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  • Zaha Hadid's Pierresvives council building, Montpellier
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    Joie de vives

    2012-12-07T00:01:00Z

    Zaha Hadid’s Pierresvives council building in the French city of Montpellier relies on concrete to solve a range of structural and environmental challenges, as well as providing a spectacular geometric facade

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    Roundtable debate on going green: "It is happening"

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    AIS gathered together design and fit-out experts at St Mary Axe in September to compare notes on the pros and cons of going green. We report from the SAS International-sponsored event

  • Biophilia: Natural resources
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    Biophilia: Natural resources

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Big windows, natural light, pot plants… Sometimes the simplest things in life make the most business sense. We explore the value of biophilia in the office environment

  • Lease application form
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    Lease is more

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    With capital budgets still tight and limited finance available from other sources, leasing companies believe their moment may have come. We do the sums

  • EMAC Cold Rolled series
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    Interiors focus: Products

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    A roundup of the latest products in interiors

  • Vinci Centre
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    Inside Vinci's technology centre

    2012-11-02T00:00:00Z

    High impact: Discover a place where building materials are tested to their absolute limit

  • Steel Insight
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    Steel Insight - Education Buildings

    2012-10-26T00:00:00Z

    The fifth article in the Steel Insight series focuses on the key factors to consider when cost planning a steel-framed school, college or university building

  • Whirl pool
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    Whirl pool

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    From the swirling, curving walls and diving boards to the pools themselves, concrete makes a big splash at Zaha Hadid’s awe-inspiring aquatics centre

  • The six boards were all based on a single original mould
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    Star jumps: how the diving boards took shape

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    Variously likened to the stamens of an exotic flower, a splash or even poised cobras, the dramatic lines of the aquatics centre’s six diving boards have attracted much interest – not only as a natural centre of attention during the Games, but because they are visually fascinating in themselves.

  • The walls have been left exposed and uncoated
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    Wall-to-wall coverage

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    The curving concrete walls of the aquatics centre are one of its defining characteristics. They are first seen in the centre’s welcome area and provide a top and tail to the competition pools, as well as a stylish backdrop to television coverage of the diving.

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    Contractors named for London student-housing sites

    2012-09-03T11:56:00Z

    Mace, Elliott Thomas and Morgan Sindall land slices of  £300m development pot

  • Steel insight
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    Steel insight: Cost planning steel-framed multi-storey buildings

    2012-07-27T00:00:00Z

    The fourth article in the Steel Insight series focuses on the various factors to consider when cost planning a steel-framed multi-storey building

  • RIW
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    Caught in the rain

    2012-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Waterproofing strategies have a high failure rate and can lead to costly repairs. Specialist RIW has some tips on keeping a project dry

  • Ceilings
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    Interiors Focus: Top tips on installing ceilings

    2012-06-15T00:00:00Z

    A new AIS guide to top fixing aims to bring some much needed clarity to the secure installation of ceilings

  • Steel Insight
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    Steel Insight: Multi-storey Offices

    2012-04-20T00:00:00Z

    The third article in this series looks at the cost planning of multi-storey offices

  • Steel Insight 2
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    Steel insight: Cost planning through design stages

    2012-01-27T00:00:00Z

    The second article in this quarterly series looks at the cost planning of structural steelwork

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    Steel insight: Structural steelwork

    2011-10-28T00:00:00Z

    Structural steelwork accounts for about 70% of multi-storey building frames built in the UK. Steel Insight will appear quarterly to provide a source of reliable information for users of this key material