Who To Hire When Renovating My House In Chichester?

So, you’re renovating your house in Chichester. When you’re remodeling your home, your main goal is always to make it look more beautiful and more comfortable. It is important to make sure that only the right people are working with... View Article

Firestopping and the design of penetration seals

A service penetration through a fire-separating element may well be viewed as a minor element of a compartment wall or floor, but their importance cannot be understated. We talk to Bob Westcombe, UK Fire Protection Manager at ROCKWOOL about mechanical... View Article

Extinguishing fire safety myths

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK... View Article

St Arthur Homes set for expansion as Shared Ownership surges

As demand for shared ownership housing increases nationwide, affordable housing provider St Arthur Homes is aiming for significant expansion and has made several new senior staff appointments as it ramps up its business. Since lockdown many registered providers have reported... View Article

Programme launches to prevent employee addiction crisis

e UK’s leading addiction treatment specialists UKAT have launched a new Addiction Awareness programme, aimed at helping those working in the Building & Construction trade across the country. The programme is set to support employers and employees as the Government... View Article

Building a retirement houseboat in Shoreham from scratch

Tata roofing system went up in just one day – By Southern Sheeting The Shoreham Houseboat community has been called “Britain’s wackiest street,” with more than 40 houseboats, ranging from a converted post-war German torpedo boat to a British gunboat... View Article

ZHA announces the design of 2 Murray Road

Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district, the 36-storey Murray Road project for Henderson Land replaces a multi-storey car park to create an urban oasis adjacent to Chater Garden within a short walking distance to both Central... View Article

Care Homes – time for a change

‘Care Homes should be seen very much places to go to live rather than places to die, their design should reflect this and we shouldn’t assume anything when anticipating tastes and preferences of older generations.’ James Potter of WGP Architects. When... View Article

New design body must meet the rural challenge, says CPRE

Commenting on the appointment of Nicholas Boys Smith to establish a new design body, Crispin Truman, chief executive at CPRE, the countryside charity, said: “Good quality design that promotes healthy, low carbon living can and should be the foundation of... View Article

Hankook Technoplex in Pangyo opens

Building on the successful partnership developed during the Hankook Technodome project – the company’s integrated R&D centre in Daejeon – Foster + Partners has designed Hankook’s new headquarters in Pangyo, on the outskirts of Seoul. The new building embraces several... View Article

We need beauty to survive

Open letter from Lina Ghotmeh On the 4th of August 2020 just before 18h00, while I had just arrived to Beirut from Paris, a massive explosion hit the city, erasing its beating heart by the Port. Killing more than 191... View Article

FMB Elects First Woman National President

Members of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have elected Jan Etchells as their new National President at their Annual General Meeting, held virtually on 18 September. Jan, of Syntonic Kitchen Technicians Limited, and a long-term member of the FMB’s... View Article