L’Exotique takes shape in Monaco

The new L’Exotique development in Monaco is taking shape and is on schedule to welcome new residents in 2022. Perched on the cliff edge and boasting spectacular sea views, L’Exotique Monaco is just one of several new super-prime developments that... View Article

Adding longevity to the sustainability debate

It is a fundamental of good design that buildings and structures should be safe and that measures to enhance their  environmental performance should not compromise this essential requirement. Steve Thompson, Managing Director for specialist steel framing manufacturer EOS, adds longevity... View Article

Specifying commercial cladding refurbishment

James Burton, Sales Manager at specialist coating manufacturer Bradite, advises what to consider when refurbishing commercial and industrial cladding. Cladding – the profiled exterior and predominately metal finish to industrial and commercial buildings, is mostly coated in the production process... View Article

Kathleen Fontana becomes RICS President 2020-21

Kathleen Fontana has become President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Her inauguration as President took place on Friday 20 November after the RICS Annual General Meeting 2020, chaired by Time Neal, the outgoing RICS President. Kath is... View Article

GeoCeramica paving tops off Greenford Quay development

Brett Landscaping has supplied its GeoCeramica porcelain paving for the roof terraces and public spaces of a major new mixed-use development in London, overlooking the Grand Union Canal. More than 1400 m2 of GeoCeramica has been installed across the communal... View Article

HS2’s Interchange Station wins sustainability gold award

Arup’s design for HS2’s Interchange station received a gold award in this year’s World Architecture News (WAN) awards ceremony. The awards bring together the most senior and influential professionals from across Architecture internationally to recognise and celebrate excellence. This year’s... View Article

MVRDV tops out Radio Tower & Hotel in Manhattan

MVRDV’s first high rise project under construction in the United States has topped out. Radio Tower & Hotel reflects the diversity and vibrancy of the existing fabric and communities in New York City’s Washington Heights neighbourhood. Located on Amsterdam Avenue... View Article

£3.5M Extension Work Completes at De Montfort University

The Yard, a brand-new multi-million–pound extension that will significantly increase the capacity of De Montfort University’s Business and Law Faculty, has now completed. The four-storey building, which has been designed by CPMG Architects and constructed by principal contractor Clegg Construction, is an extension of the existing Hugh Aston building.  The ground floor is home to a Student Advice... View Article