Calatrava’s World Trade Center Oculus opens

Following opening to the public in August, the elliptical Oculus designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava in lower Manhattan recently saw the first opening of its skylight to commemorate the 11 September attacks. The 160 ft-tall, steel and glass structure functions as... View Article

Benoy Unveils Design within Shanghai’s HARBOUR CITY

Benoy is excited to reveal its design for ‘Gala Avenue Westside’ – a future mixed-use scheme set within the major Lujiazui HARBOUR CITY development. Appointed as the Masterplanner, Architect and Interior Designer, Benoy will deliver the full scope for the... View Article

Kingspan TEK and OPTIM-R achieve BES 6001 certification

Kingspan Insulation is once again taking the lead on responsible business practices as its TEK and OPTIM-R product ranges became the first in their respective classes to achieve ‘Very Good’ BES 6001: Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products certification. The certificate... View Article

New landmark office building completes in Thames Valley

Aukett Swanke has completed No 1 Forbury Place, a 185,000sqft Grade A officedevelopment that brings Central London design standards to Reading, Berkshire. Developed speculatively by owners M&G and development manager Bell Hammer on a site adjacent to Reading railway station,... View Article

IBI Group appointed to regenerate Southend

IBI Group has been appointed by Southend Borough Council to provide design and urban planning services to drive forward their Better Queensway Project. The Better Queensway project will regenerate the Queensway area of Southend by providing housing, shops, community facilities and... View Article

Sarnafil Plus supports clients through regulation change

Clients and facilities managers required to meet the updated Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) when embarking on a roof refurbishment need look no further than Sarnafil Plus, Sika Sarnafil’s flagship refurbishment offer. The Sarnafil Plus service is designed... View Article