Conservation & Regeneration: Six Mile House Mill

Broads Authority’s work to restore the drainage mill at Six Mile House on Halvergate Marshes has already won this year’s Norfolk Constructing Excellence Award for Preservation and Rejuvenation. Over the last year, they transformed a dilapidated historic drainage mill into a showcase project for the repair of such buildings, despite the many restrictions caused by … Continue reading “Conservation & Regeneration: Six Mile House Mill”

SME of the Year: Red7Marine

Environmental awareness is vitally important to Red7Marine and they work hard to ensure that the marine construction projects have a minimal impact within the areas they operate. They are now looking to move into markets that not only provide them with more opportunities but allow them to contribute to a more sustainable future. Combatting key … Continue reading “SME of the Year: Red7Marine”

Digital Construction: Construct.XR

The constructXR programme was developed by James Lee Burgess of Urban XR and is delivering increasingly efficient ways of working, learning and designing for the built environment through Mixed Reality. This technology is designed to be implemented on live construction sites, using Trimble XR10 and Microsoft HoloLens. James Lee is an architect with 20 years … Continue reading “Digital Construction: Construct.XR”

Project of the Year: Enterprise Hub

The new Enterprise Hub building on the University of Hertfordshire’s de Havilland campus, which has been part-funded by the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, is a unique and forward-thinking initiative. The vision for this building was to provide a social and support hub for students, alumni, academicians as well as businesses in the region. A true … Continue reading “Project of the Year: Enterprise Hub”

Winner Client of the Year Award: Ministry of Justice – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended. The Wellingborough Prison project reflects the bold aspirations of the Ministry of Justice UK to create safe and decent accommodation that facilitates the rehabilitation of the prisoners. Together with Kier Group, the Wellingborough project is used as a platform … Continue reading “Winner Client of the Year Award: Ministry of Justice – Key Learning Points”

Winner Sustainability Award: The Catalyst – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended.  The Catalyst is a highly sustainable building, fully committed to climate change and Net Zero. Fun fact, at some point during the delivery of the project, works on-site have stopped to allow safe passage of a swarm … Continue reading “Winner Sustainability Award: The Catalyst – Key Learning Points”

Winner Building Project of the Year: Lymington Fields School – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended. Lymington Fields School is Europe’s largest school with over 4,000 pupils. Using Mid Group Ltd’s Manufacturing Led Construction, the school was handed over 7 months ahead of the programme – in just 15 months. The offsite solution allowed a … Continue reading “Winner Building Project of the Year: Lymington Fields School – Key Learning Points”

Highly Commended Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended.  The Grange University Hospital is the largest capital project in Wales, a 450-bed specialist critical care centre, it has been delivered in exemplary fashion by maximising the extent of the project which has been manufactured offsite. … Continue reading “Highly Commended Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital – Key Learning Points”

Offsite Project of the Year: HMP Five Wells – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended. The HMP Five Wells won Offsite Project of the Year and it was used as a platform to educate, train and inspire industry professionals to fully appreciate all aspects of digital and DfMA approaches. Quality, durability … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: HMP Five Wells – Key Learning Points”