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Ventilation specialist Addvent has launched a range of mixed-flow fans that come in 100mm, 125mm, 150mm and 200mm models.
Addvent says the fans’ noise levels are low and that they can be mounted in series for increased pressure and in parallel to increase airflow. It also says they are easy to maintain.
By Tony Whitehead
Before he died in 2007, the legendary Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa sketched out a swirling, ‘dragon-tailed’ cancer care centre in Swansea. Now the UK’s 13th Maggie’s Centre has been completed in titanium-studded concrete by Garbers James
By Tony Whitehead
When writer and garden designer Maggie Keswick Jencks was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, together with her husband, the architectural writer Charles Jencks, she set about her creating a charity project to provide cancer sufferers with expert support within a more sympathetic built environment.
The Maggie’s Centre certainly provided a stern test of the capabilities of precast concrete supplier Thorp Precast. The job involved creating 56 precast panels, and although many of these were similar, very few were identical.
By Olivia Barber
When a section 114 ‘bankruptcy’ notice is put in place, a council’s non-statutory services are restricted and housebuilding ‘goes to the back of the queue’. Yet the growing number of councils in this situation are finding ways to carry on building
By Matilda Battersby
A new survey reveals the locations and job titles within the industry that command the most impressive wages and bonuses. Matilda Battersby reports.
By Joey Gardiner
With little prospect of a rapid reduction in interest rates to spur a recovery, many in the industry are now just looking to “survive until ’25”. Joey Gardiner looks at the prospects for residential developers doing so.
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