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Poets' Corner in Huddersfield
Poet Lemn Sissay MBE's work, 'Let there be peace', has been engraved on the University's Creative Arts Building
Noise annoys
How do you create quiet, focused learning environments in schools which sit under the flight paths into and out of Heathrow Airport?
A sound investment
The flexibility offered by modular off-site construction methods has benefitted a Hillingdon primary school
Breaking Ground on Culford library
As part of ‘The Campaign for Culford’, headmaster, Julian Johnson-Munday, has broken ground on the school’s new library
October edition of B4E is out now!
The October issue of Building 4 Education magazine is now available to download from our website and app store
UK’s greenest building hits high point
The Enterprise Centre, on target to be UK’s greenest commercial building, has reached its highest construction point
The modular approach
Jackie Maginnis from the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) explains how modular build is an ideal solution for schools
Designs for the times?
Anna Scott-Marshall from RIBA looks at the challenges posed by the government’s Priority Schools Building programme
Balfour awarded Stapleton House
Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £39m project by Unite Students, for their central London student accommodation development
Morgan Sindall wins £9.9m York Uni job
Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been appointed by the University of York to build its new Environment Building
London dominates UK construction
Figures released on September 18 reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August
Attenborough boost for Bristol science
Britain's best-known naturalist Sir David Attenborough has opened Bristol University's new £56.5m Life Sciences building
Irish architects win top RIBA award
Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey to receive the hugely prestigious 2015 Royal Gold Medal for architecture
Bristol Uni aims for top rowing spot
The newly completed £1.2m boathouse for the University of Bristol was officially opened by Olympic medallist Alex Partridge
Supplier Focus

Thumbs up from Haydonleigh Pupils

Haydonleigh pupils give new £3 million school extension a ‘thumbs-up’ after joining Beard project manager in final inspection

Innov8 wins contract with Aspect

North West firm Innov8 have won a contract to support and advise construction firm Aspect over the next 12 months

Kalwall aids DPTC’s BREEAM rating

The Design Prototyping and Testing Centre (DPTC) has achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating thanks to a variety of measures

Morpurgo opens library at Bristol school

Award-winning poet, playwright and author Michael Morpurgo OBE officially opens Red Maids’ new library

Taking sustainability seriously

UK universities are set to embrace sustainability in the curriculum with new guidelines outlined this month

Work starts on Warrington free school

GB Building Solutions is on site on former playing fields in Woolston where the new King’s Leadership Academy is taking shape

Scape: recession’s true impact

Scape, the leading UK construction procurement company, reveals the impact of the recession on UK construction sector

CIAT to join Build Show

The Build Show which takes place next October welcomes the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) as an event partner

Trends hit the floor from Huddersfield

Surface Design students from the University of Huddersfield were front and centre at the international 2014 Flooring Show

Prater and Bemo raise the bar

Leading external envelope contractor Prater will play integral role in the forthcoming £30 million refurbishment of ARK Academy

Fairfield Prep’s £8m expansion

Fairfield Preparatory School is laying the foundations for an £8m expansion plan to create additional learning space and Kindergarten


The winds of change

Universities are committed to strategies to enhance the environment and are building on these foundations, reports Damon Jones