The Mersey Waters Enterprise Zone was one of the first four locations established by the Government, designed to attract investment and accelerate growth.
Alongside the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia, a striking new arena has opened its doors featuring Reynaers curtain walling and architectural aluminium systems.
Accoya, the world-leading modified wood product manufactured by Accsys Technologies, has been used to provide timber doors, brise soleil shading and external timber cladding to a number of new facilities at Airfield, a popular urban visitor attraction in south Dublin, Ireland.
Behnisch Architects has once again demonstrated its holistic approach to sustainable architecture at a private residence in Stuttgart. The extension to the building, which was originally constructed in the 1930s, respects the environment while improving the quality of life for the users – all in equal measure.
High House Production Park in Thurrock has become a thriving centre of excellence for the backstage arts. Its latest addition is the new Bob & Tamar Manoukian Costume Centre for the Royal Opera House, dedicated to the specialised construction and storage of costumes for opera and ballet.
A new work and retail space for a bakery at the RIBA Stirling Prize nominated Neo Bankside reflects the building’s contemporary style while staying true to its handmade, artisanal nature and ethos. Jonathan Harvey, Director at Holland Harvey Architects, explains more.
Michael Metcalfe, Commercial Sales Manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, explains how coloured glass has been used to create an architectural landmark in the centre of Stoke-on-Trent, one reminiscent of the city’s past.
Synthetic rubber roofing membranes specialist, Firestone Building Products, has recently supplied the thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) roof for the ‘Reception Building’ of a ‘natural burial ground’ in Merseyside designed by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCB).
A pioneering South Wales developer has set the standard for sustainability excellence at its flagship housebuilding project – fitting eight properties with exhaust air heat pump (EAHP) systems.
When Andrew Marston stumbled across a moored WWII Ferro concrete barge on the Penryn harbour in Cornwall, he saw beyond the rust – envisaging a workshop space bringing together functionality, contemporary design and sustainable living.