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Prize for new homes

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Prize for new homes

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a new prize – the Neave Brown Award for Housing. The late Neave Brown (1929 to 2018) was a socially-motivated, modernist architect,...

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Why use an architect?

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Why use an architect?

When considering an extension, renovation or other home improvement project people often wonder whether there is a need to use a professional architect. Certainly there are others out there, such as architectural...

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

The total number of build-to-rent homes under construction across the UK has increased by nearly 40 percent, according to the British Property Federation (BPF). Research carried out for the organisation...

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Interior design trends for 2019

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Interior design trends for 2019

A new year brings new fashions in interior design – and those thinking about carrying work on their homes might like consider the latest looks. Pantone, provider of professional colour standards...

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Good news for first-time buyers

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Good news for first-time buyers

First-time buyer mortgage figures have hit their highest levels in over a decade, according to recent research. A Yorkshire Building Society analysis has indicated some 367,038 first-time UK buyers secured...

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More new homes

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More new homes

Official figures released this month show significant progress is being made by the housebuilding industry in addressing the country’s housing crisis, according to the Home Builders Federation (HBF)....

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The UK’s best new building

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The UK’s best new building

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize to Bloomberg, London by Foster + Partners. The prestigious annual prize is awarded to the UK’s best new...

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