Delve Architects complete first residential scheme

Delve Architects has completed its first residential project in Nunhead, South London, and it’s just been shortlisted for an NLA ‘Don’t Move, Improve’ Award. The existing, somewhat unloved, traditional Victorian house has been completely transformed by Delve to provide a... View Article

An Active Resolution for 2020

At the start of each year it’s customary to make resolutions for the year ahead which, it is hoped, will encourage positive changes. Of course, for all the best intentions, after a few days, weeks or (occasionally) months, these commitments... View Article

Stepnell announces refocused business structure

Construction specialist Stepnell has announced a new streamlined corporate structure to better address the challenges ahead and meet its 2021 vision. The firm will focus on improved financial performance, customer satisfaction and a great employee experience, which will be leveraged... View Article

Sanderson Contracts cease trading

The directors of Sanderson Contracts Limited have, regrettably, taken the decision to cease trading with immediate effect leading to 34 anticipated job losses. Following a review of the company’s financial position, notice has been filed with the Court of the... View Article

Does your property tick the accessibility box?

With issues of inclusivity hitting the headlines daily, the voice of those with disabilities is becoming stronger. However, in the area of private and public rented housing there is still need for accessibility to be further embraced. Here Stuart Reynolds,... View Article

Secure design: making access control about more than safety

Access control technology is becoming about much more than safeguarding or tracking how a user moves around a space or building Whether designing offices, homes or hotels, architects should remember that users don’t just value the security of their personal... View Article

The social kitchen

Mark Elmore, head of design at Fisher & Paykel highlights the need for a social kitchen in the home As designers of kitchen appliances, we believe that great kitchens are crucial to wellbeing. The kitchen is the heart of the... View Article

Is home heating set for a period of change?

Over the last 10 years it’s become clearer than ever that we can’t go on heating our homes by burning fossil fuels such as gas and oil. As effective as these fuels are, they release carbon into the atmosphere, a... View Article

Alderley Park Sports Complex opens to public

A new gym and sports complex in Cheshire has recently been unveiled and is welcoming its first wave of energetic visitors Designed by Pozzoni Architecture on behalf of property developers Bruntwood SciTech, the £4m Alderley Park Sports Complex boasts a... View Article