Riba condemns government for scrapping Core Housing Standards

Riba president Ruth Reed has expressed “serious concern” that the Homes & Communities Agency’s proposed Core Housing Standards will be abandoned. Addressing the National House Building Council today, housing minister Grant Shapps announced he was abandoning the Core Housing Standards. The Homes & Communities Agency’s (HCA) has spent months developing Continue Reading

First Minister opens St Andrews University’s £45m sciences building

St Andrews is set to become a world leader in medicine and biological sciences with the opening of a £45 million school. First Minister Alex Salmond officially opened St Andrews University’s new facility at North Haugh. The medical and biological sciences building brings together the institution’s medical school, previously in Continue Reading