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warehouse in Dartford,

Plans granted for £200m warehouse in Dartford

Plans have been given the go-ahead to Tritax Big Box and Bericote Properties for a 2.3 million sq ft warehouse in Dartford.
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

Morrison wins £42m National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

Morrison Construction has been awarded a £42m contract to build the new flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility.

BRE launches version 6 of BREEAM In-Use

BRE has launched version 6 of BREEAM In-Use with added emphasis on resilience to climate change, social value and circular economy principles.
innovation centre,

ISG to deliver Sky’s new innovation centre

ISG has secured a contract with Sky to deliver a new innovation centre at its campus in Osterley, West London.
BREEAM Awards 2020,

BRE reveals winners of BREEAM Awards 2020

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has revealed the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2020, which recognises projects and organisations that provide performance, replicability and innovation.
green building, Sustainable timber construction panel

The importance of green building to promote wellbeing and sustainability

Sustainable timber construction panel manufacturer, MEDITE SMARTPLY explores the importance of a green building rating system to promote wellbeing and sustainability.
Modular building, Wernick,

Wernick’s new office pushes the limits of modular construction

Designed by Wernick’s in-house architectural team, the new modular building uses its Swiftplan® system to achieve an EPC rating of ‘A’ and BREEAM 'Excellent' standard.
commercial building, 20 Ropemaker Street,

Skanska secures £240m commercial building contract in London

Skanska has secured a £240m commercial building contract to construct 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London for Great Elm Assets Limited.
Grade A office, Heron Bros, The Paper Exchange,

Heron Bros to deliver multi-million pound Grade A office in Belfast

Construction company, Heron Bros, has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to deliver Grade A office space in Belfast.
Rothera Research Station, Antarctic,

Ramboll breaks ground on Antarctic Rothera Research Station facility

A new building to facilitate the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) ongoing climate related research in Antarctica breaks ground today (30 January) at their largest facility, Rothera Research Station.
Daylighting, insulation

Increasing daylight levels through insulation

Matthew Evans of Kingspan Insulation looks at the benefits of natural light in buildings and of adopting a holistic approach to daylighting design.
Black arrow, Blackthorne Point, warehouse development

Black Arrow warehouse development gets the green light

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has won a grant for planning permission for Black Arrow, a warehouse development at its Blackthorne Point industrial estate in Poyle.

GMI Group bags £25m Hilton York Piccadilly hotel contract

GMI Construction Group has been awarded a £25m contract by Avantis Hotels to build a 143-bedroom Hilton York Piccadilly hotel.
Embodied carbon in construction, BREEAM,

Embodied carbon: How much longer can we say “too difficult”?

Dan Doran, principal consultant at BREEAM, discusses embodied carbon in construction. He examines what action the industry should be taking now to avoid overshooting the ‘carbon budget’, and the role of lifecycle assessment in measuring and reducing embodied carbon.
PBC Today November,

PBC Today November 2019

With 2020 just around the corner, the PBC Today November edition looks to the future, with a focus on digital planning, the National Digital Twin, offsite construction and embodied carbon in construction.
Piers White, Building Research Establishment, BRE

BRE appoints Piers White MBE as new chair

Piers White has held almost 40 senior board positions in a career spanning more than 30 years.
environmentally aware, MEDITE,

Can MDF help you achieve a healthier home?

Today’s environmentally aware society is revolutionising the way we think about building, construction and design.
HALO development, Morrison Construction,

Morrison Construction wins phase 1 of HALO development

Urban regeneration company, the HALO, has appointed Morrison Construction as its main contractor for Phase 1 of the HALO development in Kilmarnock.
Biomedical Research, Hawkins\Brown

HawkinsBrown gets green light for Research Building at Warwick Uni

Coventry City Council has awarded planning permission for the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building (IBRB) at the University of Warwick.
Smart technology,

The advantages of using smart technology in commercial buildings

Frankie Bryon, senior sustainability surveyor at Lambert Smith Hampton, discusses why smart technology can help buildings improve on sustainability as well as introduce other benefits such as promoting health and wellbeing and enabling agile working.
Asset management (asset performance), BREEAM

Asset management and performance in the built environment

Alan Somerville, head of the Building Performance Group and executive director at BRE, outlines how the measurement of asset performance within the wider context of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) and delivers long-term value.
Secondary glazing, selectaglaze, energy,

Improving thermal performance with secondary glazing

Secondary glazing can significantly boost thermal efficiency in listed buildings.
Building services, Architecture, energy assessor,

Value engineering: The key to sustainable cities

Architecture and building services need to operate as integrated systems if cost-effective, low-carbon buildings are to be realised. Richard Tibenham of Greenlite Energy Assessors looks into how this can be achieved.
Leeds College of Building, South Bank Campus , Development

£13m college campus officially opens in Leeds

Leeds College of Building expanded their estates' portfolio as they officially opened phase two of the South Bank Campus, a £13m development
Lendlease, Oxford House scheme, Oxford Street, Development

Lendlease begins work on London West End scheme

Lendlease has begun the construction of a seven-storey development on the corner of Oxford Street and Newman Street in the heart of London’s West End.
Housebuilders, Gwyn Roberts, BREEAM, BRE

UK housebuilders: A Future Homes Standard to tackle climate emergency?

Gwyn Roberts, homes and communities lead at BRE, says UK housebuilders should take the initiative now to ensure better performance through higher quality.