The Old Toll House, located on Clopton Bridge in Stratford-upon-Avon, was built over 200 years ago in 1814. With its crenelated roofline and gothic windows, it is a local landmark and important Grade I Listed building. It was used as a Toll House for 25 years, before it was shut down in 1839 due to the lack of toll money.
Mapei Are Sustainability - A global corporate focus to protect the earth, use energy and resources sustainably, minimise waste and develop and supply products with end user safety in mind. As a leading company in the global construction market the Mapei Group are taking further steps towards social responsibility - ethical behaviour, the quest for excellence and transparent communications are their corporate values and this year, will be showcasing their sustainability commitments through daily events at Clerkenwell Design Week 2018.
Cundall’s new Hong Kong office is a showcase in how to cost-effectively deliver a first-class office fit-out whilst creating a healthy, efficient and future-proof space that is both kind to the environment and puts the wellbeing of occupants at the heart of the design.
The new Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM) transforms a 1960s classic for cultural life into a new urban magnet for future generations.
The Jacobean House in Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire is a stunning seventeenth century Grade II* Listed building. Above the main entrance, to this day, is a panel with the following inscription:
The beginnings of Julia’s House Charity is a truly heart-warming one and shows how a person’s dream can become a reality and even exceed expectations.
When the Natural History Museum decided to replace its famous ‘Dippy’ the diplodocus exhibit with a new star exhibit – a real-life skeleton of a blue whale – design and engineering expertise from Lancashire provided a solution to balance all the elements.
Selectaglaze recently worked with Jesus College, part of the University of Cambridge, to improve heat efficiency and sustainability in a Grade II Listed building.
Sika Sarnafil has launched a new and improved ‘Successful Roof Refurbishment’ Continual Professional Development (CPD) seminar, aimed at those looking to specify high performance products for roof renovations.
There are many aspects to consider when designing a building – from the structural system and performance to the aesthetics and sustainability. Clearly the build cost plays a crucial part in the decision-making process – but does the lowest cost option really offer the best value?