Glenn Howells Architects has completed work on the new Biffa Award Welcome Building at the Forestry Commission’s National Arboretum at Westonbirt. Based in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, the arboretum is a Grade I registered landscape that is home to an internationally renowned tree collection and heritage area. The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron of the Friends[…]
Commissioned by Glasgow Housing Association with the support of Creative Scotland, the compass is displayed in the new public space and highlights the historical importance of The Shilling Ground.
Gary Higginbottom, Project Manager at Centregreat Engineering Ltd, said: Galvanising offers the perfect finish for steel, particularly in a marine environment where corrosion is sped up because of the damp atmosphere.
The Wood for Good campaign aims to promote the suitability and sustainability of wood as a building material to the construction and logistics sectors.
The course is based around the company’s Innovative Timber Construction’ book covering the most common types of alternative timber walls and costs £189 per person, or £209 for non members.
The galvanising work will offer long term protection for pedestrians and reduces the need for frequent maintenance to be carried out at the site, which could be inconvenient to commuters due to the location of the bridge.
Comprising tinted glass panel infills, Spectrum offers design versatility, durability and fast, low energy construction which requires no welding or hot works.
Meanwhile, the timber frame training course, which takes place on 25th September and 20th November, includes information on Building Regulations, thermal bridging, air tightness, fire safety, acoustic performance and cladding. To book contact the training department on 01494 569620 or email [email protected]
Standing at just over three metres tall, the sculpture was created with the help of school children aged from seven to fifteen years to celebrate the sporting event taking place in Swaledale.
Y-wall can be cut, drilled and nailed to offer a solution for frame and cladding contractors needing a product which has been rigorously tested to suit all construction projects. Read the full story here