All articles by Thomas Lane – Page 6

  • BIM
    News

    Building regulations to be integrated into BIM

    2013-06-21T06:00:00Z

    Working group looks at ways to integrate regulations, planning and health and safety requirements into BIM models

  • BIM2
    Features

    Tune in to BIM FM

    2013-06-14T00:00:00Z

    What can BIM offer facilities managment and will it have a transformative impact on building operation?

  • Serpentine Pavilion
    Features

    Serpentine Pavilion: A snake in the grass

    2013-06-04T14:39:00Z

    Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine Pavilion is a geometric structure, but also organic and cloud-like. It’s an impressive deception. So how did the team pull it off?

  • Stonehenge
    Features

    Stonehenge visitor centre: A lot of history

    2013-05-22T06:00:00Z

    Stonehenge’s first building work in many years is nearly complete. All it’s taken is 20 years, several design competitions and nearly £40m in planning costs

  • MC781-1664-HR
    Features

    Derwent London's white collar factory

    2013-05-10T06:00:00Z

    Derwent London has come up with an office concept that could undercut the rest of the market. But will its basic specifications and industrial design attract prospective occupiers?

  • Bim Show Live
    Comment

    The future is BIM

    2013-05-01T11:36:00Z

    This year’s BIM Show Live shows that the industry is embracing BIM – but the challenge lies in understanding what information is important

  • birminghamnewstreet1
    Features

    Birmingham New Street: Quite a journey

    2013-04-19T00:00:00Z

    Getting the trains to run on time is one thing, but running to the timetable on a project the size of the £700m refurbishment of Birmingham New Street - while keeping the existing station fully operational - is something else entirely. Thomas Lane jumps on board

  • houseofstraw
    Features

    House of straw

    2013-04-17T06:00:00Z

    An affordable co-ownership scheme made of straw is proving highly energy efficient

  • 0projects1
    Features

    The ICE Awards 2013

    2013-03-15T00:00:00Z

    In 2012 London took on the huge logistical challenge of hosting the Olympics, but its ambitions did not stop there. Thomas Lane highlights the feats of engineering that are changing the face of the capital and that are this year’s winners of the ICE Awards

  • Projects
    Features

    Sustainable Project of the Year

    2013-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Eight buildings are competing for the title of Sustainable Project of the Year in the 2013 Building Awards. Here’s this year’s shortlist

  • tom lane
    Comment

    Ecobuild: A great deal to talk about

    2013-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Ecobuild 2013 will tackle a range of urgent issues, but the Green Deal will take centre stage

  • zero carbon
    Features

    Green for Growth: Zero-carbon homes

    2013-02-07T07:00:00Z

    The industry needs some clarity on carbon reduction targets. Building looks at three examples of low and zero-carbon housing

  • The Place
    Features

    The Place to be

    2013-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The Shard may have attracted all the attention in the last year but its little sister, The Place, represents just as accomplished a technical feat

  • India
    Features

    Sustainability in India: Growing pains

    2012-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Construction is booming in India, but what chance is there the country can build sustainably?

  • Streatham Ice Rink
    Features

    Streatham Hub: How to build an ice rink above a swimming pool

    2012-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Streatham Hub in south London contains not only a supermarket, apartments and a bus station, but a first-floor ice rink above a heated pool

  • tom lane
    Comment

    Green is gold

    2012-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Next year’s Ecobuild will be the biggest yet, with an added focus on commercial property

  • Siemens
    Features

    Siemen's Abu Dhabi HQ

    2012-10-26T00:00:00Z

    Technology giant Siemens developed one LEED Platinum-rated office in London, and is now trying to replicate this success - in the Abu Dhabi desert

  • housing
    Features

    Passivhaus for dummies

    2012-10-12T00:00:00Z

    An off-site Passivhaus solution has been developed that can, its maker claims, be put up by anyone able to hold a hammer. Thomas Lane reports

  • Leeds arena
    Features

    Leeds Arena: Big noise in the city

    2012-09-14T00:00:00Z

    How Bam kept the noise down in the 12,500-seat arena in Leeds city centre

  • Southend Pier Cultural Centre
    Features

    Southend Pier Cultural Centre: Out on a limb

    2012-08-31T00:00:00Z

    How do you carry out a construction project more than a mile out to sea during one of the wettest, windiest summers on record? Well, Kier’s approach to the £3m Southend Pier Cultural Centre job was to build it somewhere else