News at SPACES

SPACES AGM and Technical Meeting

The SPACES AGM and Technical Meeting will be held on Friday 14th September, in London. In the morning there will be three presentations: New BB101 – Richard Daniels, EFA, Soft Landings – Michael Chater, Hampshire County Council, and SEN Schools – Mark Pratt, MACE. This will be followed by the AGM. For further information, please […]

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Study Day Presentations

Copies of the Presentations from the SPACES Study Day on the topic of Collaboration in the Public Sector can be viewed on our website. Many thanks to our hosts, the Manchester School of Architecture and our sponsors Atkins member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, Bryden Wood, Faithful+Gould, IES, Mace, Pick Everard and Willmott Dixon.

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Young Visionary Award 2018

Nominations can now be made for the Young Visionary Award 2018. This is your chance to celebrate the good work being carried out by younger construction professionals (aged 18-30) within the public sector built environment for both those working in or for the public sector. For more information and to enter see our website. The […]

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Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: final report

Today (17th May 2018) The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: final report was launched. Other articles of interest include BBC News – Grenfell Tower: Government review does not urge cladding ban Dame Judith Hackitt questioned on review of building regulations – 3.30pm today (Thursday) Independent – Theresa May announces £400m plan to […]

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Awards and Yearbook 2018 Shortlist

We are pleased to announce the following projects have been shortlisted for Awards including the Civic Building of the Year. Advanced Engineering Centre, Bridgwater College, Bridgwater College, Somerset nominated by Atkins Ltd BereRegis Primary School, Bere Regis, Dorset nominated by Dorset County Council (DCC) Cathedral Primary School, Bristol nominated by Education and Skills Funding Agency […]

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Study Day – Collaboration – Speakers Confirmed

Presenters have been confirmed for this year’s SPACES Study Day on Collaboration being held at the Manchester School of Architecture. Presenters include: Cabinet Office Alex Lubbock, Head of Digital Construction, Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) Ministry of Justice Anna Evans, Prison Estate Transformation Programme Construction Programme Director Bryden Wood Jaimie Johnston, Director and Head of […]

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Good Estate Management for Schools

Good estate management for schools was launched on 25th April. It covers the policies, processes and documents that schools, academies and multi-academy trusts should consider when managing their estates. Managing your school estate well helps you to make the most of your resources.

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Study Day 2018 – Collaboration, Manchester

The Study Day 2018 will be held on Friday 15th June (Pre Study Day dinner and networking – Thursday 14th June) Hosted by Mike Shaw, President of SPACES and Professor Tom Jefferies, Head of Manchester School of Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture. After last year’s extremely successful sell out event, this year’s study […]

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Building Legislation after Brexit and Hackitt, Dr Hywel Davies, CIBSE

Dr Hywel Davies, Technical Director of CIBSE and member of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee, presented at The London-Loughborough (LoLo) EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand on Building Legislation after Brexit and Hackitt on 28th February 2018. Hywel’s presentation explored the potential implications of leaving the EU and of the Independent Review of […]

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