Mar 25, 2019 Last Updated 1:03 PM, Mar 22, 2019
Mainmark gives advice about why building foundations sink and the advanced repair solutions now available.
The Government has produced new draft ‘Approved Documents’ for Building Regulations Part B in England, in an attempt to clarify statutory guidance on fire safety guidance. But they don’t go far enough when it comes to smoke and heat alarm provision for housing, says Freddie…
Iain Entwistle, Product Marketing Manager at Meesons A.I., looks at the problems that can arise as a result of tailgating in restricted areas of a building, and how it can be prevented.
When recreation centre Sapphire Ice & Leisure opened in Romford this January, it became the UK’s first example of an ice rink built on a floor wholly and directly above a heated swimming pool. In building design and construction terms, creating neighbours of two such…
We often hear that collaboration is improving rapidly in construction, thanks to digital technology. Elecosoft’s Jonathan Hunter explores how this can transform the operations of the large sites and strategic projects which are so common in public sector building.
Here Alan Davison, Building Surveying Senior Partner at Pellings, weighs up the pros and cons of each consultancy framework option for the best results.
Knauf, the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems, is introducing a radical new render system, Knauf MineralAktiv, to the UK market. Designed to inhibit the growth of surface algae and fungi, the system addresses the most common problem associated with render finishes…
Instantly recognisable from the university logo and a statement example of modern architecture that heralds the entrance to campus, Lancaster University’s chaplaincy is a striking building with three circular flat roofs and a central three-pronged spire. Each vertical prong of the spire rises to a…
Achieving compliance on a building project is nothing new. In fact, records suggest that some Building Regulations date back to the late 1100s, when the sudden surge in building in London led to homes blocking access to natural light and poorly placed gutters, writes Michael…
Proteus Facades has helped create a striking new feature on the University of Northampton’s Riverside Campus in the form of a 26m flue shaft on its new £6.9m biomass plant, completed with Proteus cladding panels and an integrated LED screen by digiLED.
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