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 & 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.
Three new GAI guides have been published to make specifiers aware of the additional hardware considerations needed for projects with additional hygiene, sustainability and connectivity requirements.Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Innovations & New Products, Publications
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) Members’ Week has been hailed a great success by members, guests and staff alike, as the Federation broke new ground to deliver the industry’s first major virtual event.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, Information Technology, Posts, Seminars, Training, Windows
Selectaglaze fitted four noise reducing secondary glazing units in a luxury residential property in a converted warehouse in East London.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Glass, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Code Handle® brings award-winning design and digital security to any private door which requires a cost-efficient way to keep people out.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Information Technology, Posts, Security and Fire Protection