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BUILDING DESIGN new products and projects

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  • Cembrit: Corrugated roof gives barn conversion a traditional look
    Corrugated roof gives barn conversion a traditional look
    Cembrit
    Cembrit B5 corrugated fibre-cement roof cladding sheets have been used for a barn conversion in Itchen Abbas near Winchester. The project has seen the transformation of a traditional, single-storey stable building into two...
  • Alpha Rail: Juliette balconies for Richmond police station
    Juliette balconies for Richmond police station
    Alpha Rail
    A former police station located on the corner of Lewis Road and Wakefield Road in Richmond upon Thames, London has been converted into a luxury apartment complex featuring Juliette balconies and metal railings manufactured...
  • M&M Timber: Retreat Sheds
    Retreat Sheds
    M&M Timber
    Handmade to order from the finest materials, 50 years of experience and expertise come together in M&M Timber's Retreat Sheds. Made from smooth-planed Redwood lap boards and a substantial framework, these buildings are built...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Kerto LVL roof beams for indoor swimming pool
    Kerto LVL roof beams for indoor swimming pool
    Metsä Wood UK
    The roof structure for the new indoor swimming pool at the Sport Centre Cents in Luxembourg was designed by the German architectural office Auer Weber. The ceiling was built using 23.75 metres long wooden elements, which...
  • Hy-Tex: Pixel-Garden vertical green wall planters
    Pixel-Garden vertical green wall planters
    Hy-Tex
    Pixel-Garden vertical green wall planters can be used to create modular vegetation walls in public spaces and private gardens. The system can be used to enhance feelings of well-being, improve air quality, increase...
  • Hy-Tex: VersiWall™ GP modular vertical green wall system
    VersiWall™ GP modular vertical green wall system
    Hy-Tex
    VersiWall™ is a modular, vertical greening system which offers architects and developers a cost-effective solution for creating living plant walls. The system offers several tray mounting options (propriety panels, weld...
  • GEZE UK: Automatic door drive for redeveloped Telford Bus Station
    Automatic door drive for redeveloped Telford Bus Station
    GEZE UK
    Telford Bus Station - a travel hub forming part of the Telford Shopping Centre - has undergone a £1.9 million refurbishment, transforming an outdated terminus into a light and airy atrium geared to improving passenger...
  • GEZE UK: Automatic window openers for smoke ventilation system
    Automatic window openers for smoke ventilation system
    GEZE UK
    A natural smoke ventilation system which combines automated smoke and heat extraction has been installed at Lawson House – a new extra care independent living facility in Aylesford, Kent. Additional safety has been...
  • GEZE UK: Automatic sliding door drives for Crossrail station
    Automatic sliding door drives for Crossrail station
    GEZE UK
    Abbey Wood is a pivotal station on the south eastern stretch of the new Elizabeth line, part of London’s Crossrail network. A practical and effective entrance was deemed essential for the smooth running of the station. The...
  • H+H UK: Building blocks for new housing development in Plymouth
    Building blocks for new housing development in Plymouth
    H+H UK
    H+H Celcon Blocks were specified for use on a 24-unit social housing development in Plymouth. H+H was chosen in part due to the lightweight properties and ease of use of the product as half of the units were constructed by...
  • H+H UK: Building blocks for self-build home in Wales
    Building blocks for self-build home in Wales
    H+H UK
    Using aircrete, a certified modern method of construction, main contractor B.W Bellis was able to complete the blockwork on a large six-bedroom self-build property in Wales within six weeks. Apart from some technical...
  • H+H UK: Building blocks for self-build home in Yorkshire
    Building blocks for self-build home in Yorkshire
    H+H UK
    H+H Celcon Blocks were specified in a self-build home project in Flockton. The property was constructed with the aim of being as thermally efficient as possible. Special attention was paid to detailing of the insulation,...

News

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  • Three brands, one objective - safe access all areas
    Three brands, one objective - safe access all areas
    Three of the UK’s leading access specialists have come together to form the Access 360 portfolio, providing a total manufacturing solution for roof, ceiling, wall and floor access products for the construction industry. Access 360 comprises Bilco UK, Profab Access and Howe Green. These well-established brands all have a strong reputation for...
    Howe Green, 18 July 2019 News
  • DualProof waterproofing system gains BDA Agrément®
    DualProof waterproofing system gains BDA Agrément®
    Delta Membrane Systems Ltd is delighted to announce DualProof has been certified by KIWA (European Institution for Testing, Inspection and Certification). The BDA Agrément® process is designed to underpin the ‘fitness for purpose’ of products destined for the European construction market. Products are examined and rigorously tested following...
    Delta Membrane Systems, 08 July 2019 News
  • First 'Class A' fire-rated pedestal flooring system
    First 'Class A' fire-rated pedestal flooring system
    The Outdoor Deck Company is first-to-market in the UK with a fully Class A fire-rated external pedestal flooring system. We are excited to tell you about our new innovative Class A fire-rated external pedestal flooring system - Reif Dura-Link. The Outdoor Deck Company has responded to the recommendations of the 'Hackitt Report' Approved Document B...
    Outdoor Deck Company, 01 July 2019 News
  • Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    This seminar provides an insight on the different techniques for designing structural waterproofing systems and how to waterproof to achieve the requirements within BS 8102:2009: a focus on new build (concrete) structures and how combination waterproofing systems are specified for below ground environments; section details discussion on how...
    Newton Waterproofing, CPD

Events

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  • Glee 2019
    Glee is the UK’s most valued garden industry trade show, held annually at the NEC Birmingham, UK. Everything we do is aimed at enhancing the world around us and others, be it creating beautiful living and working environments to building communities and experiences through leisure time well spent....
    EMAP, 10 September 2019 Event

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