Industrial inspiration

A three-year labour of love by its owner, Blowinghouse Mill sits in a quiet valley in Cornwall. Simon Williams bought the building and the 2.3 acres that surround it in 2015 with the intention of salvaging this end of the... View Article

A redesign by Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture

Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture redesigns a mixed-use building to house the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Fondation Francois Sommer in the heart of the Marais – Paris, France A place for exhibitions, a workplace, a public place as well as one of... View Article

No compromise

Replacing a single-storey bungalow with a highly contemporary two-storey house of bold geometric forms – built to take in views across Poole Harbour – was a quest for minimalist perfection for one self-builder In a road where modest 1960s bungalows... View Article

Housing market waits for election result

The UK housing market is still on hold, pending election results, with the November 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey continuing to show a cautious approach from buyers and sellers.  Demand from prospective buyers, new instructions to sell, and sales, all... View Article

Why timber needs to be in the frame

Malcolm Thomson of Scotframe explains why he believes timber frame is the ‘gold standard’ for modern construction and why we should all be thinking about fabric-first approaches Offsite timber frame construction allows homes to be built faster and to a... View Article

Berkeley Group publishes interim results

The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (“Berkeley”) has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 October 2019, publishing the following highlights: Delivering for all stakeholders 1,389 homes delivered – Berkeley delivers more than 10% of London’s new... View Article

Efficiency is key for new build buyers

As the winter months approach, homeowners and renters will be thinking about their energy spend, and how to avoid the inevitable bill stresses that come with heating a home. Prospective house buyers are encouraged to consider the energy efficiency credentials... View Article