The latest development by one of the country’s leading luxury housebuilders is making full use of Marmox Multiboard’s benefits in converting a series of former agricultural buildings into half a dozen high specification homes.
External openings within cavity walls have lintels provide support, with some lintels also acting as a damp proof course. The majority of other lintels, whether metal, stone, concrete or timber, require a DPC. How, what, where and to what extent are details that are commonly assumed, in reality compromised or flawed?
Already well accepted across the UK construction industry as a quick and effective means of addressing cold-bridging around the perimeter of building oversites, or beneath parapet walls, Bristol based architects Marshall & Kendon have sought technical advice from manufacturer Marmox, regarding the integration of its Thermoblocks into the exterior insulation ‘wrap’ of a bespoke, near-to-zero timber frame construction.
Leading Italian manufacturer of integrated render solutions, Fassa Bortolo, has recently completed work on the impressive 300 square meter Fairfield House estate in Bury St Edmunds.
Paul Barrett, Head of Product Management at ROCKWOOL UK, explores the importance of the acoustic performance of buildings in urban settings.
NyRock® Cavity Slab 032 combines the UK’s lowest lambda rating for stone wool with acoustic and fire performance, plus space saving capabilities
8 Bishopsgate, a 50-storey tower located on the corner of two of London’s most prominent streets, is the UK’s most sustainable speculative office tower and the tallest building ever awarded BREEAM Outstanding at design stage.
Textbooks overlook a commonly-occurring design consideration that arises where some horizontal and some sloping roofs abut a cavity wall. Consequently, despite construction observing guidelines and regulations, the building suffers wet ingress.
A new CPD has been launched to help architects and specifiers improve their understanding of the fire safety considerations that must be made when specifying External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems.
Specialist coating manufacturer Bradite, advises on what to consider when refurbishing commercial and industrial cladding.