FAKRO has opened its International Design Competition up to architectural students for the first time.
The ‘Space for New Visions’ competition challenges architects to produce a concept for the renovation of a public building, while students are tasked with designing a residential project.
All entries must demonstrate an innovative use of FAKRO products, with evidence of design practicality, energy efficiency and sustainability.
The winning architect will be awarded €5,000, whilst the runner up will receive €3,000 and the third placed entrant will get €2,000.
The best two student projects will receive an AutoCad Revit licence and a visit to FAKRO Poland.
The closing date for entries for the ‘Space for New Visions’ competition is the 12th September.
Delta Electronics has launched the new M300 range of Drives, designed for the most basic to the most advanced applications.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Hand Tools, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Power Tools
In the latest issue of ABC&D, Metså Wood looks at further advancing the use of wood in mainstream construction with the sharing of knowledge and innovation.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Features, Timber Buildings and Timber Products
IKO PLC’s ‘Fix that Hut’ scheme has seen Islington & Stoke Newington Sea Cadets centre donated more than 250 square metres of IKO enertherm PIR insulation to them.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the aggregate and ready-mix concrete manufacturer, the Kendall Group.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations