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[15 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel has recently donated 13 bundles of its 700kg rectangular tubes to an aspiring volunteer-led children’s charity in Swansea, Wales. Featuring on the Children In Need special of BBC One series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’, the tubes were placed in the ground to hold back earth as part of an exciting project to […]

Architecture, BIM, Featured »

[14 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

“We are now at a point we have never been at before. The industry is standing on a burning platform and all other options have gone. It simply has to change”. Mark Farmer, UK Construction Week 11th Oct 2017.   The Burning Platform Over the last few years the construction industry has seen numerous reports, […]

Architecture, Case Study, Featured, Headline, News, Offbeat »

[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Manufactured metal transformed into the breathtaking incredible – these giant horses heads gracing the Scottish skyline are a majestic example of Tata Steel’s creative solutions with over 3,000m of steel tubes at their core. Known as The Kelpies after the supernatural water horse from Celtic mythology, the magnificent, 100ft high horse heads – the largest […]

Architecture, News, Skyline »

[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new Melbourne skyscraper is now ready to be built after final plans for its design were accepted, according to infolink.com.au. The Sovereign Square project will be based at the city’s 545 Station Street, Box Hill. The plans have been proposed by Melbourne-based firm AXF Group, however the design is being handled by London company […]

Architecture, Skyline »

[18 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Dubai-based construction firm Shapoorji Pollonji International has been chosen to build what will eventually be the tallest residential building in South Asia, dailymirror.lk reports. The company will act as the main contractor for the Altair luxury riverside condominium in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. The development will comprise two separate towers, the tallest of which […]

Architecture, News, Skyline »

[17 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new skyscraper being constructed in Auckland, New Zealand will boost the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), as well as create hundreds of new jobs. According to tvnz.co.nz, the tower will cost $350 million New Zealand dollars (around £117 million) to build. The 52-storey building will be 209 metres high, making it the tallest skyscraper […]

Architecture, News, Skyline »

[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The construction project to build the Dubai Pearl skyscraper could be salvaged, thanks to new investment from a Hong Kong-based group. According to cnbc.com, Chow Tai Fook Endowment Industry Investment Development (CTFE) has acquired $1.9 billion (£1.16 billion) worth of property assets in the tower, which could see it get back on track. The skyscraper […]

Architecture, Case Study, Featured, Headline »

[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The long-awaited first direct Arena in Leeds is a really sound example of how structural materials can make or break the performance of an entertainment venue. The first stadium in the UK to feature a unique fan shape which radiates out from a central stage, its location in the heart of Leeds in a highly-populated […]

Architecture, News »

[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Around 1,000 news jobs in architecture could be created by 2018 as demand in the sector continues to rise, bdonline.co.uk reports. These figures were released as part of the CITB’s (Construction Industry Training Board) annual Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast. It claims that 46,370 workers will be needed to match industry demand within the next […]

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[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

This futuristic train network in Dubai has sped into the record books thanks to the support of Tata Steel. Officially the world’s longest fully-automated metro network spanning 47 miles with two operational lines, the Dubai Metro is a feat of modern transport engineering, underpinned by over 60,000m2 of Tata Steel ComFlor® 80 composite floor decking […]