Yourkeys founder named Young Entrepreneur of The Year

The founder of Yourkeys, Riccardo Dawson, at just 28, won the Young Entrepreneur of The Year award at the 2019 Best New Business Awards. Dawson, originally an Architect, switched careers to become Sales Director for Shape, a mid-sized builder of... View Article

BIM for all

Adrian Wild, founder of Integro Construction Software, looks at why smaller housebuilders and developers are missing out on practical BIM software solutions which could bring a range of benefits. Feature-heavy CAD and Building Information Modelling software products are popular with... View Article

Is the housing crisis returning as a Government priority?

Addressing the policy conference of the Home Builders Federation (HBF), Housing Secretary James Brokenshire set out what the Government is doing to tackle the housing shortage and improve the quality of new homes. Brokenshire emphasised: the need to reduce planning... View Article

Apex capitalises on Tooting airspace to deliver new homes

Airspace developer Apex Airspace (Apex) has begun constructing four two-bed penthouse apartments on the unused airspace of Marion Court, a five-storey residential block on Tooting High Street in South London. Available on the government’s Help to Buy scheme, the apartments... View Article

Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door & Framing System

After extensive research and consultation with key supply partners, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door and Framing System. Research indicated that a thermally efficient future-proof facade system was required, with off-site manufacture and value... View Article

Change is in the air

In the wake of the Hackitt review, Paul King of Vicaima explains the changing landscape around fire doors. Government departments are poring over technical data and preparing new directives, and trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential market implications.... View Article

Window shopping

Tom Swallow of Quickslide Windows & Doors discusses some of the key performance and aesthetic considerations when selecting windows. Windows are crucial to the design of a home. Not only do they take the brunt of the elements such as... View Article