5 of London’s most iconic buildings made with ash

Modern, unique, iconic – London’s skyline is recognised around the world. But did you know some of it is built with ash? London’s historic relationship with its power system is clear to see in its skyline. Old decommissioned power stations,... View Article

Caesarstone presents Stone Age Folk by Jaime Hayon

Unveiled at the neoclassical Palazzo Serbelloni, leading quartz manufacturer Caesarstone presents “Stone Age Folk” by Jaime Hayon, the pinnacle event of their year-long collaboration with the world renowned Spanish designer for the 2017 Designer Collaboration Programme. Inspired by flora, fauna and folklore... View Article

UCL School of Management

Armourcoat polished plaster has been specified for the UCL (University College London) School of Management at its new space on 38th floor of the iconic One Canada Square, Canary Wharf in London. The unique space, designed by leading architects Levitt... View Article

Park Regis Birmingham and Rofuto

Park Regis Birmingham, part of the StayWell hospitality Group, is a brand new upscale four-star luxury hotel with 253 well-appointed guest rooms in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre on Broad Street. The hotel offers a modern and contemporary ambience... View Article

The grill from Ipanema – Anibal Building, Rio de Janeiro

The Anibal Building in Ipanema, Rio, is a low-rise office block that neatly reflects the Brazilian city’s flair for original and unusual building facades, as Ray Philpott discovers. Architects Bernardes Arquitetura faced some complex challenges when they set out to... View Article

Origamitecture – Val-de-Fontenay bank, Paris

The new office complex for bank Société Générale in Val-de-Fontenay, eastern Paris, resembles three folds in a giant sheet of paper ­– formed from over 200 km of reconstituted Japanese wood strips. Stephen Cousins investigates. Faced with the task of... View Article

Artisan panel doors grace luxury Surrey mansion

Specialist door manufacturer, Ahmarra Door Solutions have supplied bespoke panel doors for ‘Westbourn’, a newly-built luxury mansion in the Surrey countryside by leading luxury property developer, Hencan. Ahmarra worked closely with the developer, Hencan to select Blenheim 2-panel doors in... View Article

ISG commences £32 million Central Square Cardiff office scheme

ISG has secured its second major contract with developer Rightacres at the prestigious Central Square development in Cardiff – winning a £32.5 million new build office scheme. The win further strengthens ISG’s presence at this city gateway location, adjacent to Cardiff Central... View Article

An industrial building within the environmental context

Anatolia Tiles, a warehouse and administration building designed by Iglo Architects in Izmir, Turkey draws attention with its architectural style that establishes a bond with its surroundings and its internal functions designed within the framework of employee comfort and productivity... View Article

Work commences on 3 Glass Wharf by Darling Associates

Development will celebrate Bristol’s industrial heritage while raising the bar for office design. Construction has started on 3 Glass Wharf, a major new 111,600 sq.ft. office headquarters building in Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone, designed by award winning architects, interior... View Article

Northcot Brick project wins 2016 Stirling Prize

One of Northcot Brick’s flagship building projects, the Newport Street Gallery has won the prestigious 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building. Awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Stirling Prize is presented... View Article