BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
I begin with news that people are literally being blown-away by the latest skyscraper designs get the science behind the wind effect that means people andamp; trucks are being blown over by downdraught.
Buildingtalk offers the latest guidelines on how to get planning permission for Self-Build homes; a film about a career in Architectural Technology; plus our Video of the Week demos a new flexible firestopping solution.
And congratulations to Rowans Primary School for winning Mitsubishi Electric Eco School competition
The Forth Bridge in Scotland has been awarded World Heritage Site status. It is a masterpiece of engineering and gets my vote as the most beautiful bridge in the world. Email me your favourite bridge and photo if you have one.
Schueco UK are calling on architects, main contractors and specialist contractors to submit entries to the 2019 Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Posts, Steel and Structural Frames, Walls, Windows
Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at two popular types of vinyl flooring; Amtico and Karndean, analysing what to consider when choosing between them.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products
REHAU has announced that it will be releasing five new videos demonstrating the various benefits provided by its District Heating division.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Pipes, Posts
Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at the essential difference between engineered wood flooring and hardwood flooring, with the intention of it helping people make informed decisions.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products