All Public buildings articles – Page 8

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    Food and formica


    Formica high-pressure laminate was used to create colourful screen-printed walls for a cafeteria at Acland Burghley School in north London.

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    Plumbing system extended


    Durapipe has extended its Wefatherm PP-R socket fusion plumbing system.

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    Wall-hung boilers


    Boiler maker Buderus has launched a range of wall-hung gas-condensing boilers called GB162 that are suitable for commercial applications including schools, offices and hotels.

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    Acoustic flooring


    Commercial flooring specialist Polyflor has launched an acoustic flooring system.

  • The auditorium bulges out towards the neo-gothic Peace Palace

    Doing justice to the law


    Michael Wilford’s law academy in the Hague is a judicious mix of the traditional and the avant-garde

  • Powell Dobson designed offices in Aberystwyth

    Images: Welsh foresters select green offices


    Architect Powell Dobson wins design contract for local and national government offices in Aberystwyth

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    Cost model: PFI projects


    The government has swept aside opposition and committed itself to the use of the private sector in delivering public services. With private finance sure to have a growing role in the government’s building programme, it’s time to ask if PFI will be able to deliver. Davis Langdon Everest ...

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    Cost model: Urban design and infrastructure


    Infrastructure and public realm projects are a key component of the strategies to regenerate urban districts drawn up by Lord Rogers taskforce. Davis Langdon Everest, with urban designer EDAW, examine the funding, procurement and cost of the schemes that will bring people back to the city

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    Cost model: Town centre pedestrianisation


    Upgrading run-down city centres by pedestrianising streets and introducing hard and soft landscaping has become a popular and cost-effective improvement option. In the 12 of this continuing series of cost models, QS Davis, Langdon Everest costs four alternatives: model design and planning criteria; procurement options and a guide ...