It has been a turbulent time for the UK housing market, with political and economic instability pushing mortgage rates up to a 7.2 percent high at the end of 2022. After years of skyrocketing house prices and record-low interest rates, the market is now in a period of fluctuation.
Construction industry charity CRASH has offered heartfelt thanks to the construction companies who helped raise more than £85,000 in the CRASH Christmas card appeal.
The Instagram generation is leading the way on how to capture the beauty of design. More so than ever, we are appreciating more eye-catching interiors for sharing on the gram. It’s simply the place to be to get noticed.
Some of the biggest companies in the construction sector have united in their support of the 2022 CRASH charity Christmas card appeal. With the deadline for participation on the horizon CRASH is calling on more construction companies to take their final chance to make a pledge to the industry’s Christmas card appeal.
Director of Wood for Good, Andy Leitch, discusses the role of sustainable forestry in the UK and how sustainably-produced timber can be used in design and construction to help deliver our net-zero targets.
Carl Bailey, Regional Technical Manager for Elevate (formerly Firestone Building Products), explains what to consider when specifying and installing a waterproofing system for a green roof.
In the summer of 2022, Biome became the new reality for the inhabitants of Avenue Emile Zola and Rue Violet in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. This new venue is the culmination of a five-year project involving two Parisian architect practices.
Nathan Wilkinson studied architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff, which included a year out in Saltaire at Rance Booth & Smith. After graduating, Nathan moved to London, where he joined David Wood Architects (DWA), remaining there until he passed his professional exams. After leaving DWA, Nathan formed arc7 design with a colleague, where he stayed until 2007 when, with a young family, he returned to Yorkshire and joined Brewster Bye Architects (BBA), becoming a Director in 2013. Here, Nathan runs through some career highlights with FC&A.
Airports have experienced unprecedented challenges in recent times, with the impact of major changes like Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic on top of the growing demand for international travel. With no sign of slowing down, it is important to consider how the design of airports can be futureproofed for growth, success and sustainability.