Wellbeing risks becoming another buzzword if we don’t take a step back and seriously consider what it means and how it can be applied in the built environment to truly benefit building occupants.
Will Frost, National Product Manager for Engineered and Laminated Products at International Timber, explores the reasons why environmentally-friendly timber is becoming one of the most popular building materials, and gives advice to architects on ways to enhance sustainable timber specification and compliance.
Samuel Ryder was a very small secondary school with about 250 students. The Local Authority decided to extend the school’s provision to cover primary and secondary pupils. Since then the school, with an outstanding leadership Ofsted rating, has grown in popularity and demand for places has outstripped capacity.
In this article, Sean Ballard, Managing Director of Sunray Doors, unearths the dos and don’ts of timber fire door specification for high-rise buildings. Speaking on behalf of Sunray’s Timber Fire Door division, he briefly runs through the essential elements to consider for optimum specification and installation, and outlines key points you should address to ensure high performance and compliance.
As a modern method of construction, sectional modular buildings using timber frame are far more versatile than you might think.
COVID-19 has created problems in every sector of life, and the building industry is no exception. However, it is also true that with a crisis like this, people think differently, and lateral thinking certainly creates new ideas and opportunities.