04 December 2014

Dutch style waterfront housing in Leicestershire wins top Brick Award

Waterside, Mountsorrel Staithe inland harbour Mount Sorrel Staithe inland harbour with Dutch style Quayside waterfront housing Best Housing 6 – 25 unit category at the 2014 Annual Brick Awards Designed and built by Black Hawk Properties Waterside is a private development around Mount Sorrel Staithe, a 32-berth inland harbour in Leicestershire, built in the style[…]

  • 04 December 2014

03 December 2014

Glassolutions win ‘Environmental Initiative of the Year’ at G14 awards

G14 ‘Environmental Initiative of the Year’ Award Environmental Initiative presented to Glassolutions Saint-Gobain Glassolutions, part of the international Saint-Gobain group, collected the award at a ceremony hosted by comedian Kevin Bridges at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London. Research project at the Energy House Glassolutions won the award for its contribution to the research[…]

  • 03 December 2014

01 December 2014

CEDIA backs SMART BUILDINGS show at UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week 6 – 9 October 2015 UK Construction Week will offer something for everyone involved in construction, with nine dedicated events taking place at the Birmingham NEC. SMART BUILDINGS SHOW CEDIA will play a pivotal role in developing a dedicated SMART BUILDINGS event for electronic systems for homes and technology for commercial buildings[…]

  • 01 December 2014

21 November 2014

BM TRADA offering testing and installation advice at Homes 2014

Visitors can get advice on the testing, installation and maintenance of doors and windows Based at stand H29, the BM TRADA team will provide in-depth information for anyone with asset and facilities management responsibility or involved in the repair and refurbishment of housing in the public and private sectors. With advice on specifying third party[…]

  • 21 November 2014

21 November 2014

BM TRADA offering testing & installation advice at Homes 2014

Visitors can get advice on the testing, installation and maintenance of doors and windows Based at stand H29, the BM TRADA team will provide in-depth information for anyone with asset and facilities management responsibility or involved in the repair and refurbishment of housing in the public and private sectors. With advice on specifying third party[…]

  • 21 November 2014

18 November 2014

RIBA Approved CPD and ISO Certification for Newton

The 20 minute long presentation allows architects to complete the CPD at a time most convenient to them, receiving their RIBA certificates following successful completion. The CPD will be hosted on the new Members part of the website alongside a downloadable PDF version of the CPD, Newton’s upcoming training schedule, as well as an area[…]

  • 18 November 2014

17 November 2014

UK Construction Week to launch with Build Show, Grand Designs and more

UK Construction Week at Birmingham NEC from 6th to 11th October 2015 UK Construction Week will bring together the newly acquired Build Show and the highly successful Grand Designs Live plus seven dedicated events to create the most comprehensive construction focused event the UK.  The Build Show already has great support from a significant range[…]

  • 17 November 2014

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04 November 2014

Timber Expo success for BM TRADA due to live demonstrations

With a bigger stand to host a series of activities throughout the duration of the two-day event, BM TRADA’s Technical Officer, Alex Matthews, carried out a demo to highlight the outcomes of a PAS 24 test on an enhanced security timber window. Technical Consultant, Nick Clifford, also carried out timber species identification demonstrations examining the[…]

  • 04 November 2014

30 October 2014

SuDS Compliant Resin Bound Surface System CPD launched

Entitled ‘SuDS Compliant Permeable Paving Resin Bound Surface Systems,’ the CPD has been assessed and categorised under the core curriculum subject – Designing and building it: design, construction, technology and engineering climate, Sustainable Architecture, Knowledge Level and General awareness. The CPD will give architects a better understanding and awareness of: Resin bound and tree pit[…]

  • 30 October 2014