Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 28,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate more than €3 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.
We help our Education sector clients deliver better learning outcomes more efficiently and provide certainty through the successful delivery of well procured and managed projects. We operate across all areas of the education sector and have an enviable track record in higher education, school buildings, academy and free school programmes.Visit Website
Over the years we’ve worked with our partners to improve the learning environments of the next generation, recognising our responsibility to create spaces where people of all ages can learn, innovate and build our future. Our people have years of experience transforming schools, colleges and higher education institutions so that they, and their students, can reach their fullest potential. By using the full breadth of our people’s expertise, we can provide a range of solutions to the education sector from architecture to multidisciplinary design to project and change management and IT consultancy.Visit Website
Galliford Try is a leading FTSE 250 construction and house building group, with revenues of £2.5bn.
Our substantial track record in education includes over one hundred primary, special and secondary schools in the last five years from Highlands of Scotland to central London, as well as FE colleges and over forty university facilities.
We are part of a number of public sector education frameworks including YORbuild2, the EFA Contractors and Regional Frameworks, Southern Construction Framework, North West Construction Hub, the North Wales Construction Framework and three Hubs in Scotland.
The company has around 5000 staff across a network of regional offices spread across the UK.
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Daylight and ventilation are key components of optimal learning spaces. The influential Clever Classrooms study (2015) found that they account for the same variation in primary school children’s learning rates as the teachers themselves.
VELUX Company Ltd is known worldwide for creating positive spaces with its roof windows – supplying natural light and fresh air to improve and regulate the indoor climate. Its VELUX Modular Skylights range applies this at scale – providing innovative, modular and sustainable solutions for roof lighting in schools, hospitals and commercial buildings.
Designed with architects, Foster + Partners, Velux Modular Skylights can be combined in many configurations in a variety of building types. They have strong sustainability credentials, exceptional energy performance, and a long life expectancy. Fully prefabricated, they save time and resource on-site, meaning construction is completed quicker and more cost-effectively. For more information, go to www.velux.co.uk/modularskylightsVisit Website
What is a Constructing Excellence Club?
A Constructing Excellence Club is a forum for individuals to learn about the principles of Best Practice, while creating a culture and local support network of continuous improvement. It offers the opportunity for an informal group of forward thinking, innovative people to learn from each other share that knowledge, ultimately improve their business bottomline.
Constructing Excellence Manchester has been successfully promoting ‘Constructing Excellence’ principles for over 10 years with the primary aim of collectively raising the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the regions construction service providers and clients.
This club is ‘not-for-profit’ and has no paid employees. It is run by passionate committed professionals and the events we organize are paid for with membership fees, and on occasion by sponsorship and non-member entry fees. Membership is excellent value and is the lifeblood of the club.Visit Website
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.
Established in 1988 with just five founder members, CIC now occupies a key role within the
UK construction industry providing a single voice for professionals in all sectors of the built environment through its collective membership of 500,000 individual professionals and more than 25,000 firms of construction consultants.
The breadth and depth of its membership means that CIC is the only single body able to speak with authority on the diverse issues connected with construction without being constrained by the self-interest of any particular sector of the industry.
To be recognised and respected by government and across the UK construction industry as an effective thought leader, representing the UK built environment professions together
To improve the UK construction industry by collectively representing and supporting the built environment professions
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HEDQF exists to promote high-quality design in university campuses, buildings and facilities, in the knowledge that the quality of the estate enhances the student experience of teaching and learning, the effective pursuit of research and the process of public engagement.
The Forum pursues these aims through several means: visits to university buildings of particular interest in the UK and overseas; dissemination of information on best practice and latest thinking through workshops, films, seminars and debates; and an annual conference on a specific topic. The Forum also undertakes and publishes research relevant to promoting high-quality design in higher education. Research focuses both on innovation (looking forward) and lessons to be learnt (looking back) from projects in terms of student satisfaction, research and teaching outcomes, and operational success over time.Visit Website
LocatED is a government-owned property company, responsible for buying and developing sites for new free schools in England. It is one of the largest purchasers of land in the UK and has a multidisciplinary team with specialist skills and extensive property sector experience.
The LocatED team is proud to play its part in the delivery of new, world-class schools and creating thousands of good school places for future generations of children. The team is also working with the Department for Education to look at how multi-academy trusts and local authorities can improve the efficient use and management of their school estates.Visit Website
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. Our members work with their education clients to deliver better spaces for learning, designed to impact positively on young people’s wellbeing, behaviour engagement and attainment. If you need help planning, structuring or developing a construction project, visit us on stand B16 where you can talk to one of our RIBA accredited Client Advisers. As highly experienced architects, they can provide you with impartial and informed advice from the earliest stages of your project right through to delivery, depending on your needs.Visit Website
IBI Group is a globally integrated design and technology firm. IBI Learning+ is our education practice, a collection of designers and thought leaders dedicated to creating and shaping facilities and healthy campuses for the next generation of learners to thrive. Through our client partnerships, IBI Learning+ is engaging students and teachers to design holistic learning environments using the latest research and technology.
At IBI Learning+ we are focused on the learner, engaged in the community, and driving design innovation.Visit Website
The Wates Group is one of the leading privately owned construction, development and property services businesses in the UK. It employs approximately 4,000 people and generated turnover of £1.53bn in 2016. In 2017 Wates was named Contractor of the Year at the Construction News Awards and Organisation of the Year at the inaugural UK Social Mobility Award. Wates was also awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development for the second consecutive time.Visit Website
A unique digital only platform, Building 4 Education is a one stop resource for all those working in the education construction industry. As an online only platform Building 4 Education offers the very latest in headlines, reports, blogs and a weekly newsletter delivered straight to the inbox of its subscribers. Working with many of the key associations and biggest events in the education calendar, B4E delivers the latest news, biggest stories and best blogs from a vital, devoted sector.Visit Website
A NEW Journal for Education Professionals
“Education Buildings Journal is written for the industry by the industry – the education professionals.
The UK’s education buildings and learning spaces vary greatly, with factors such as location, procurement, funding and specification all influencing the final results. However, the common theme throughout the industry, be it design, build, management or maintenance is that we all want the best learning environments for this generation of pupils as well as the next.
The environment plays such an important part within a learner’s experience and their overall relationship with their education. With this is mind, we created this exciting new journal to provide you with topical insights and opinions from across the industry. Let’s deliver the next generation of education buildings and learning spaces so that all of our learners can achieve their full potential.”
James Lee, Publisher, Education Buildings JournalVisit Website
Education design & build is the leading editorially led title in the UK market that looks in detail at the design, build, delivery and management of the school, college & university estate. Published six times a year our readers are architects, specifiers, contractors, project managers, local authorities, head teachers, business managers, college leaders and university estate departments.Visit Website
Independent Education Today is the market leading print and digital platform reporting on all aspects of private education. Available in print, online and via the app, each edition contains all the latest news, stories, blogs and opinions from across the private school sector. For those wishing to communicate with senior management in the private education sector Independent Education Today offers unrivalled advertising options together with the highest quality editorial support.Visit Website
Having been at the heart of the higher education community for over 11 years, University Business is a highly regarded magazine and website that caters to all aspects of higher education. Each edition brings the latest news and stories covering facilities and estates, technology, catering, sustainability, finance and law. With regular contributions from industry leaders and key associations University Business is a valuable tool for all management working in HE.
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