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Painting Companies in Dubai | Contractors in UAE | 00971-55-5484964
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Mobile Millennials  –  Hays Report Trends
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What Is A Millennial? Anyone who reached working age in 2000 is considered to be a ‘millennial’. Many of them may now be 30 years old or more, so they are not just youngsters.

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Berkeley Chooses Pre-Fabs.
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The Urban House Having prototyped and trialled 22 homes on its Kidbrooke Village development in south London, Berkeley Homes, one of Britain’s best known volume house builders, is planning to build more factory pre-fabricated homes on the same site.

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Building with 3D Printing
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Dubai’s 6m x 12m “Printer” Using an automated robotic arm to extrude a mixture of cement and additives, this single story office was printed using a 6m high, 12m wide and 37m long platform.

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Section 106 decision could save S-B’s £’000′s
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Small Sites Verdict Self-Builders are set to save £1,000s thanks to a recent decision on Section 106 Planning Obligations. On 11 May the Court of Appeal Civil Division reversed last year’s High Court decision to quash the exemption from s106 planning obligation payments for small sites.

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Power Generating Windows Renewable energy breakthrough converts light into electricity
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Looking through glass that charges your car Developed by tech start-up Physee, a spin-off from Holland’s Technical University of Delft, windows covered with a transparent luminescent coating to convert 30% of light normally reflected from the surface into invisible light is collected and converted via solar cell strips inside the window frame. The light travels […]

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Airships for House Builders
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Off-Site into Factories As house-building increasingly embraces factory based prefabrication, the associated logistics, especially transport to site, presents another set of issues.

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80 Storey Timber Tower for Barbican
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Second Tallest Building to Shard Research by Cambridge University, PLP Architecture and structural engineers Smith & Wallwork has presented London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, with conceptual plans for an 80-storey, 300m high wooden tower for the Barbican complex. The proposals make it the second tallest building in London after The Shard. ….

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Willmott Dixon Goes For Timber Frame … and targets 1,000 off-site homes a year
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Off-site” to provide long term protection By strengthening its offsite capabilities to reduce reliance on onsite trades, Willmott Dixon aims to shore up the future of its residential construction business

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Nano Modified “Wood Glass”
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Seeing Through Wood By removing lignin from a piece of balsa wood and infusing it with a transparent plastic polymer, researchers at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology have created a nano modified transparent wood that can be mass produced to replace glass in windows, façades and solar cells.

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Lowe Energy Performance Gaps -v- Design Targets
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Over 100 Buildings Have ‘Gaps’ A study into the operational performance of more than 100 low-energy buildings has found “performance gaps” between design intent and actual carbon emissions of up to a factor of 10.

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