, which will be... View Article

New home registrations impacted by COVID-19

The number of new home registrations by UK housebuilders fell 23 per cent in 2020 as a result of Covid-19, according to figures released by the NHBC. Despite the overall decline, by the final quarter of the year registration levels... View Article

Andre Kikoski Architect completes 75 Kenmare in NoLita

The architecture of 75 Kenmare is about the fundamentals of materiality, solidity, and proportional clarity. Its poetic concrete facade is made out of the simplest of materials and executed with imaginative detailing to create a building with a timeless and... View Article

New Year, New Home: Graven Hill reveals latest range of custom build properties

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, Oxfordshire, has released a new selection of three and five-bedroom custom build properties, for buyers looking to kickstart the year with a new home.   Designed with modern family living in mind, The Swale and The Glade are positioned a short walk from Graven Hill’s ancient historic... View Article

Plans submitted for 30 homes in Northfield

Plans have been submitted to build 30 new homes on the site of the former Ross House medical facility in Northfield. SevenHomes, the regional housebuilder by SevenCapital Group, acquired the 2.4-acre brownfield site in August last year from the NHS.... View Article

Planning Submitted for ‘UK First’ Cohesive Use Development

Proposals for a ground-breaking, multi-million ‘cohesive use’ scheme in the centre of Nottingham have been revealed, featuring a combination of hotels, co-working space, apartments, green public realm and leisure facilities. Phase 1B – which is the flagship of The Island... View Article