The Shard, Stonehenge, an ice house, and Dutch houses built in UK

  • 9 Dec 2014

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Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk

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Metsec at The Shard

Top project stories

  • Metsec cable management solution for the Shangri-La Hotel inside The Shard.
  • Pilkington glass for the new Stonehenge visitor centre
  • Northcot Brick for historic Ice House
  • Dutch waterfront houses built 80 miles from the sea in the UK wins at Brick Awards


  • Stannah compact passenger lift that is ideal for difficult spaces
  • Timberland safety boots for UK construction site workers
  • Schott authentic manufactured glass for restoration of buildings

Pilkington glass for Stonehenge

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