Futurebuild 2019: Uniting industry to tackle the big issues

2019-02-18T17:09:00+00:00Sponsored by Futurebuild

Taking place on 05-07 March at ExCeL London, Futurebuild 2019 will tackle the biggest challenges impacting the industry

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The Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge is back!

2019-02-05T09:05:00+00:00By CRASH

Entries are now open for the Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge, in aid of CRASH charity


Fire protection and thermal insulation

2018-12-03T06:00:00+00:00Sponsored by

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.

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The future of architectural design

2018-11-20T07:00:00+00:00Sponsored by

How one UK company is speeding up the construction process, saving clients time and money


Why SMEs should seriously consider hiring apprentices

2018-11-19T07:00:00+00:00Sponsored by

UCEM Principal Ashley Wheaton puts the case forward for SMEs to take advantage of the halved apprenticeship training fees

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Stannah resurrects a 1930s passenger lift in YMCA’s The Bristol Wing

2018-11-13T11:08:00+00:00Sponsored by

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.

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The Power of the Construction Industry - Grenfell Community Centre

2018-10-29T06:00:00+00:00Sponsored by Monodraught

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.

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Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings

2018-10-22T09:34:00+01:00Sponsored by

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


Peace of mind below ground

2018-10-08T09:10:00+01:00Sponsored by

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

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​Contemporary orangery with bespoke rooflights transforms family home

2018-10-01T06:00:00+01:00Sponsored by

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 ...

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UK Construction Week gives building professionals control


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.


Roundtable: digitally inclined

2018-09-07T10:46:00+01:00Sponsored by

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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Costing Steelwork 6: July 2018 - cost models update


Read the latest Costing Steelwork digital supplement


White paper: The secrets of keeping a project on track


How a decision-making software platform can help to overcome the challenges of keeping large schemes from running late and overbudget

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Reinventing construction: how does the industry keep up?

2018-07-10T11:01:00+01:00By Debika Ray, Ryder Architecture

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.

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Imperial Green: An award-winning haven of new homes in Hythe, Kent


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.

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Get an Insight into the Future at UK Construction Week


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)


Roundtable: Universal BIM

2018-06-22T07:24:00+01:00By Debika Ray,

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?

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The tools you need to meet the UK BIM Level 2 mandate

2018-06-05T10:20:00+01:00Sponsored by

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


A safer future

2018-06-01T06:00:00+01:00Sponsored by The Business Sprinkler Alliance, by Debika Ray

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