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News Construction starts on the new generation of high voltage pylons

Construction starts on the new generation of high voltage pylons

National Grid has started work on a test line of the new T pylon at its training academy in Nottinghamshire. Six of the new style high voltage pylons will be built for the first time in the British countryside and should be completed by Summer 2015.…

20 November, 2014

Shortlist announced for new Arena for Bristol

Bristol's Mayor, George Ferguson, has announced the shortlist of five experienced design teams for the 12,000 capacity Bristol Arena, at his annual State of the City address.

11 November, 2014

Winner Announced: Lancaster University - Urban Design Competition

The RIBA is pleased to announce that the Lancaster University Urban Design Competition has been won by a team led by Rick Mather Architects, working in conjunction with Grant Associates, Eckersley O'Callaghan, Mott MacDonald and DHA Lighting.

6 November, 2014

RIBA Competition Project Development: Power to Pylons

The first contract has been awarded to deliver the National Grid's revolutionary new generation of 'T-Pylons'. Mabey Bridge has been chosen to make the base for the new pylons and is described as a 'vote of confidence' for British Manufacturing.

1 September, 2014


Following a highly successful RIBA Competition, architectural practice NEON has been selected to design the RIBA's Lounge at MIPIM UK. The inaugural MIPIM UK takes place from 15 – 17 October 2014.

12 August, 2014

Tomorrow's Train Design Today

The rail industry's FutureRailway, in conjunction with the Department for Transport (DfT) and the RIBA have announced the shortlist for new design solutions to improve passenger rolling stock across the UK rail network.

4 August, 2014
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