Architecture

Birmingham Heritage Week Returns Revealing The City’s Hidden Stories and Historical Secrets

The #BHeritageWeek programme is now available atbirminghamheritageweek.co.uk Hundreds of Birmingham’s buildings and spaces, many of which are usually closed to the public, will be opening their doors… Read more »

How to Remove a Wall Cabinet

Wall cabinets enhance storage space while giving a neat look to your room or kitchen. Unfortunately, these cabinets have a limited life and you need to replace… Read more »

Birmingham’s Aston Hall Welcomes Visitors Once Again

Aston Hall, one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, has today opened to the public for the first time in over a year. Staff and volunteers have been… Read more »

Something for Everyone this Summer with Birmingham Museums

With less than a month to go until schools are out for summer, Birmingham Museums has announced an exciting, action-packed programme featuring trails, outdoor theatre and hands-on-activities… Read more »

How to Design an Inviting Dining Room

One of the biggest decor problems homeowners have is the dining room. How do you make it feel less formal and more welcoming? Often the dining room… Read more »

One of Birmingham’s Most Iconic Buildings Set to Welcome Visitors

Aston Hall, one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, is set to welcome visitors as it reopens on 7 July after being closed for more than a year…. Read more »

Capital Investment Supports On-Site Developments at MAC Including Launching New Cafe and Restaurant KILN

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is launching KILN, a new café and restaurant,as part of a wider, ongoing redevelopment capital project, Making MAC More, whichbegan in 2018. KILN… Read more »

Why Birmingham is the Place to Be

Birmingham has long been one of the most popular cities in the country, but what is it exactly that makes Brum so special? While it might not… Read more »

Can you pour concrete in inclement weather?

Water is one of a basic trio of components that make up concrete. Adding just the right amount to any mix will determine the strength, consistency and… Read more »

The Essentialities that a Buyer Needs to Focus Upon Before Buying Homes for Sale Calgary SW

Buying a home is a tedious job. Apart from the constant checking out properties and feeling overwhelming at the varying rate and hassling around for loans, one… Read more »

The Grand Hotel Birmingham Launches Teaser Video Ahead of Spring Re-Opening

Coinciding with its original opening in 1879, The Grand Hotel Birmingham has released a teaser video of the £45million refurbishment. The Grand Hotel on Colmore Row originally opened… Read more »

Prefabs and Modular Buildings – Why They Are the Future of Construction

When looking at the future of construction, the main focus is on architecture and the materials that people are likely to consider most. Construction experts have been… Read more »

Overhear Presents: Statues

An online workshop with Adrian B Earle and Kibriya Mehrban responding to the statues of Birmingham. Our city is littered with commemorations and decorations celebrating histories many… Read more »

Sketch helping to save Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Sketch helping to save Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

In 2016 sketch artist Carl Lavia and photographer, Lorna Le Bredonchel began their epic 69 cities project, which aims to create a portrait of the whole United… Read more »

Global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row

Global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row

Sterling Property Ventures has agreed terms with global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham’s tallest new… Read more »

A Guide to Visiting Glasgow

When it comes to planning a trip to Scotland, Glasgow should be high on the priority list, with so much to offer regarding things to see and… Read more »

Creative Accommodation Ideas For Those looking To Save And Have Fun In Birmingham

Birmingham is a vibrant and dynamic city situated in the heart of the UK, and as such it’s no surprise that many people choose to live here…. Read more »

The Old Crown undergoing major renovation and reopens January 25th!

The well loved and iconic pub is set to reopen to the public next week but will be marking the celebrations on the weekend of Friday 31st… Read more »

Sustainable buildings to induce durable globe

The ancient buildings speak of the civilization that believed in spiritual connection with nature. Those buildings depicted the harmony among the people and the environment. Our ancestors… Read more »

Giving your kitchen a makeover

All the rooms in your home will need a bit of TLC every now and then, and so when it comes to giving your kitchen a makeover,… Read more »

The benefits of green roofing that make it the right choice for your home

Also referred to as living roofs, the green roofs are a reality now in the US. Most American homes feature roof with either partial or full vegetation…. Read more »

Charles Dickens’ love of Birmingham and his first public readings of A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens visited Birmingham Town Hall to read his Christmas Carol to a couple of thousand people, eager to hear one of the most notable literary geniuses… Read more »

How a Bay Window Can Transform a Room

The type of window you have can greatly impact the feel of a room. Big windows, small windows, decorative ones, practical ones… they all have different qualities… Read more »

The Royal Hotel, now The Townhouse undergoes refurbishment to bring casual dining and entertainment – opens 28th Nov

The Royal Hotel, now The Townhouse undergoes refurbishment to bring casual dining and entertainment – opens 28th Nov

The Royal Hotel, now “The Townhouse” has undergone a major refurbishment by independently ran Suburban Inns to bring a mix of seven days a week casual dining… Read more »

Oval’s Vision for Digbeth’s Future Development

Oval’s Vision for Digbeth’s Future Development

Oval, current owners of The Custard Factory, held an exhibition on 14th November 2019 on their vision for the future of large swathes of historic Digbeth. In… Read more »

Secure your dream property with Help to Buy at Arden Gate

Upmarket residential developer, Court Collaboration, is giving Birmingham property hunters an opportunity to get on to or move up the ladder with a Help to Buy event… Read more »

Seven Job Roles that Professional Architects can Consider

Meta-description: Architecture has many job avenues. Take a look at our seven picks for the best architect jobs. Maybe you’re a college graduate who recently got his/her… Read more »

Home Town October 10 – 09 January 2020 at Galerie Mayci

David Warren was born and grew up in Birmingham and studied Graphic Design at Birmingham College of Art.  He subsequently worked as a graphic designer and illustrator…. Read more »

A First-Time Landlord: Essential Costs to Consider

Becoming a landlord can be a smart financial decision. In addition to enjoying a regular sum each week or month that can pay off your mortgage, you… Read more »

How To Find A Property In Birmingham, UK

Birmingham is England’s second largest city – it’s a place bustling with activity and filled with rich history. The landmarks and architecture from the Industrial Revolution era… Read more »

Over 100 apartments sold at new Digbeth development

LH1 London has sold over 100 apartments at landmark Digbeth development ‘The Forge’ in the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter as works continue on-schedule. The luxury five… Read more »