Design contest launched to refurbish London location

A new architectural competition has been announced by the City of London Corporation with an aim to bring new life to Finsbury Park Gardens. While once hosting a bowling green, for over 10 (more…)

Parish council approves Dorset extension

Now a residential property, the Old School House in the Dorset village of Puncknowle is presently occupied by a young couple who plan to add to the building with a double-storey extension.

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How is social distancing affecting architecture?

In recent years, architectural design has revolved around people interacting with two main built environments – where we live and where we work. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, these (more…)

How to make your office safe for social distancing

For the most part, architectural office designs have been focused on uniting people and helping them to work together in shared spaces while interacting with a built environment using their hands. In the wake of (more…)

Manchester building project aims for superior sustainability

In an investment worth £350m, project leaders for a new arena planned for east Manchester aim to create the most sustainable venue in the UK.

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Renovation plans push ahead for derelict Chester pub

A scheme to revamp a disused pub in Chester that will see it transformed into luxury accommodation has successfully obtained council approval.

The green light, awarded to (more…)

Progress made for pre-school relocation plans

Brockenhurst Pre-School in Hampshire has successfully taken another step in its plans to move to a new site as part of a building project costing £60,000.

The pre-school has been (more…)

Council approves extensive newbuild schemes

Plans to construct hundreds of homes have now received a green light from East Yorkshire Council.

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Oxford college chooses sustainable design for visitor centre

A new visitor centre has been completed at Christ Church College in Oxford with sustainable features, including a thatch roof and natural building materials.

The extensive project at (more…)

What building work can be safely carried out during the COVID-19 lockdown?

You might be working on a home extension, renovating a second property or planning on upgrading your architrave, but whatever project you were planning, the recent coronavirus outbreak is (more…)

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