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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

A report celebrating more than 100 years of skyscrapers has pinpointed two innovations that made the construction of cloud-skimming buildings possible, bdonline.co.uk reports. Building information company Emporis has taken a look back at the history of tall towers in order to create a skyscraper timeline – from the 1900s to the present day. Making the […]

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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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[20 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Steel is something you use every single day…but you probably haven’t even realised. The spoon you ate your breakfast with. The car or bus you rode to work. The airplane you flew on during your last holiday. The house, office building, or café you’re sitting in right now… all constructed using steel. Image source What’s […]

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[21 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The finishing touches are being applied to Poole’s Twin Sails Bridge in time for the arrival of HRH The Princess Royal, reports Bournemouth Echo. Engineers are said to be adding steel cladding to each of the four 7-metre high totems, which house the bridge’s “barriers, lights, speakers and traffic controls that communicate with the control […]