Man Cave for World Cup footie + BIM key to project success

  • 10 Jun 2014

We begin with that chance to win an opportunity to watch the World Cup footie with all your pals from inside the ultimate Man Cave built by Hewden. Let’s hope England don’t spoil the party.

Check out the pick of this week’s industry news in Buildingtalk including the power of natural light at the new Sir Chris Hoy velodrome; why BIM key is the to project success; preventing fire spread in skyscrapers;  Help To Buy boosts brick production;  bi-folding doors to star in TV campaign; and well done to Carillion and TPS Schal for supporting a campaign that will mean more women in engineering apprenticeships.

On Twitter this week we have more construction ‘world firsts’ with the first ‘moving’ skyscraper that will generate its own power to rotate each floor; and the world’s fastest elevator for the world’s tallest building.

Finally, I was in Normandy at the weekend to salute the men and women who fought for our freedom on D-Day 70 years ago – Retweet here to add your thanks.

Link above to read this week’s BUILDINGTALK NEWSLETTER including the top 10 stories

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Abloy UK opens new London showroom at the Building Centre

TWEETS OF THE WEEK

UK new construction projects starting 3 months to May up 20%

New solar panel road surfaces are path to the future

World’s tallest building with world’s fastest elevator – watch video

Your chance to watch World Cup footie from inside ultimate ManCave

Last chance to enter Brick Awards 2014

Competition: WIN the trip of a lifetime to Dubai with Build Show

Is new US Embassy in London too expensive?

World’s first ‘moving’ skyscraper 80 storey Dynamic Tower will constantly change shape

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