A new building in the grounds of historic Trinity College, Oxford, illustrates how 21st Century environmental performance can be married seamlessly with traditional aesthetic requirements.

Working in partnership with Jonathan Tuckey Design, Vale Southern Construction has constructed an award-winning sustainable building, which is home to a theatre in the grounds of an independent Berkshire school.

With local councils and housebuilders under pressure to reach targets of 340,000 homes every year until 2031, there is a danger that sustainability will take a back seat. But just how can developers and local councils step up and begin to make a difference?

After winning several student design awards and graduating with first-class honours from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Mark Ellson joined Holmes Miller as a Part 2 Assistant in 2005. Flash forward to 2022, and he sits at the helm of the practice as Holmes Miller’s Director. Here, FC&A learns how Mark went from a budding architectural assistant to the leader of an award-winning architecture practice.

Ian Rogers, Sales Director at Gilberts Blackpool, one of Britain’s leading independent air movement specialists, considers how to specify compliant ventilation in commercial environments.

UFCM and Ace Concrete Flooring were called upon when a heating solution was needed for a new centre for disabled children in north east England.

Firestone Building Products is proud to announce that it is adopting the Holcim name and brand identity, becoming the Holcim Building Envelope division of its Solutions & Products Business Unit.

‘Satellite’ has arrived on the scene, a unique range of finishes developed by Powdertech Corby Ltd. Theses finishes have mesmerising metallic and pearlescent effects with a depth of colour unrivalled in a one-coat application.

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