Projects and case studies featuring blocks & bricks on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • H+H UK: Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    H+H UK
    Sawston Village College used H+H UK’s Plus Blocks and the thin-joint system for its new science block extension. The extension provides eight new classrooms to develop the college’s specialism in teaching sciences to 11–16...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: 44 new Rå Build homes for Ashford Council, Kent
    44 new Rå Build homes for Ashford Council, Kent
    H+H UK
    Changes to government funding structures for social housing allow Councils to build directly-owned houses for rent. Ashford Council subsequently embarked on a programme of building that is likely to see 20 units pa built to Code...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: H+H flooring and building blocks for mixed use housing
    H+H flooring and building blocks for mixed use housing
    H+H UK
    H+H's Rå Build method was used for this affordable and retirement home mixed development, with the inner leaf, first floor and roof installed ahead of the external leaf. The homes were required to achieve level three in the Code...
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  • H+H UK: Low density Aircrete blocks for foundations and walls
    Low density Aircrete blocks for foundations and walls
    H+H UK
    Pine Lodge is a seven home development located on Liverpool Road close to the centre of Chester. H+H Celcon Foundation Blocks (325mm x 215mm) in Standard Grade and 3.6N strength were used to construct the foundations for the new...
    SAVE Project
  • Tobermore: Nostalgic Country Stone Walling Specified by Persimmon
    Nostalgic Country Stone Walling Specified by Persimmon
    Tobermore
    Martello Park in Pembroke, South Wales, is one of the latest developments crafted by Persimmon Homes. The housebuilder faced challenges with this project in sourcing a housebuilding product that would blend with the traditional...
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  • H+H UK: Sustainable foundation blocks for housing development
    Sustainable foundation blocks for housing development
    H+H UK
    Celcon Foundation Blocks were supplied to SJ Roberts for the Sweetlake Meadow development of 175 new homes in Shrewsbury, as sustainability was a very important factor for this project. Calfordseaden, an independent construction...
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  • H+H UK: Thin-joint aircrete blocks, children's centre in Hackney
    Thin-joint aircrete blocks, children's centre in Hackney
    H+H UK
    The new Children and Young Person's Centre for Development and Disability (Hackney Ark) is a centre of excellence providing children with disabilities with a range of health, education and social services all on one site. The...
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  • H+H UK: Passivhaus-standard home built with aircrete blocks
    Passivhaus-standard home built with aircrete blocks
    H+H UK
    Architects designing a single bungalow in Norfolk to Passivhaus standards specified H+H’s Celcon Block Standard Grade for the internal leaf and external leaf to the timber boarded elevations on the structure. H+H products were...
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  • H+H UK: Badby Park Nursing Home, Daventry: RåBuild construction
    Badby Park Nursing Home, Daventry: RåBuild construction
    H+H UK
    Badby Park is a unique facility dedicated to neurological illnesses and disorders, providing specialist nursing and rehabilitation in the vicinity of Northampton. The two-storey development is divided into two wings. The Meadows...
    SAVE Project
  • Tobermore: Tobermore Paving & Walling Used at Innovation Factory
    Tobermore Paving & Walling Used at Innovation Factory
    Tobermore
    Belfast based architecture firm, McAdam Design, was sourcing external building and landscaping products for exciting new business hub, The Innovation Factory in Belfast. The £9.1 million project was part-funded by Belfast City...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: H+H aircrete Jumbo Bloks for affordable housing
    H+H aircrete Jumbo Bloks for affordable housing
    H+H UK
    This housing development project in Oxfordshire saw the creation of 28 new affordable houses and one three-storey block of flats. The development made use of the Rå Build method of construction throughout. This involved building...
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  • H+H UK: Thin-Joint system used in construction of new houses
    Thin-Joint system used in construction of new houses
    H+H UK
    H+H approved Thin-Joint contractors, Derrick Bros, chose the Thin-Joint system, defined as a Modern Method of Construction, when constructing two detached houses on a new housing estate in Hawkinge, Kent. Brothers, Darren and...
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  • 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, thermal...
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  • H+H UK: Parkwood Extra Care Scheme, Telford: supported housing
    Parkwood Extra Care Scheme, Telford: supported housing
    H+H UK
    This 53-unit flagship scheme offers accommodation with the necessary facilities to allow those with support and care requirements to live independently. The building is designed to integrate accessible dwellings, care resources...
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  • Elite Precast Concrete: Concrete block walls for recycling facility storage area
    Concrete block walls for recycling facility storage area
    Elite Precast Concrete
    In January 2020 the recycling division of the Doocey Group, a leading multi-disciplined civil engineering and utility contractor, contacted Elite Precast Concrete about their Legato interlocking blocks. Doocey’s plan was to build...
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