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New housing projects out performed all other categories in the third quarterly UK Construction Contract Performance Report

New housing projects out performed all other categories in the third quarterly UK Construction Contract Performance Report

With 2019 fast coming to an end the UK construction industry requires a clear & focused route map of expenditure for infrastructure, housing, health and education projects to avoid a return to the boom & bust days of 2008. With a General Election in December, any party with a strong manifesto guaranteeing the delivery of such projects could well be a vote winner.

Motivated by Turning Ideas Into Reality

Motivated by Turning Ideas Into Reality

MODIS Architects is an architectural and planning firm which offers full professional services specializing in the mixed use, residential, commercial, office, and retail industries. Recently, the firm found success in BUILD’s Design & Build Awards where they were recognized as the Ones to Watch Florida. On the back of this recognition, we profile the practice to discover more about the innovative services the team offers their clients.

Virtual Reality – The Ultimate Safety and Training Technology

Virtual Reality – The Ultimate Safety and Training Technology

There can be little doubt that technology has bought about revolutionary change across a plethora of industries, becoming one of the key drivers of growth, innovation and development on the global business landscape. One area that is seeing early utilisation – and, crucially, impressive results- is in health, safety and training. We spoke with Pat O’Connor, Managing Director of VRAI, to find out more.

Svenska Aerogel develops thermal insulation in textiles -Consortium agreement with textile industry

Svenska Aerogel develops thermal insulation in textiles -Consortium agreement with textile industry

Quartzene is noted for the effective insulating properties as an additive in a product. Svenska Aerogel is now collaborating with one of Europe’s largest textile industries to develop a manufacturing process that enables Quartzene to be integrated into a variety of woven textiles to produce textile-based thermal insulation materials and fabrics.

How much storage space can you get in new build homes?

How much storage space can you get in new build homes?

This week Attic Self Storage released its new ‘What’s in Store for Storage’ guide, showing how much floor space is required in different sizes of property using government standards. The guide provides a visual representation of the amount of space that must be dedicated to storage, and provides insights into the kinds of ‘stuff’ that people can expect to fit.

A Company with a Simple Vision

A Company with a Simple Vision

Architectural Vision Systems is a company founded out of the structural glazing market. Based in Kent, they have become one of the leading experts in the arena, thriving through a dedication to exceptional quality. Following the company’s recognition in the 2019 Design and Build Awards, where they were named ‘Most Outstanding in Frameless Doors & Windows’, we took a closer look to find out more.

Can the building sector have confidence in the print industry becoming a more sustainable partner?

Can the building sector have confidence in the print industry becoming a more sustainable partner?

Many industries, including professionals working in building and construction, rely on the print industry. It’s fair to highlight that the print industry has gathered up negative associations of being particularly destructive to the environment. This is primarily due to deforestation and the various oils which contribute to the creation of ink.