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The Women in Architecture Awards Will Start Soon

The Women in Architecture Awards Will Start Soon

The Women in Architecture Awards will be holding its annual edition on the second of March at Claridge’s in London. Celebrating great design by women from around the world, the show has been running since 2012, acclaiming women for their achievements in the field. During the luncheon the winners of the Woman Architect of the Year and the Moria Gemmill Prize for emerging architecture will be announced, while the yet-to-be-announced winners of Jane Drew Prize and the Ada Huxtable Prize…

The Next Generation Design Project Will Start Next Month

The Next Generation Design Project Will Start Next Month

The Next Generation Design Pavilion Project organised by Scale Rule, a Community Interest Company, will start again this year in London. It offers young students (13-16 year olds) that come from a non-traditional industry background the chance to sign up for a series of interactive workshops to design and build a pavilion. The two-day workshop will take place during the 10th and the 11th of February and it will be a mix of short talks from professionals about architecture and…

ARCHITECT@WORK Comes Back to London

ARCHITECT@WORK Comes Back to London

The sixth edition of ARCHITECT@WORK, a two day event aimed at architects, designers, and specifiers, will take place at Olympia National Hall in London on the 24th and the 25th of January. It is a free admission event for registered trade visitors and it will hold complimentary catering throughout its length. In order to be able to exhibit at the event, the product has to pass a rigorous selection process with an external judging panel that will ensure that this…

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Delivers for Scottish Site

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Delivers for Scottish Site

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, has unveiled a new DGS system that is able to deliver the wow factor to a room while managing to make savings. An Armstrong suspension grid for plasterboard ceilings has been used in a Scottish development and has been found to be 40% quicker to install than traditional systems. The suspension grid has been used as the foundation for a tailor made, stunning day care centre ceiling that has been created for the projects at a fraction…

Fusion Building System Works On Nottingham Development

Fusion Building System Works On Nottingham Development

Work started on the 11th December to install Fusion Building Systems’ offsite light gauge steel superstructure at the Winwood Heights development which is taking place in Sherwood in Nottingham. Fusion have been contracted for this Nottingham development by Willmott Dixon for the client Nottingham City Homes. This development will create Nottingham City Council’s new retirement village which will be situated in the north of the city. Fusion are working on this project using their patented panelised system that will be…

Indeglas Complete Work for Scottish War Blinded Charity

Indeglas Complete Work for Scottish War Blinded Charity

The world class supplier of glass solutions, Indeglas has recently revealed that they have supplied the internal glass partitioning systems for the Scottish War Blinded Charity and their new Hawkhead Centre which is located in Paisley. This delivery of the solutions for this project is the second successful scheme of work that has been carried out for the charity. The Cumberland-based glass solutions company has also worked on the Scottish War Blinded Charity’s Linburn Centre in West Lothian as part…

Architects rp+g Open New Converted Office in Leicester

Architects rp+g Open New Converted Office in Leicester

The long established, award-winning multi-disciplinary practice has recently moved into their Leicestershire office. The new 6,500 q. Ft. space has been converted before the architectural firm moved on to the site. The new office is located in Waterloo House, and rp+g now has up to 96 members of staff working across their office in London and now in Leicester. The decision to open a Leicester office was made in order to create more space for workers as the company grows.…

Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre Design Contract Awarded

Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre Design Contract Awarded

As a part of investment into the Metro network in the area, a contract has been awarded for the development of a new Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre in South Shields. The contract has been awarded to Stephen George + Partners who is known for being on of the leading architectural practices in the UK. The Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre will deliver training for more than 1,000 people who are working on the Metro. This training will…

Striking Exterior by Lustalux Finishes off Boat Shed Development

As a part of an innovative new development located on Salford Quays, the window film and signage experts, Lustalux have completed work on the exterior of the Boatshed. This modern dark exterior has received bright new signage painted onto the facade of the building. The overall bold black and yellow look is striking. Lustalux is a Lancashire-based company that has been working for more than 20 years to supply and install commercial window film, vinyl graphics, manifestations and signage throughout…

Abbey Wood Station Reaches Milestone

Abbey Wood Station Reaches Milestone

Abbey Wood Station’s new ticket hall and concourse has been opened as a further developmental milestone as a part of the Railway Upgrade Plan. The new station will also be a part of the Crossrail project and will cut journeys to a range of central London locations in half with the development of the Elizabeth line. The new station and the reduced travel times that are being offered as a part of the Crossrail project is already having a positive…