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[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, […]

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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

With more than 1,000 tall buildings rising up across Shanghai in just two decades, China’s largest city has become a modern megatower metropolis. Boasting one of the most distinctive skylines on the planet, these five buildings are truly head and shoulders above the rest: The Shanghai Tower In a city where mega towers jostle for […]

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[31 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Capable of capturing your interest in just 140 characters or less, here is our top table of Twitter tweeters which we think every architect should follow. Regularly rolling-out resourceful topics, tips and trends, these architectural feeds have built up an impressive following. Instant inspiration is just a click away… 1. @Guggenheim: With over 839,000 followers, […]

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[22 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

When it comes to designing the buildings of tomorrow, the trusty iPad is a welcome addition to any architect’s toolbox. From sketching out ideas, taking photos for inspiration and showing proposals to clients – Apple’s revolutionary tablet computer has opened up a world of opportunities for architects to plan, design and oversee their projects, all […]

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[17 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Pint, The Cheesegrater, The Gherkin…not kitchen contents but ingenious nicknames for brilliantly innovative buildings. The UK capital’s skyline is continuously evolving, and its stars both old and new are shining bright. Here are five of the best modern architectural icons that have helped transform London: The Pint (or ‘Walkie Talkie’): 20 Fenchurch Street When […]

Featured, Headline, Sustainability »

[19 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Imagine a building development which is so environmentally-friendly that it’s not just carbon neutral, but carbon negative? Welcome to Tata Steel’s new £12.2m site in Port Talbot, featuring its steelworks stores, visitor centre and training centre, which thanks to a whole host of green initiatives has a -0.6 CO2 emission rate, making it the largest […]

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[13 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Steel has been used for over 1000 years and is the only common metal that will stick to a magnet. Did you know it’s the most recycled material on Earth. Steel is extremely economical to recycle because of its magnetic qualities and because it doesn’t loose any of its inherent strength qualities, no matter how many times it is recycled.

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[8 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel has won an order to manufacture 60,000 tonnes of high-quality rail for a new high-speed line linking the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Image source via Saudi Railways Organisation Image source via Saudi Railways Organisation The new railway will allow millions of pilgrims to cross the 276 miles […]

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[25 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

How Steel Changed the World {INFOGRAPHIC} – This infographic charts the progress of steel throughout the ages, summarizes steel’s integral part in the industrial revolution, the rise of steel usage in skyscrapers, steel in today’s world, sustainability and the future of steel.

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[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

This sharp, jutting structure isn’t just at the cutting-edge of technical training provision for students in Nijmegen, Holland – it’s also one of the coolest around thanks to its unique flooring which actively controls the building’s internal temperature. Top of the class for the building that heats and cools itself The state-of-the-art Technovium facility, designed […]