Projects and case studies featuring offsite construction on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Taplanes: Bathroom pods for student accommodation refurbishment
    Bathroom pods for student accommodation refurbishment
    Taplanes
    Originally built in 1902 the Grade II listed Grand Hotel was bought by Newcastle University in 1958 to provide student accommodation. The historic building underwent a £2.5m refurbishment to modernise the facilities to meet...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: THERMOMASS® panels, Torquay Community College
    THERMOMASS® panels, Torquay Community College
    Construction Systems Marketing
    Torquay Community College is a brand new educational establishment designed to replace an old campus. It required appropriate insulation for the external walls.
  • Taplanes: Bespoke shower and changing pods for Winchester College
    Bespoke shower and changing pods for Winchester College
    Taplanes
    Winchester College recently redeveloped New Hall and the project required ensuite solutions in the performers’ changing rooms. The £4m scheme included the refurbishment of a listed building and construction of a new...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Zero Carbon classrooms: thermally broken THERMOMASS®
    Zero Carbon classrooms: thermally broken THERMOMASS®
    Construction Systems Marketing
    A new concept of zero carbon classroom construction, incorporating the thermally broken Thermomass concrete sandwich wall panel system, has been developed in conjunction with one of the Thermomass precast concrete suppliers.
  • Taplanes: Bespoke shower pods for boarding school refurbishment
    Bespoke shower pods for boarding school refurbishment
    Taplanes
    During an 8-month refurbishment project Queenswood School's drama and domestic science building was converted into a junior boarding house. The project included the installation of bespoke shower pods
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Insulated concrete, Blanford Mere Primary School, Dudley
    Insulated concrete, Blanford Mere Primary School, Dudley
    Construction Systems Marketing
    The headmaster of Blanford Mere Primary School in Dudley wanted a rapid solution to a shortage of classroom space, but required something more durable than lightweight portable structures. Load-bearing Thermomass® walls...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Insulated concrete, Truro College
    Insulated concrete, Truro College
    Construction Systems Marketing
    The campus of Truro College in Cornwall was growing and to accommodate this two new buildings were commissioned to provide sports teaching and recreational facilities. These two buildings were designed with zero carbon...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: THERMOMASS®: one of the UK's 1st certified PH schools
    THERMOMASS®: one of the UK's 1st certified PH schools
    Construction Systems Marketing
    Montgomery Primary School, Exeter, has been designed by Devon County Council and NPS Exeter to be the UK’s first zero carbon school built to the PassivHaus standard. The £9 million school will cater for 420 pupils plus a...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Thermally broken cross-wall, apartments, Dublin
    Thermally broken cross-wall, apartments, Dublin
    Construction Systems Marketing
    Prospect Hill, Finglas Road in Dublin 11 is a scheme of 500 residential units, along with retail space, a doctor's surgery and creche across 9 different buildings. The development was designed by Reddy Architecture. At the...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: THERMOMASS®: ASDA freezer/coldstore distribution centre
    THERMOMASS®: ASDA freezer/coldstore distribution centre
    Construction Systems Marketing
    Concast Ltd used the Thermomass system from Construction Systems Marketing in manufacture and installation for a new coldstore/freezer distribution centre for ASDA in Rochdale near Manchester. The construction of...
  • Taplanes: Bathroom pods for Durham University heritage site
    Bathroom pods for Durham University heritage site
    Taplanes
    Historic Durham Castle, a World Heritage Site, houses student accommodation for Durham University and is also used outside of term-time to host events such as weddings, conferences and guided tours. A project to upgrade it...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Precast insulated concrete, distribution centre
    Precast insulated concrete, distribution centre
    Construction Systems Marketing
    A distribution centre, at Hams Hall in Coleshill, Birmingham, operating with extremely high levels of heavy-duty traffic required robust and durable walling solution. Typical traffic is 42 tonne articulated lorries, which,...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: Precast insulated concrete, De Ferrers School
    Precast insulated concrete, De Ferrers School
    Construction Systems Marketing
    De Ferrers School in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire needed a high quality modern sports facility very quickly and at a highly affordable rate. Thermomass® 8 metre high structural and load bearing panels provided the...
  • Construction Systems Marketing: THERMOMASS® installation, Piccadilly, Manchester
    THERMOMASS® installation, Piccadilly, Manchester
    Construction Systems Marketing
    The THERMOMASS concrete sandwich panel system was successfully used in a ten storey city centre development at Piccadilly, Manchester. Because of the complete absence of metal ties, the THERMOMASS system is a thermally...