Projects and case studies featuring building blocks on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • H+H UK: H+H Aircrete blocks for energy efficient self-build home
    H+H Aircrete blocks for energy efficient self-build home
    H+H UK
    H+H Aircrete blocks and the Thin-Joint method of construction were used for a robust, energy efficient self-build project. The site posed a number of logistical challenges, primarily the constrained size and shape of the garden...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    H+H UK
    Ribbon Court is one of the first schemes in the country specifically designed to meet the new and emerging needs of older people from the area’s diverse communities. The four-storey development comprises 50 one- and two-bedroom...
    SAVE Project
  • 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 hotel,...
    SAVE Project
  • 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
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: Aircrete building blocks for thermally efficient home
    Aircrete building blocks for thermally efficient home
    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 assistance...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: Thin-joint blocks for Code level 6 homes, Basingstoke
    Thin-joint blocks for Code level 6 homes, Basingstoke
    H+H UK
    Miller Homes decided to take real customers, as well as its supply chain, on a journey towards Code level 6 on the 3.65 acre site. The company has built five identical Miller Zero houses to different levels of the Code for...
    SAVE Project
  • 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...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: Thermally-efficient building blocks for new luxury homes
    Thermally-efficient building blocks for new luxury homes
    H+H UK
    H+H Standard Grade Celcon Blocks were used for an exclusive development of 5 luxury homes in Bunbury, Cheshire. The rural location presented a number of challenges for delivering the materials to site so local merchant Travis...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: Future Homes Test H+H Aircrete Blocks in Project 80
    Future Homes Test H+H Aircrete Blocks in Project 80
    H+H UK
    H+H is participating in a project trialling different methods of meeting the energy performance required by the Future Homes standard. Project 80 is a pioneering development of new homes for Midlands Heart Housing Association.
    SAVE Project
  • 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: Aircrete building blocks for medieval-inspired home
    Aircrete building blocks for medieval-inspired home
    H+H UK
    Easy to cut and easy to use, H+H Celcon blocks were perfect for this medieval-inspired build. After original plans for a tower and staircase to be built using timber and metal fell through, master bricklayer Lawrence Bates had to...
    SAVE Project
  • 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
  • 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...
    SAVE Project
  • H+H UK: RäBuild system saves build time for Autograph Homes
    RäBuild system saves build time for Autograph Homes
    H+H UK
    SME housebuilder Autograph Homes chose the RäBuild system from H+H, based on Thin-Joint construction, to bring the speed of MMC to a site of character homes with natural stone facades. The system used is an all-in-one package,...
    SAVE Project