Carl Turner Architects

Carl Turner wins again at RIBA

London-based Carl Tuner Architects, which earlier this year won the RIBA Manser Medal for best new private home, has been named joint winner of another RIBA competition, this time to design housing for the private rental market.

Stirling Prize goes to house for first time

A modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of a moated castle in Warwickshire has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 for the best building of the year- the first time that either a house or a conservation project has won the prize.

Slip House wins second RIBA prize

The Slip House in Brixton by Carl Turner Architects has been shortlisted for a second RIBA prize.

Manser shortlist unveiled

A new build properly sited in the garden of a derelict house in Brixton is among five projects to have made it to the shortlist for this year’s RIBA Manser Medal for the best new house.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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