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[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Architects who wish to take on the Crystal Palace project will have until the 20th of January to put their names down. According to bromleytimes.co.uk, after the search has been narrowed down to three candidates next Spring, the chosen architects will then be asked to prepare detailed submissions, as well as initial concept designs. The […]

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[4 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

British architects have been told to adopt building information modelling (BIM) systems or risk losing their competitive edge, reports bdonline.co.uk. Peter Hansford, who became the government’s chief construction adviser in July of last year, says the UK must become proficient in BIM or risk losing its billing as a world leader in architecture. As reported […]

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[13 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

British architecture is starting to show clear evidence that it is beginning to recover after the sector experienced its busiest period since 2008. According to dezeen.com, the Arch-Vision quarterly report shows that almost 60 per cent of British architects reported an increase in orders during the third quarter of this year in comparison to the […]

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[22 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

When it comes to designing the buildings of tomorrow, the trusty iPad is a welcome addition to any architect’s toolbox. From sketching out ideas, taking photos for inspiration and showing proposals to clients – Apple’s revolutionary tablet computer has opened up a world of opportunities for architects to plan, design and oversee their projects, all […]

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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Architects should be held accountable for buildings that fail to meet energy performance targets, industry figures have suggested. Sarah Cary, sustainable development executive for British Land, said architects had to come to terms with their liability when it came to energy performance. Introducing contractual obligations on energy performance Speaking at Open City’s Green Sky Thinking […]

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[21 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Schools, art galleries and nature reserves are all in the running for the hallowed Stirling Prize, having received awards of architectural excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Buildings of all shapes, sizes and costs, have made the cut in RIBA’s top 50 UK buildings in a year which it says has “revealed […]

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[24 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

From time to time, there is a great artist that changes the way we perceive masterpieces and other people and gives us new emotions. Still, humanity gives birth to visionaries in other domains as well. And architecture is yet another great field where these bright minds create marvels and change perspectives.

Here are 12 great builders that through their innovation spirit and devotion changed our world.

Legislation & Regulations, Sustainability, Technical »

[3 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on New BREEAM Technical Paper | ]

Corus has announced the publication of a new technical paper – ‘An Introduction to BREEAM for pre-finished steel industrial buildings’ – which takes an in-depth look at this environmental assessment method, and provides specifiers, building owners and clients with a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of having industrial buildings assessed within the BREEAM scheme.

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[9 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

Its always nice to see ambitious colour schemes used on the building envelope, and the Niekee School in the Netherlands is certainly a great example of this…