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  • Eindhoven-based designer Thomas Vailly explores turning sunflower crop waste into bio-materials to make sustainable products from insulation panels to iPhone cases. Thomas Vailly, founder of Studio Th ...
  • Researchers from RGU’s Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment are conducting a research project into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the ...
  • Snøhetta has revealed visuals for a major new opera house in China, featuring a spiralling stepped roof that will connect the upper levels of the building with a riverside plaza. The architecture and ...
  • Architect Alejandro Soffia pieced together a series of modules and covered them in bright yellow corrugated panels to form this prefabricated woodland residence in Pucón, Chile. Yellow House is built ...
  • black box is a small, first floor rear extension to a mid terrace victorian era house situated on a dense site in london‘s islington neighborhood. with the desire to maximize natural daylight and cele ...
  • new york based artists and designers, nikolas bentel and lukas bentel, have created the ‘geodesic igloo’ using large slabs of ice. the concept has been developed as an architectural exploration that c ...
  • Noor Art & Architecture Studio has completed a digital reconstruction of the Ayine Khaneh Palace of Isfahan, Iran. Based on historic plans and written documents, the project visualizes one of the most ...
  • IKEA worked with UK artists and designers to create this series of animal habitats, repurposed from the company's used furniture. Architects Studio Weave and designer Adam Nathaniel Furman are among t ...
  • Modular home developer Project Etopia has opened a new factory capable of producing 2,000 houses a year. The 50,000 sq ft factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, is a collaboration with partner company 4 ...
  • A total of 40 modular homes are set to be built in Birmingham after Homes England agreed a £7.45m loan from the government’s Home Building Fund for a new development by Urban Splash and Places for Peo ...
  • Arup has launched its Rethinking Timber Buildings report aimed at accelerating the construction industry’s response to reducing global emissions and achieving net zero carbon buildings by using sustai ...
  • Swedish global giant Skanska has signed a contract with Fabege to build what it calls “Scandinavia’s first zero energy hotel” in Solna, Sweden. The contract is worth about $51m (SEK 470m), which will ...
  • Drone Use In Construction

    18 Mar 2019 Manor Loft Conversions
    While drones have been a luxury item for some time with prices being so high for just a domestic solution, in terms of the commercial uses, drones haven’t become a mainstream tool as of yet. But havin ...
  • PROJECT OVERVIEW The traditional surge in electricity during sporting or historic television events, when households switch on the kettle during a television ad break, can place huge demand on the ele ...
  • Philip Hammond’s spring statement includes funding to build 30,000 affordable homes. A new £3bn scheme will fund the building of 30,000 affordable homes, the chancellor has said, as he proclaimed that ...
  • Liverpool is setting up a Station Commission to oversee delivery of a planned new £6bn station in the city centre connecting to HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse Rail network. Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayo ...
  • The Guinness Book of World Records has announced that the United Arab Emirates has built the world’s longest steel arch bridge, with a length of 32.7 metres. The Shammal Bridge is based in Ras Al Khai ...
  • A group of tradesmen from all over the country got together to renovate a sick teenage boy’s house. Alfie is 16 and lives with his siblings and parents in Ashford, Middlesex. He is suffering from Neur ...
  • HS2 Ltd is now recruiting new apprentices to help build the new high-speed railway. The next generation of engineers, project managers, designers, architects and geologists are playing their part in t ...
  • Women are grossly underrepresented in skilled manual construction roles. Neil Gerrard asks what can be done to boost the number of ‘women on the tools’. Nowhere is it more obvious that women are under ...
  • The Minister for Housing and Local Government announced a £35M fund to build innovative new homes in Wales. Minister Julie James visited Swansea Council’s Colliers Way development to announce the fund ...
  • The Environment Agency has published new evidence which will help it plan for flood and coastal risk up to 2065. The new study uses climate change, population and mapping data to set out future flood ...
  • Technology company Trimble has unveiled a high-tech hard hat that lets workers see holographic models overlaid on real structures being built. Called the “Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2”, it follows the ...
  • Sharply pointed roofs and blackened wood cladding characterise these treehouses that Peter Pichler Architecture has designed for a mountain forest in the Dolomites of northern Italy. The Milan-based s ...

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