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: Refurbishment of Batheaston Primary with aircrete blocks
    Refurbishment of Batheaston Primary with aircrete blocks
    H+H UK
    Batheaston Primary School has undergone refurbishment works to introduce a new hall, reception, classrooms and a kitchen facility. The renovations are part of a wider aim to create a sustainable school that prides itself on...
  • Tobermore: £2.1m Carr Lane Constructed with Tobermore Kingston
    £2.1m Carr Lane Constructed with Tobermore Kingston
    Tobermore
    Carr Lane in the rural village of Hambleton is a new £2.1 million development from Regenda Homes designed to accommodate the elderly population in the area. The pristine new homes have been constructed by MCI Developments...
  • 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...
  • H+H UK: Thin-Joint system, Lifetime Home Standard development
    Thin-Joint system, Lifetime Home Standard development
    H+H UK
    Royal Britannia Crescent in Great Yarmouth is an arc-shaped development consisting of 19 three-bedroom houses. It is built on the site of the former Beach Coach Station car park. Contractor R G Carter wanted to use aircrete...
  • 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...
  • H+H UK: Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    H+H UK
    This project entailed the demolition of existing outbuildings of the Elme Hall Hotel, followed by construction of a 34-bedroom building known as The Lodge. This extension has been built to cater for extra demand at the...
  • H+H UK: Cost-saving, faster build Aircrete system for new homes
    Cost-saving, faster build Aircrete system for new homes
    H+H UK
    Hill Bespoke, which uses cutting edge techniques to provide premium housing solutions. specified the RåBuild method of construction, which uses the H+H Thin-Joint System, on four new build homes in Cambridgeshire. RåBuild,...
  • H+H UK: Sustainable aircrete blockwork for custom-build home
    Sustainable aircrete blockwork for custom-build home
    H+H UK
    A 4-bedroom, acoustically and thermally efficient house was being built as a complete system build by Revolution Homes. The client specified a masonry fabric shell along with the thermal mass benefits associated with it. The...
  • Tobermore: Persimmon Specify Tobermore’s Natural Stone Alternative
    Persimmon Specify Tobermore’s Natural Stone Alternative
    Tobermore
    Persimmon Homes recently launched The Links, a select new development situated in Llanelli on the picturesque west coast of Wales. The choice of building materials was hugely important to the highly renowned housing...
  • H+H UK: Aircrete blocks used in solid wall construction
    Aircrete blocks used in solid wall construction
    H+H UK
    H+H Celcon Standard Grade blocks were used for a custom-built residential home, built for a family of four. They wanted to buy a new house in the area, having extended their existing bungalow three times, but could find...
  • Tobermore: Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Tobermore
    Tobermore have recently supplied a large quantity of Kingston facing brick in the vibrant blended tones of Moorland and Cottage Red for a stunning new Persimmon Homes project in the charming market town of Epsom in Surrey,...
  • H+H UK: Thin joint blocks for passive houses, Isle of Wight
    Thin joint blocks for passive houses, Isle of Wight
    H+H UK
    H+H’s Thin-Joint System has been used in the construction of a Passivhaus development of 16 semi-detached houses and 12 sheltered accommodation apartments at Cameron Close, Freshwater, on the Isle of Wight
  • 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.
  • H+H UK: New apartments, Brighton: a fabric-first approach
    New apartments, Brighton: a fabric-first approach
    H+H UK
    The developer adopted a fabric-first approach when it came to constructing this four-unit apartment block on a restricted site in order to meet the local planning requirements, which required a 25% reduction in CO2 emissions...
  • H+H UK: H+H’s Rå Build method used for new apartment block
    H+H’s Rå Build method used for new apartment block
    H+H UK
    Contractor Canning Ericsson used H+H’s Rå Build method for the construction of a 3-storey apartment block in Brighton. The contractor was already familiar with the Rå Build method of large-format aircrete blocks, the...