Fire protection and thermal insulation are no contradiction. Thin, effective insulation and fire protection are indeed compatible. Since this year the new insulation material CALOSTAT® is available in the UK and already used in several objects in London.
How one UK company is speeding up the construction process, saving clients time and money
UCEM Principal Ashley Wheaton puts the case forward for SMEs to take advantage of the halved apprenticeship training fees
A big ask but Stannah did it: injected present-day performance into an historic passenger lift whilst conserving its yesteryear veneer – a tour de force that helped update access in the transformation of the Grade II-listed Bristol Police HQ into the YMCA’s The Bristol Wing.
Monodraught are honoured to have been able to support a second DIY SOS project. This time for the recent Grenfell special which involved building a new Boxing club and Community Centre for residents affected by the tragic fire of June 2017.
Renzo Piano: see the function, invention and vision behind some of the greatest buildings of our time in the Royal Academy of Arts’ new exhibition
Not all below ground waterproofing systems offer the same protection or easy application, and consequences can be costly. With more than 25 years and 65 million square metres of proven success, GCP Applied Technologies provides advice in selecting a below ground waterproofing solution
This elegant extension, designed by award-winning practice Chris Dyson Architects, not only significantly increases the footprint of the client’s North London home, but also delivers a uniquely versatile living space for use all year round. The pure scale and the innovative use of glazing for the extension as well as ...
UK Construction Week (UKCW) returns to the NEC between 9-11 October with a jam-packed three-day event where you can walk away feeling positive and ready for the future.
Technology has yet to fully filter through to many parts of the construction process. Debika Ray reports on a roundtable by Bluebeam discussing how to motivate companies to digitalise
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How a decision-making software platform can help to overcome the challenges of keeping large schemes from running late and overbudget
At Ryder Architecture’s launch of the Reinvention for an Exceptional Construction Industry campaign, some of the industry’s key voices discussed the steps we need to take to transform the industry.
Stannah Lifts has supplied and installed (and will maintain) 38 lift products in Imperial Green, a high-specification development of 75, two-, three- and four-bedroom townhouses and apartments in Hythe, a peaceful, coastal market town on the fringe of Romney Marsh.
Carillion, Grenfell and the housing crisis are just some of the crunchy topics due to be debated by delegates attending this year’s UK Construction Week (UKCW)
BIM takeup is still increasing, but is the construction industry using it to its full potential? And how can all of the teams across a project be encouraged to do so?
Vectorworks busts five myths related to BIM Level 2 — by showing you how Vectorworks power user bprarchitects successfully completed a project working entirely in 3D
As the Hackitt report publishes its findings on building regulations and fire safety, a panel put together by the Business Sprinkler Alliance discusses what needs to change to prevent another Grenfell disaster
Focus SB Ltd is a British company dedicated to manufacturing electrical wiring accessories of unparalleled quality for two generations