New report says UK energy policy should focus on sustainable buildings

£12.1 billion could be saved every year between now and 2050 if the UK’s energy policy would prioritise the construction of greener buildings, according to a report published earlier this (more…)

Six of Britain’s best buildings compete for 2014 Stirling Prize

The shortlist for a prestigious award was recently announced by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

RIBA’s Stirling Prize is awarded annually to (more…)

Praise for successful redesign of Ditchling Museum

The Museum of Art and Craft in Ditchling, Sussex, has been revamped by Adam Richards Architects to great critical acclaim.

The building houses a collection of (more…)

What makes architecture a great career path?

When selecting a career to pursue, you need to consider many factors and variables such as personal enjoyment and earnings. Architecture is a great career path to follow, and these are some of the reasons (more…)

Shortlist announced for Welsh architecture award

Six very different buildings have made it onto the shortlist for a Welsh Design Commission architecture prize, ranging from a refurbished ruined chapel to a community theatre.

Over the next few weeks, the judges will (more…)

Ottawa eco-village plans approved

In Canada, a company has recently submitted plans to the City of Ottawa concerning an eco-village it hopes to construct on waterfront and island areas in the Ottawa River.

The city’s mayor gave (more…)

Five personality traits that make a good architect

An amazing opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic, young trainee architect to join a vibrant and friendly group of architects.

Working within the business’ Chester studio, this role would suit a dedicated and enthusiastic person that is willing to learn and would be keen to take on further training. Revit experience is essential but above all we are looking for someone with a personable and positive attitude that is keen to develop their career in the industry.

The role is offered on full time basis based within the walls of Chester City.

If this sounds of interest, send your CV with a covering email to

For an architect to be viewed as successful, a lot of hard work needs to be put in so that the necessary qualifications and experience are gained. However, it is also handy to possess certain qualities and characteristics that make you stand out against (more…)