LJMU students work on concepts for Liverpool Waters cultural building

Architectural technology students have been tasked with designing a new cultural building for Peel’s £5 billion Liverpool Waters regeneration project.The final year group from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is working on concepts for the proposed building in the Central Dock neighbourhood.A group of 25 students and two members of ... Read More...

Calls for more green infrastructure projects in North West

The development of more green infrastructure projects is "essential" to the future prosperity of North West cities, according to a landscape architecture leader.Arup director Tom Armour tells Move Commercial that developers across the region must incorporate nature into their schemes where appropriate to help its cities fulfil their potential.He says: "We need ... Read More...

North West engineering firm wins diversity award

Engineering and design company Arup has won an award for promoting diversity in the workplace.The Institution of Civil Engineers honoured the firm, which has offices in Liverpool and Manchester, at this year's North West Civil Engineering Awards for its "commitment to inclusiveness".Arup - which has worked on engineering projects across ... Read More...

‘Working together we can make our cities healthier,’ says Arup expert

Greater unison between developers, designers and planners is needed if UK cities are to become healthier and more sustainable according to Arup director Tom Armour.Speaking at Professional Liverpool’s 'Cities Alive: Green Building Envelope' event yesterday (31 January), Armour presented the research findings of his latest report.The event, which took place at the ... Read More...

Mixed-use New Victoria scheme approved

An eight-storey Grade A office building has been given the go-ahead as part of a multi-million regeneration project next to Manchester’s Victoria station.Manchester City Council’s planning committee approved Muse Developments’ £185 million New Victoria scheme, which will also feature two new residential buildings.As well as creating 15,000 sq ft of ... Read More...

Plans begin for permanent cruise terminal

Early design work on a permanent cruise liner terminal has been commissioned by Liverpool City Council.Arup will lead an international consultancy team to produce the concept design.The team includes KKA Architects, Royal Haskoning DHV Engineering and cost consultants Turner and Townsend.They will produce fully costed plans for a terminal capable ... Read More...