News at SPACES

Architectural Tour – Denmark and Sweden

Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September, Denmark and Sweden From BSF to PSBP: What makes for good school design and what can’t we afford to design out? Join like-minded professionals from the education design sector for a Scandinavian architectural tour, featuring the renowned Hellerup School. For further information, please download the flyer or email Shane Cryer. […]

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Civic Building of the Year Awards – 2015 – Shortlist

Our congratulations go to those that have been shortlisted for this year’s Civic Building of the Year Awards 2015. A list is given below. 5, Pancras Sq, Camden (London Borough of Camden) Burntisland Primary School, Fife (Fife Council) CEMAST, Fareham (Fareham College) Community Facility & Library, Borehamwood (Hertfordshire County Council) L20 Building, Hugh Baird College, […]

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Launch of the new SPACES website

The new SPACES website has now been launched. It is still work in progress with more information being added daily. On the home page, you will see some scrolling pictures in the background, if you have a building etc that you would like to showcase, please email me please contact us (the image needs to be […]

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SPACES Study Day 2015

The inaugural event for SPACES was the Study Day which was held at the Birmingham City University on Friday 19th June 2015 on the topic of Working Together to Achieve Better SPACES. Copies of the presentations can be downloaded here. Our thanks go to the following for sponsoring and supporting the day – Birmingham City […]

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ACA Digital Contracts Portal

A new Digital Contracts Portal for use with the PPC Suite of Contracts has been launched at the Chartered Institute of Housing Annual conference. The new contract portal offers easy access to innovative contracts for teams to deliver projects on time and with cost savings. A copy can be found on the ACA website and […]

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Consultation on new contract forms

The ACA and ACE are launching a period of consultation on new contract forms so that views and proposals can be taken into account from current and prospective users and from other industry representatives. A new “PPC Project Alliance Contract” and “Term Alliance Contract” are both scheduled for publication in October 2015. Further information can […]

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Ten principals for procuring better outcomes

The RIBA has now published ‘Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes’ following focus group feedback. The document has been developed to help decision-makers within client organisations get the best possible outcomes when they procure architectural services, further to the Public Contract Regulations 2015 which came into force in March. Please see the digital version on […]

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