CIBSE Journal October 2017 Lewes Depot Cinema

Film noir: Avoiding sky glow in the South Downs

Lights, curtain calls and lofty ambitions were thrown into the spotlight when an old brewery was converted into a cinema in Sussex– but awards soon…

September 2017 Lighting
CIBSE Journal October 2017 O2 hotel

Greenwich hotel opens door to district heating

The InterContinental Hotel at the O2 was linked to the local heat network after designers convinced the developer of its resilience. Phil Lattimore describes Aecom’s…

September 2017 CHP
Mackintosh Building after fire

Art of restoration: The Mackintosh Building

Timber-lined ventilation ducts helped spread the fire that destroyed large parts of Glasgow’s Mackintosh Building – but those very same ducts have been given a…

August 2017 Refurbishment
DPR San Francisco office green roof

Winning formula: Net zero carbon office for DPR Construction in San Francisco

DPR Construction was adamant that the refurbishment of its 50-year-old, industrial-style San Francisco office had to achieve net-positive energy status. Andy Pearson explains how Elementa…

July 2017

Efficiency drive – Jaguar Land Rover’s new engine factory

Jaguar Land Rover’s new engine-manufacturing facility won Project of the Year: Commercial/Industrial at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2017. Andy Pearson explains why it deserves…

May 2017 Cooling
SES managing director Andy Wall

Stretching Forth – Prefabricating services on Scotland’s new landmark bridge

Without BIM and prefabrication the services on Scotland's new Queensferry Crossing would have been costlier and more dangerous to install. Andy Wall, managing director of…

May 2017 Electrical
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