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[20 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

New research has found that the worldwide demand for green construction materials is set to more than double by 2020, according to bizjournals.com. The data was collected by company Navigant Research, which looks at emerging technologies. The research reported that Europe is expected to be the largest of the regional markets by 2020, with the […]

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[11 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Plans for the transformation of BBC’s Television Centre have been revealed and include a hotel development, bbc.co.uk reports. An iconic building which many are deeply nostalgic about Image source The iconic building, which features the famous ‘doughnut’ with its glass external cladding, was sold by BBC last year to Stanhope for £200 million. The developer […]

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[4 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Cool, metallic colours give a great hint to what’s going on behind the closed doors of this building in the Netherlands. This is the HQ of Dutch firm Multimetaal, which provides construction, testing and fabrication services to the on and off-shore oil, gas and petrochemical industries. The brief for architects Tjaart Hoeksema BNA was simple […]

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[29 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

New rainbow-coloured cladding along with a hi-tech system are set to save residents in a block of Manchester flats hundreds of pounds on their energy bills, southportgb.com reports. Impressive new technology which reacts to the elements is to be installed on the outside of two blocks of flats and six bungalows in Erneley Close, Longsight, […]

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[17 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Residents of the Brandon Court tower block of flats in Motherwell, Scotland, will benefit from a little extra insulation this winter following the completion of a cladding and re-roofing project. Costing £2 million over the course of a year, the project saw cladding panels fitted around the building to improve insulation and reduce tenants’ heating […]

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[1 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Approval has been give for the construction of a new ‘pioneering’ energy recovery facility in Staffordshire, thebusinessdesk.comreports. The facility, which will be situated in Four Ashes, South Staffordshire, should save taxpayers £250 million ‘during its life-cycle’, according Staffordshire County Council. Additionally, it should help the council eventually achieve its aim of sending no waste to […]

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[14 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Wokingham town planners have concluded that the application of building cladding as part of a regeneration programme can keep shops trading at all times – no matter what’s going on around them. The proposal is intended to keep local retailers happy, as well as members of the public, as Peach Place in Wokingham prepares to […]

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[9 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

The facade of London’s first ever residential tower block is to receive a makeover, bdonline.co.uk reports. Grade II-listed Great Arthur House – situated at the Barbican in London – was designed by Chamberlain, Powell and Bon in 1951. The revolutionary building comprises 120 flats over 16 storeys and was the first to reach over 50 metres […]

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[31 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Planning for compliance? Tata Steel will work with you, providing objective support and advice at the design phase to help you achieve compliance, optimum performance and lower overall costs. Technically superior buildings that match your vision We understand the challenges of the construction industry. If you are building to specific sustainability credentials or performance criteria we […]

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[19 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

From autumn this year, businesses will have access to the efficiency services on offer from the Green Deal, businessgreen.com reports. Previous suspicions that businesses would have to wait for support have been quashed by the announcement, which was made by an unnamed Whitehall source. Green Deal energy makeover While it is true that commercial applicants […]