Energy-efficient buildings not being run efficiently

A recent study by Washington State University (WSU) found that many owners of low-energy facilities are not getting the most from them.

The study showed that the occupants of buildings who had received (more…)

Wirral Grade II-listed building saved

After an intervention by English Heritage, historic public baths in Birkenhead will be given special protection status.

This is a major victory for campaigners in the (more…)

UK to get new home-sizing regulations

Following a campaign by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the British Government has confirmed plans to introduce minimum size standards for all new UK houses.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has set out (more…)

Confidence in the future is high amongst architects

The latest Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Future Trends survey showed that architects in the UK are optimistic about the future.

The RIBA Future Trends Workload Index grew from (more…)

RIBA announces plans for an exhibition of Mackintosh’s work

Next year, architects and members of the public will have the chance to view some of the drawings and models that the great Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh produced during his life.

The Royal Institute of (more…)