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Allplan 2018-1

ALLPLAN announces the new BIM solution Allplan 2018-1

Leading European provider of BIM solutions, Allplan, has released its latest version of its market-leading BIM solution Allplan 2018-1 for architects, and structural and civil engineers
Memorandum of Understanding

CIOB and CIAT renew their Memorandum of Understanding

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) have reaffirmed their commitment to collaboration and partnership by renewing their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
Extreme Conference

2018 Bluebeam Extreme Conference attendees to receive hands-on training of Revu...

Industry professionals and thought leaders from top European architecture, engineering and construction firms are meeting in London from 18-19 April for the 2018 Bluebeam Extreme Conference Europe

Wood Awards 2018 opens its call for entries

The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2018 call for entries. Anyone involved in a UK-based wood project is invited to enter and has until 25 May to submit their applications
How Solibri is pioneering excellence in the industry

How Solibri is pioneering excellence in the industry

In this year's Solibri Journal, founder and CEO Heikki Kulusjärvi discusses changes within the company and how Solibri is ensuring excellence This year’s Solibri Journal...

Winners announced for the BREEAM Awards 2018

The winners of the BREEAM Awards 2018, for building projects and professionals with astonishing achievements in sustainability, were revealed at London’s ExCel on 6 March
Reflective Insulation Guide

Actis launches in-depth Reflective Insulation Guide

Insulation specialist Actis has launched the latest in its series of in-depth how to guides, with the new addition designed to help architects and specifiers use the right products for their projects
Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

Habinteg release 3rd Edition of Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

The third edition Habinteg’s Wheelchair Housing Design Guide has been authored by experts from the Centre for Accessible Environments and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section – Housing

Bennetts takes on its largest DfMA project

Bennett Architectural will undertake its largest DfMA project to date, providing high quality glazing solutions for the £350m New Grange Hospital in Cwmbran, South Wales
AEC and blockchain

AEC and blockchain technology

Advances in software and hardware go hand-in-hand with evolution of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, but how could blockchain technology facilitate digital transformation within the sector?
Springfield Campus

University of Wolverhampton submits new plans for its Springfield Campus

New plans have been submitted by the University of Wolverhampton for its School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus development
building products

BBA teams up with SpecifiedBy to support use of approved building...

The British Board of Agrement is working with website SpecifiedBy to make it easier for architects and specifiers to select BBA-approved building products

Graitec Ltd – Structural analysis and design software

Graitec Ltd (part of the Graitec Group) are an international Autodesk Platinum Reseller and Structural Analysis & Design software developer.
design stage

RIBA and BIM: How design is fundamental to the process

Ryan Simmonds, sales director of framing at voestalpine Metsec plc, explains why it’s vital to invest more time in the design stage than at any other point in the process and how working with the right partners early on can change how a project develops

How to make the most of sketchup

Whether you’re a seasoned pro in the world of CAD or are getting to grips with your very first project, SketchUp offers a simple way to construct and visualise an architectural design concept that can be shared with clients and customers alike
landscape furniture

The story behind Stratic landscape furniture

Marshalls has announced the launch of a new collection of landscape furniture – Stratic is a fully coordinated collection, which consists of a seat, bench, litter bin, mixed recycle litter bin, planter, cycle stand and LED Marker

How drexus pave drain is set to change the face of...

For centuries drainage has been considered a purely functional element of any design. So much so that it’s often something landscape architects try to squirrel away and hide – anything to ensure it doesn’t detract from the overall look and feel of the space that’s being created
Growth Programme

London’s Growth Programme

Hiro Aso and Ian Mulcahey from global architecture and design practice Gensler share their thoughts on London’s unprecedented
Natural stone

Telling stories with natural stone

‘Every stone tells a story’ proclaims a poster campaign in the capital’s Tube stations to promote the ever popular Crown Jewels exhibition at the Tower of London. While those particular gems may have dazzled from the finery of assorted monarchs down the centuries, natural stone can be just as eye-catching.
world’s first growing architecture

Proposal to create “world’s first growing architecture” wins BSRIA competition

A radical proposal to create the “world’s first growing architecture”, involving tree-like buildings that absorb CO2, has won the BSRIA and Designing Buildings Wiki tomorrow’s challenges in today’s buildings competition
innovation centre

New £50m national innovation centre receives approval

Permission has been granted to build a major new development in the heart of Newcastle which will connect university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop the skills needed to solve real world problems
wood awards

Winners of the wood awards 2017 announced

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced at a ceremony held yesterday (21 November) at Carpenters’ Hall in London
architecture of the city

Future now: Examining the changing architecture of the city

From rotating apartment blocks to open-sided office buildings – what does the future hold for the architecture of the city? Oasys – specialists in building design software – explore some new cutting-edge structures and how they have become a reality
Vijay Patel Building

Vijay Patel Building scoops prestigious award

The team responsible for the transformational Vijay Patel Building at De Montfort University, which inspires some of the UK’s most talented art and design graduates, have scooped a prestigious award
Photographic store

Photographic store opens with state-of-the-art design

Ormerod Sutton Architects (OSA) has launched its latest project – a significant national contract with Wex Photo Video to design the UK’s largest photographic store, which was fitted out by NBC Contracting Ltd
Hardwood CLT

Hardwood CLT at the forefront in Indiana

Design firm IKD has unveiled the first hardwood CLT (cross-laminated timber) structure in the United States at the 2017 Exhibit Columbus exhibition