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Ground breaking moment at Commercial Quarter Site

Work on an iconic building, which symbolises Ashford’s enterprising approach towards economic development and growth, has begun. Adjacent to Ashford International Station and opposite the impressive new £26m Ashford College... View Article

Housing activity stutters in December

RICS UK Residential Market Survey, December 2016 Slow start to 2017 apparent as activity in the UK housing market stutters • Housing sales activity reduced during December as near term sales... View Article

Breeam Awards 2017 Global shortlist announced

The shortlist for the annual BREEAM Awards has been officially announced. Representing the best of the best of the world’s most sustainable buildings, the shortlist includes projects from France, Belgium,... View Article

The Curve completes in the Heart of Slough

Landmark £22m cultural hub is the centrepiece of Slough’s regeneration A dynamic team of architects, designers and consultants are celebrating the completion of the £22m cultural hub project, The Curve,... View Article

House purchase lending up 5% in November

On an unadjusted basis, in November: Home-owners borrowed £11bn for house purchase, up 5 per cent month-on-month and 2 per cent year-on-year. They took out 60,800 loans, up 5 per cent on October and up... View Article
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Latest Projects

Varso Tower, Warsaw

The construction of a new flagship development, Varso by international real estate developer HB Reavis, comprising three buildings including an office tower designed by Foster + Partners, has commenced with completion scheduled for 2020.  It presents a unique new hotspot... View Project

Reydon Grove Farm, Suffolk

Situated on the border of a working farm in Suffolk (UK), the Reydon Grove Farm has been designed as a long and narrow flat roofed pavillon, to give the building a sufficient magnitude and scale to correspond sizes of the... View Project

Clydebank Leisure Centre, Scotland

Located on the River Clyde, Clydebank Leisure Centre offered an opportunity to make a flagship architectural statement for this wider regeneration and also created challenges for the design and construction team. Gareth McKnight, the associate at Kennedy Fitzgerald who designed the... View Project

The Farm of 38° 30°

The Farm of 38° 30°, an iconic boutique dairy factory, designed by Istanbul based architectural studio Slash Architects, not only offers degustation for visitors, all the while exhibiting the production process of the dairy products of the farm, but also... View Project

Hilton Hotel, Bournemouth

Hilton Bournemouth, the latest property in the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, has achieved its soaring glass facade with panoramic views to the coast and across the popular seaside town thanks to extensive use of architectural aluminium systems from Metal... View Project

Crystal Houses, Amsterdam

The Crystal Houses project by Dutch architects MVRDV created an entirely transparent façade for the Chanel store on Amsterdam’s upmarket shopping street, PC Hooftstraat. Judges at the World Architecture Festival 2016 praised the architects for demonstrating “such invention and bravado by using... View Project

Greenwich Market

Greenwich Market has adapted over the centuries, but has its latest regeneration, realised in the wake of a high-profile failure, future-proofed it? Amy Dron finds out. First assigned to the commissioners of Greenwich Hospital in 1700, historic Greenwich Market moved... View Project

University of Leicester – Centre for Medicine

Over a kilometre of ‘earth tubes,’ offsite manufacture, and air tests using an aircraft engine were all required to make the UK’s largest Passivhaus building a reality. Passivhaus is the fastest-growing energy performance standard in the world, but in the UK... View Project

Opalia – Paris

A CLT office building currently on site in Paris is set to become an emblem of timber construction in France, as the country’s largest building of its kind. Jess Unwin speaks to its architects about how modern engineered timber is... View Project

The Aylesbury Estate, Walworth

The Aylesbury Estate, in Walworth, half a mile south east of Elephant & Castle in central London, is one of the capital’s notorious estates. Designed by architect Hans Peter ‘Felix’ Trenton in 1963 it was part of the boom in... View Project
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