Time for change at the GAI

Julian Newman has been appointed as the new president of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), with a new team of executive officers and a clear agenda for change. Julian will lead the major new developments currently underway at the GAI and Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI) as part of Continue Reading

Considerate Constructors Scheme names winners of 2019 National Ultra Site Awards

The UK’s best-performing Ultra Sites have been revealed at this year’s Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2019 National Ultra Site Awards ceremony. Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme Ultra Site was crowned with the highest honour at this year’s awards, winning the coveted ‘2019 Ultra Site of the Year Award’. Continue Reading

HLM’s Design Drives Innovation and Creativity at University of Glasgow’s New Learning Hub

HLM Architects, a leading design and architecture company with studios in Glasgow, attended the celebrations held to mark the topping out ceremony for the James McCune Smith Learning Hub at the University of Glasgow. Attended by students, University representatives and the design and construction teams, the ceremony marked the significant Continue Reading

New research suggests UK taxpayers could foot a £19 billion bill because of outdated construction technology

New research has unveiled that almost half (44.3%) of businesses in the construction industry have limited or no insight into company or project performance. The impact of this is significant, as analysis from Mace, a global construction consultancy, found almost 80% of large construction projects experience cost or program overruns Continue Reading