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.
Danish-manufactured Troldtekt panels are commonly specified across the UK and Europe – here’s how they have been used in a pair of projects in their homeland.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Ceilings, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Abloy UK has added another course to its comprehensive Academy – Electric Locking for Fire and Escape Doors.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Doors, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Security and Fire Protection, Training
At the recent GGF Members’ Week, an expert panel from industry and politics gathered to debate the impact of Brexit on the glazing sector.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, news, Posts, Seminars, Windows
Crown Paints has continued its efforts to add colour to people’s lives during these unprecedented times, through a series of paint donations to community projects nationwide.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation