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Construction output to fall for first time in six years

The UK’s construction industry is expected to experience a moderate fall in 2018, following five years of consecutive growth. The Construction Products Association’s Summer Forecasts anticipate growth for the whole of 2018 to fall 0.6%, before accelerating to 2.3% in... View Article

CIOB reveals winners of Global Student Challenge

A team from Toronto has won the fifth annual Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Global Student Challenge competition, facing a fiercely competitive international field. The Stalwart Construction Group, as they named themselves, from George Brown College, are the first Canadian... View Article

Scotland’s retirees facing significant property shortfall

People approaching retirement in Scotland are facing a significant financial property shortfall, according to new research published by leading UK planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore. The firm’s ‘Later Living – Are We Planning for our Future?’ report reveals that specialist UK... View Article

Keep it natural

Lee Dunderdale of Bradstone delves into the plethora of hard landscaping materials for delivering a dream garden, and explains why natural stone is the perfect choice. When it comes to building your own house, garden landscaping often becomes one of... View Article

Robertson Residential launches new division with new MD

Part of the Robertson Group of companies, Living by Robertson, officially launched on 27th July by opening its first apartment development at Ferry Village, Renfrew. Living by Robertson will specifically target those buying solo, first time buyers and downsizers, offering contemporary... View Article

New building services course being staged by BSRIA

BSRIA is delighted to be staging a new and exciting one day industry course: Building Services Explained – aimed at people who manage, operate, or maintain buildings. The focus is on delegate participation and will be “interactive”! The course will... View Article

Keeping an eye on the past

Architect RO&AD’s timber watchtower project in the Netherlands engaged the community in innovative ways to generate a new enthusiasm for the area’s rich history. Sébastien Reed reports Construction of the defensive West Brabant Water Line was started in 1627 by... View Article

Swimming among the timbers

A competition-level swimming pool has been constructed at a Surrey school, integrating a high level of quality in the design of its timber elements while embracing ancient woodland surroundings. Adam Cossey from the project’s architects Hawkins\Brown tells Jack Wooler how... View Article

The most sustainable material of them all

Sean Parnaby of West Port says that the timber industry is gradually winning the war against misconceptions about what he claims is not only the oldest, but the best fenestration material There’s a growing awareness that timber isn’t the expensive,... View Article

The timber revolution

Sarah Harding of Accsys Group reports on how the UK is experiencing a revolution in timber in architecture, as designers and specifiers increasingly embrace the material’s combination of beauty and environmental advantages Running earlier this year at the Roca London... View Article

The membrane method

Adam Ford and John Mellor of Protect Membranes discuss how to achieve low U-values using membrane technology with low emissivity The use of timber in construction is now seen as a key route to address the UK’s housing shortage. The... View Article

Reform of land registration to stem property fraud

The Law Commission has announced its proposals to reform the system of land registration to bring it up-to-date with the modern world, and stem the rise of property fraud. The commission says that the Land Registry has had to make... View Article

Going with the grain

Here, Gregg Wright of Reliance Veneer explains how the demand for decorative timbers combined with modern manufacturing techniques not only makes environmental sense, but can also enhance design Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of furniture and wondered... View Article
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