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[7 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Plans to demolish a 25-storey skyscraper in Reading have been scrapped despite “enormous public support” for a new tower to be put in its place, reports bbc.co.uk. Built in 1974, the now derelict Thames Tower was set to be taken down and replaced with a “landmark development”. Investment management firm LaSalle, the building’s owner, has […]

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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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[27 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

An iconic American department store is to receive a makeover costing in the region of $400 million, nytimes.com reports. Macy’s flagship store on West 34th Street Manhattan, is in the process of undergoing a revamp that is promised will ‘maintain the store’s architectural integrity’. Image source The work commenced a few months ago and much […]

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[16 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Protected by the comprehensive Platinum System Guarantee, the replacement R32 profiled sheeting by Panels and Profiles provides an attractive new roof covering, installed with minimal disruption to everyday operations. A fully guaranteed, watertight, long-term solution. Project: Plate Processing Centre, Cradley Heath Client: Plate Processing Centre Installation Contractor: UK Industrial Roofing and Cladding System Manufacturer: Panels […]

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[28 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

The government is set to launch a ‘national communications campaign’ to promote its new Green Deal energy efficiency initiative, marking a partial U-turn by ministers, reports businessgreen.com. Despite ministers and a government department (Department of Energy and Climate Change) claiming it should be the responsibility of the private sector to publicise the Green Deal, it […]

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[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

The UK has been named the most ‘energy-efficient economy’ for its efforts in cutting pollution, guardian.co.uk reports. Launched by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, the inaugural ‘International Energy Efficiency Scorecard’ saw the UK take gold ahead of Germany, Italy, Japan and France. Image source The scorecard rated the efforts of each of […]

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[23 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Portsmouth University is on the hunt for developers and contractors to build their delayed 300ft student tower, constructionenquirer.comwrites. The project, known as the Blade due to the building’s distinctive, sloping and sharp tower, was delayed after developers pulled out in March due to planning problems and ‘financial reasons’. Keen to progress with the £30 million […]

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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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[30 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Thousands of jobs will be created through the development of listed Battersea Power Station and its associated rail link, according to Prime Minister David Cameron. The project, which Mr Cameron said would “protect the towers of that iconic landmark”, will create 20,000 construction jobs and 13,000 permanent jobs when the work has been completed, telegraph.co.uk […]

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[20 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

The expansion of Dundee University’s College of Life Sciences will secure 200 jobs, stv.tv reports. In a £12.5 million project, the university is to build the new Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research which, it is hoped, will ‘enhance the institution’s capacity for drug discovery’. The college is currently a leader in the field of […]