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[14 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

A new government report suggests that “garden cities” could benefit the public purse and protect the nation’s green spaces at the same time. The ‘Creating Garden Cities and Suburbs Today’ paper proposes that public sector land is released to communities so that they can demonstrate sustainable-building principles. Image source Sustainable-building principles As well as showcasing  […]

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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

The role of building cladding in some of the most innovative and awe-inspiring projects from across the globe will take centre stage in the new edition of Design Magazine, reports Construction Digital. The quarterly publication, published by the UK’s largest brick manufacturer Ibstock, will demonstrate how alternative forms of cladding have been used in a […]

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[26 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Fears that pieces of concrete may fall from Glasgow University library have prompted a mass installation of rainscreen cladding. University refurbishment project University bosses will spend £4 million on refurbishing the library’s six stairwells; adding a layer of wall cladding to prevent further damage to the building’s walls, whilst minimising the risk of debris falling. […]

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[17 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

In the UK for rainscreens, aluminium has traditionally been the preferred product of choice. But for the sophisticated look of a traditional rainscreen, without the expense, have you considered steel? Image Courtesy of Metall Profil® Steel rainscreens are the preferred choice Due to its 1.2mm thickness, steel rainscreens offer an excellent flatness for façade panels […]

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Construction work has commenced on Scotland’s first “mass timber, mixed use, low carbon development.” Situated in Raploch, close to Stirling Castle, the building comprises three eco-friendly homes and three commercial units and should generate six construction jobs in the area. Image source via Raploch Urban Regeneration Company (URC) Urban regeneration One of Scotland’s “newest cities”, […]

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[7 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Marks & Spencer has opened its first sustainable store in Sheffield, to much industry acclaim. Incorporating a host of eco-friendly design features, the Ecclesall Road site is being called “their greenest ever store” according to the Association of Sustainability Practitioners, commenting at asp.online.org. The store features a ‘living wall’ Image source Built on the site […]