The burgeoning Build to Rent sector requires a change of mindset among designers and specifiers to look at the lifecycle of a building and its elements, says Chris Coxon, Head of Marketing at Eurocell.

Monika Slowikowska, Founder of Golden Houses Developments, explains why she believes that Britain leaving the EU will have a catastrophic effect on the construction industry.

Construction businesses can shore up their supply chains by removing risk, comments Lee Brunsden, BuildingConfidence Community Manager for Achilles.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:00

Is Joint Names insurance under threat?

Many in the insurance industry, and in particular in the construction sector, will have taken note of the recent Scottish Court of Session decision in the case of SSE Generation – v – Hochtief as it relates to the core principle of ‘Joint Names’ insurance. Phillip Lamb of MPW explains more.

In this article, Solicitor David Brown briefly explains the difference between Collateral Warranties and Third Party Rights, and looks at the benefits they give.

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:00

SIMONSWERK specification of hinges CPD

SIMONSWERK RIBA approved CPD on the Specification of Hinges will provide Architects with the technical knowledge for specifying the correct hinge for the right application.

A unique floor can determine the atmosphere of a room or workplace. Arturo offers a wide range of resin floors and pushes the boundaries of what a floor can do.

The popular Wetroom Design & Specification CPD from CCL Wetrooms, guides Architects through the process of designing and specifying a watertight wetroom.

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Ventilation for pitched roofs

Hambleside Danelaw has a new, recently approved RIBA CPD seminar analysing the importance of adequate roof ventilation with a particular focus on pitched roofs.

You are invited to a CPD Seminar on Solid surfaces for Interior and External Architecture.

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