• Fit for purpose

    Ben Stagg MCABE Chartered Building Engineer of Stagg Architects discusses the challenges of a retrofit and refurbish, with CABE’s HQ as a case study
  • Striving for excellence

    Past visitors to CABE’s Lutyens House headquarters may have noticed that the facilities had seen better days.
  • One size fits all?

    An innovative energy measurement system helps social landlords assess the refurbishment needs of individual properties
  • The Adoption of House Renovation in Industrialized Building System (IBS) Residential Projects in Klang Valley

  • Thinking outside the box

    From small challenges to big issues, refurbishment projects are rarely without problems. As this case study shows, it’s all about problem-solving, communication and a sense of responsibility.
  • Plan, do, review

    The Design Quality Indicator for Health – improving design quality in healthcare buildings – has been updated, explains the Construction Industry Council’s DQI Manager, Makis Peppas.
  • The lie of the land

    Catriona Rowbotham Garden Design has a plan for landscaping CABE HQ that has an eye on the wider context of climate change
  • How COVID changed the world

    James Cash uses London as an exemplar to ask: what will be the pandemic’s legacy for the places in which we work, live and play?
  • Leading by example

    Jackie Macaulay, Chief Operations Officer, CABE, discusses the importance of transparency and procurement in the refurbishment of CABE HQ.
  • An open book

    Work is underway on the £14m transformation of Sheffield Hallam University’s central atrium, the first project to be delivered under the Hallam Alliance, a new procurement and building model.
  • CABE Maintenance or Refurbishment Award

    Winner Onyx Solar demonstrates good practice and innovation for its restoration Essen Customs Warehouse project.
  • Better Safe Than Sorry

    Stella Rooflight’s Paul Trace talks steel rooflights, specifications, rust and maintenance considerations
  • Metsa Wood

    The Finnish Embassy in Tokyo gets the Metsä Wood makeover in time for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021.
  • Station Renovation

    The renovation of Leeds Station will be a revelation for its annual influx of 30 million passengers.
  • On top of the world

    Brighton College boasts an aspirational state-of-the-art building for science and sport with a running track on its roof. Ilyass Meslek, the CCL engineer who designed the acoustic bearings, discusses the technical elements of the project.
  • Brutalism Reimagined

    Brutalism meets modern aesthetics in the regeneration of a landmark building, says façade supplier Proteus SC.
  • Reclaiming the land

    Building on brownfield land means preparation and clever design.
  • Saving Face

    The technically challenging practice of façadism divides opinions over the use, conservation and demolition of historic buildings, says James Cash.
  • Placemaking - Brownfield Regeneration

    Architect Alec Borrill discusses an ambitious project to reclaim Leven Road Gasworks
    and revive a sense of community.
  • Parliament restoration

    The Palace of Westminster is Grade I listed and in dire need of repair, so how is technology being employed in its renovation?