Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is celebrating winning ‘Commercial/Industrial Ventilation Product of the Year’ category at the prestigious HVR Awards 2023.
Hitesh Pattni, Northern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses how working with a product manufacturer in construction to select an appropriate system solution, provides more reassurance that building envelope performance will be maintained for the length of the given warranty. Attempts to specify system solutions, however, are often undermined by proposed substitutions for individual components.
Catherine Gibson, managing director of leading insulation, drywall and ceiling product distributor CCF has lent her voice to the important discussion of product traceability following a guest speaker appearance at UK Construction Week.
The new carbon reporting tool that is currently being trialled by insulation, drywall and ceiling product distributors CCF is one of the key initiatives that has helped parent company Travis Perkins plc secure a prestigious award win.
Established by a decree of Marshall Józef Piłsudski in 1920, the Polish Army Museum has, for over a century, preserved a unique collection exceeding 300,000 exhibits. Until now, it lacked a dedicated headquarters to showcase its treasures. Today, after more than a century, the museum unveils its modern home, complete with a permanent exhibition and space for temporary exhibits and cultural events. The design of the new building is credited to WXCA Architectural Design Studio.
The Štvanice footbridge in Prague has been brought to life through the vision of its creators: Petr Tej, Marek Blank and Jan Mourek. This remarkable structure was born from their winning design in an international competition organised by the Institute of Planning and Development of the City of Prague.
The Aurubis copper theft, in which $198m worth of metal was stolen, is a reminder to us all of the importance of keeping construction sites protected. As metal inflation rises, criminals know they can sell things like copper for much more money, making them prime targets for crime. Not only that, but nights are getting darker, protecting criminals from being seen. Construction projects are naturally exposed and vulnerable. So, how can you keep your site protected? Alexis Potter, MD at site security specialist BauWatch, investigates.
In the water, in front of the main entrance of Amsterdam Central Station, on the section of Prins Hendrikkade – a major street in the centre of the capital that served as a bus station until July 2018 – the largest bicycle parking garage in Amsterdam, with approximately 7000 bicycle parking spaces, has been realised. The design highlights its location below the water’s surface.
Keyfix is a champion of best practice. As a manufacturer of non-combustible cavity solutions, the company liaises closely with the industry to ensure the highest standard of building design possible. By adhering to industry standards and best practices, housebuilders commit to producing buildings that are durable, reliable and safe. As Building Regulations will inevitably change, housebuilders must take the initiative to consistently design their buildings to the best standards as regulations evolve.