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  • At the Fabrica office development in Manchester, Levolux’s Triniti Bracket was used to anchor the perforated aluminium panels and walkways to the façade.
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    A bridge too far


    Solar shading is an essential method of controlling light and temperature in glazed buildings - but it can all be undermined by the wrong choice of bracket

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    Bricks and mortar boards


    With a constant need to attract the best students, the development of universities has remained a strong sector for the construction industry. But are universities making the most of the connections with the cities they are in? Our roundtable of industry experts gathered to discuss the issues faced by our ...

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    Where next for BIM?


    With the BIM revolution set to enter a new phase, a panel of experts discuss the challenges facing the industry if it is going to get the most out of the groundbreaking technology. Iain Withers reports

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    The new Part L: Small steps and giant leaps


    The delayed changes to Part L have come into force at last, but debate rages over whether they go far enough and what their impact on the housebuilding and insulation industries is likely to be. Chris Wheal examines the drawbacks and the benefits

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    Walking the talk


    For Balfour Beatty, sustainability isn’t a boardroom buzzword – it’s a rigorously monitored set of targets pursued by every member of its workforce and brought to bear on schemes up and down the country


    BIM debate: A premium process?


    Building Information Modelling is intended to reduce risk and increase accountability. So will it mean paying less on your insurance? Experts debated the question at a seminar hosted by Building and Zurich Insurance

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    Steel Insight: Frame solutions


    When cost planning structural steelwork, careful and early information gathering is essential to making the right decision about what frame solution to choose

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    Training your staff has never been easier


    Training grants from the CITB are more generous, and easier to claim, than many builders think

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    St Paul's School, London: Best days of its life


    Architectural standards were slipping at the 500-year-old St Paul’s School in London, but the elegant exposed interiors and concrete colonnades of Nicholas Hare’s new science building augur well for the future

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    Foster + Partners' Queen Alia airport


    Foster + Partners’ new airport in Jordan uses a mix of in-situ and precast concrete techniques to create a mesmerising pattern of shallow domes, curving beams and tapering columns

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    Building best practice: risky business


    Building and Newforma have teamed up for the Building Best Practice series of webinars. The latest broadcast followed the theme of Decreasing Risk on Projects

  • Birmingham City University’s new campus project has included BIM from the outset

    BIM: A modelling masterclass


    What lessons can be learned from a client-driven Building Information Modelling (BIM) project? A webinar from Building and Excitech points the way forward

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    Co-op’s Manchester HQ: Invisible touch


    Hidden within its structure and deep underground, concrete has played a central role in turning the Co-op’s new Manchester HQ into the UK’s greenest office

  • Thanks to a £700,000 makeover, the almshouses are warm, secure and newly fitted out inside

    CRASH: Transforming St Paul’s Homes


    With support from CRASH, its patrons and supporters, derelict almshouses have been transformed into comfortable homes that provide a sanctuary for those that have experienced real hardship

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    Dulux Trade Awards 2012


    Contractor painters that go the extra mile have been rewarded by Dulux Trade

  • GRAPH 7. How confident are you with regard to the prospects for the construction industry in 2013?

    The Considerate Constructors Scheme annual survey 2013


    Every year the Considerate Constructors Scheme asks the building industry and the general public for their views, here’s a summary of what they said this time …

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    The retrofit debate: A strong argument for public expenditure


    Ahead of Ecobuild, a panel of experts gathered to discuss how to bring about a national retrofitting programme to make the nation’s existing building stock carbon neutral

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    Steel insight: Industrial buildings


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    Whose BIM is it anyway?


    Faithful + Gould project manager Jane Foulkes was a BIM sceptic until she was faced with a complex prison design project and a three-month deadline…

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    The route to BIM in 10 steps

    The industry will have to put its foot down to meet the government’s BIM deadline. Here, five experts break the route in 10 key stages