RIBA announces 16 exceptional new building projects from around the world – RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021 @RIBA

  • The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announces the winners of the RIBA International Awards for Excellence, the pre-eminent international awards for architecture
  • The 16 winning projects have been selected from entries to the world’s most prestigious award for architecture, the RIBA International Prize
  • Each project is subject to a rigorous judging process by a diverse panel of local ambassadors who visit each building
  • The winner of the RIBA International Prize 2021 will be announced in November
  • Highlight photography can be viewed here. For more details please contact [email protected]

Use your voice to control a Gira eNet SMARTHOME 2.3 @Gira

Gira, one of the world’s leading full-range suppliers for intelligent building design and management revolutionize the wireless smart home with new voice control technology and designer control top units for the Gira eNet SMARTHOME.

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition @LandscapeEvent #LANDSCAPE2021

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition, is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary show will take place on the 3rd & 4th November 2021, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

Welcoming over 200 exhibitors with a vast collection of industry-leading products and services, LANDSCAPE 2021 is the trade event you will not want to miss – and the best part is, it’s all FREE!

DESIGNER CONTRACTS CREATES DREAM ESCAPES FOR HOMES BY ESH @DesignerContrac

Designer Contracts worked with Homes by Esh to create two pandemic beating dream escapes for the developer’s show houses at West Park Garden Village in Darlington.

As we settle into our second year of trading in the pandemic and the challenges that continue to face us, we would like to take this opportunity to reiterate our policy of stockholding and pricing and how it is driving our company forward. @JIS_Europe

‘Last summer we saw widespread disruption to supply and many assumed by now these issues would have ironed themselves out.  In fact they have worsened.  Most of our competitors are still looking at long lead times and have applied large price increases.  We are not only able to maintain the chain of supply due to our longstanding policy of stockholding but are also able to maintain our current pricing structure providing further financial stability to ourselves but as importantly to our customers”

Stunning UK hotels and eco-friendly products built with Kebony wood @KebonyWood

As staycations look set to be one of the hottest trends in tourism this summer, take advantage of the many eco-friendly hotels and products the UK has to offer for a fun-filled, sustainable summer. Built with Kebony, global leader in the production of sustainable wood, the Carbis Bay Hotel, Dorsett City Hotel and Atlantic View Lodges offer luxury eco-friendly getaways in picturesque locations, while the Kebony GoBoats are set to be one of the summer’s biggest hits for those looking to explore London on the water. 

ENVIROTILE: THE LIGHTWEIGHT, SUSTAINABLE ROOF TILE @eurocellplc

Envirotile is a revolutionary roof tile system with a unique fixing system which is fully compliant with BS 5534 and it can be installed to a minimum of 12.5° pitch.

It is significantly lighter than other tiles making Envirotile extremely suitable for use on modular and timber frame constructions. The lightweight tile aids the build by minimalising differential movement in such structures.

Cedral: creating beautiful homes for decades @CedralUK

For decades, Cedral has been helping homeowners and professionals create buildings that are both beautiful and resilient. Engineered for style, strength and sustainability, Cedral facades offer a minimum life expectancy of 50 years, with quick and easy installation and low lifetime maintenance.

Panoramic rooftop deck decorates skyline in Washington DC @KebonyWood

Beautifully designed apartment rooftop terrace completed with sustainable Kebony wood 

Located nearby the epicentre of Washington DC’s H Street, the Apollo Apartments have been thoughtfully designed to capture the excitement of the early 20th Century Apollo Theatre, located on the same site, with modern amenities befitting one of the city’s most dynamic neighbourhoods. Global leader in the production of sustainably modified wood, Kebony was selected for one of the building’s most striking features, its multi-faceted rooftop deck, sat atop the residential building, which houses more than 350 apartments. 

Welsh Slate heads up Sarah Beeny’s new home @WelshSlateLtd

Roofing slates by Welsh Slate star in presenter’s new TV programme.

Roofing slates by Welsh Slate were the material of choice for TV property expert Sarah Beeny’s own home-in-the-making which is the star of the Channel 4 series “Sarah Beeny’s new life in the country”.

DEANESTOR COMPLETES FIRST PHASE OF £4M FITOUT CONTRACT FOR ONE OF THE BIGGEST BUILD-TO-RENT SCHEMES IN MANCHESTER @Deanestor1

Deanestor, one of the UK’s leading furniture and fitout specialists, has completed the first phase of a £4.3m contract for the manufacture and installation of more than 600 kitchens for one of the biggest build-to-rent schemes in Manchester.

RINNAI N SERIES HOT WATER HEATING UNITS AND SYSTEMS ‘HYDROGEN READY’ AND NOW WITH FULL CERTIFICATION @rinnai_uk

Rinnai’s N Series range of hot water heating units and systems have been passed as fully certified to the new UKCA standard, the successor to the CE mark. The company is one of the first in the heating & hot water industry to have gained this official recognition.

SME Developers: Are you missing out on your slice of the affordable home pie? @SaffronBS

As we begin travelling the road to fewer restrictions in the UK, it is fair to say that construction has remained a driving force in keeping the economy moving during the pandemic. In fact, in 2021, the construction output had already reached pre-pandemic levels by March of this year.

Sustainable, stylish, safe – create your perfect outdoor space with Ecodek

All of us have spent more time at home over the past year and for those lucky enough to own an outside space, it has become a haven – a place to relax in, to escape to and, more recently, an area in which to entertain friends and family.  This has led many of us to invest more significantly in our gardens, courtyards or balconies, with the aim of creating practical yet beautiful outdoor spaces to enjoy both now and in the future.

Wharf Seamtec® | Designed for Modern Life @TheWharfBlog

Wharf Worktops, meet the rising demand for resilient and lifestyle-oriented home interiors by focussing on its unique patent pending Seamtec® product strengthening technology to ensure customers can buy with confidence when updating the home.

Bringing the Construction Sector Back Together this October @KentConExpo

Following the Government’s announcement that restrictions are due to be lifted in July, we can be confident that business events will return in the Autumn and look forward to welcoming you back to the Kent Event Centre on 7th October for the South East’s leading construction event. Kent Construction EXPO will bring together 2,000+ construction professionals, contractors, developers and specialist suppliers for one invaluable day of networking in a face-to-face environment once again since the COVID-19 outbreak.