In case you have been so distracted by the blanket BBC coverage of the EU Referendum, you may have missed their online series on ‘Tomorrow’s Buildings’.
This interesting series has covered a number of aspects of the latest in Smart Buildings including the world’s greenest office, radical solutions to the housing crisis, will tomorrows office be friend or foe, how smart buildings are being hacked, … and much more.
The latest offering is an article out this morning by Jane Wakefield, the BBC Technology reporter. It’s a great overview of a new generation of architects who are putting people at the centre of the design process including adding feedback points so we can tell a building how you feel about it and giving workers a virtual view of their new office.
It also looks at examples of healthy hospitals and smart schools – here is a link for more details.
Keyfix’s Non-combustible Cavity Tray has provided the effective solution to the government mandate for cavity trays with limited combustibility.Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Case Studies, Facades, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Campus Acciona, a landmark new business and office development in the Hortaleza neighbourhood of Madrid, sought a trusted BIM partner. Step forward ASSA ABLOY…Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, BIM, Infrastructure & CAD Software, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Doors, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Information Technology, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection
Crown Paints added a splash of colour to Newry, as it opened its new Crown Decorating Centre (CDC) in the city earlier this month.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Site Preparation
Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) now has support from around half of the carpet manufacturing and distribution sectors supplying the UK market through its 16 core funder members.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Exhibitions and Conferences, Floors, Posts, Site Preparation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Waste Management & Recycling