£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

The Timeless Elegance of white doors

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Simplicity in design is often thought to be the secret to creating timeless fashions and one way to achieve that desired blank canvas, is by using flush white doors.  This opportunity to rejuvenate and add a fresh... View Article

F.H. Brundle balcony products complete luxury spa development

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Quality F.H Brundle hardware products have provided the finishing touch to a stunning multimillion-pound development. A luxury spa was added to the existing buildings of The Olde Belle hotel and restaurant in Retford, Nottinghamshire, including a unique... View Article

Grenfell insulation manufacturer behaved “unethically”

The company behind Grenfell Tower’s insulation presented “deliberately misleading” testing for the project’s refurbishment, according to its former product manager. Jonathan Roper, who formerly worked at Celotex Insulation, told the public inquiry that he had been made to “lie for... View Article

Gun Quarter set for £35m sustainable build-to-rent development

Planning permission has been granted to Claridge Architects to construct a £35 million, 203-unit build-to-rent property on Hanley Street in Birmingham’s historic Gun Quarter. The residential-led, mixed use proposal on behalf of Czero Developments will deliver a sustainable, high quality... View Article

NYC’s Newest Public Park Unveiled

New York City now has a beautiful new public park on the Upper West Side to be enjoyed by visitors of all ages: Waterline Square Park. Designed by acclaimed landscape architecture firm Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, this coveted green space... View Article

A minaret from Germany

After almost eight years of construction work, the Prayer Hall of the Grand Mosque in Algiers, the “Djamaâ el Djazaïr”, consecrated and opened to the general public for the first time on the occasion of the Muslim Mawlid an-Nabi holiday... View Article

Rockwell unveils elegant living with launch of Vetro, Canary Wharf

Rockwell has announced the launch of Vetro offering limited edition beautifully crafted and considered homes on West India Dock Road, Westferry. Conveniently located just yards from Westferry DLR Station, Vetro’s 47 timeless and elegant apartments will provide uninterrupted views overlooking... View Article

Cerys’ Palace in Crystal Palace

This project sits in the Church Road Conservation Area in Crystal Palace, South London and consists of a complete refurbishment of a beautiful, historic five-bedroom house and a rear extension Unlike with many other projects, the brief here was not... View Article

The Donum Estate commissions David Thulstrup to transform Donum Home

The Donum Estate, the award-winning Pinot Noir producer featuring a monumental sculpture collection located in the acclaimed wine region of Sonoma County, has commissioned award-winning Danish architect and designer David Thulstrup to transform Donum Home. Construction will commence immediately and... View Article

Using daylight to create a brighter future

By Russell Ager, Managing Director of Crittall Windows As winter approaches and the days shorten many people – office workers, students, home owners – look back on the long days of summer with a sense of regret. Daylight flooding into... View Article

Passive learnings

Natural materials have been carefully transplanted by Architype into London’s leafy suburbia to create the UK’s largest school designed to Passivhaus specifications to date. Sébastien Reed reports With state secondary schools in the London Borough of Sutton (LBS) experiencing an... View Article