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Old Shed – New House
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What was once a run-down shed, a container for tools and tractors, has been transformed by architect Tonkin Liu into a new house, now a container for a lifetime collection of books and art. In its basic shape and cladding, the house echoes the original shed. The original steel portal frame has been reused and […]

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Future timber house: sustainable, adaptable, resillient – Wood for Good
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Climate Change Driver Globally, the threat of climate change and the struggle to manage non-recyclable products means sustainability needs to be at the forefront of everybody’s minds. Engineering, innovation and forward-thinking will each play their part in defining our future housing policies, in turn helping to design for inevitable climate change while also minimising and […]

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Local Plumbers London – 1 Hour Emergency Call Out
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Local Plumbers London – 1 Hour Emergency Call Out – Gas Safe Registered – FREE Quotes & Advice – 30 Years Plumbing Experience – Commercial & Domestic Work

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More firms move into modular social housing
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Social Housing Target CM reports that two established UK firms have responded to the UK’s housing crisis by announcing offsite manufacturing initiatives aimed specifically at the social housing sector.

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Metallic Wood – as strong as titanium but 5x lighter
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New Material Developed by Scientists Metallic Wood is the name of a new material that is developed by the scientists of University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, the University of Cambridge, and Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. .

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3D Prints £100k new homes from Waste
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With architectural firms all over the world competing with designs for 3D-printed companies, construction Insurance firm CRL reports how Chinese company WinSun has moved past the design stage and actually produced single and multi-storey homes and other buildings from waste.

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England Expects … 600 New Schools in next 2 years!
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12,000 New classrooms: Ryan Tute of Infrastructure Intelligence reports that more than 12,000 new school classrooms need to be built in the next two years to accommodate for the soaring number of primary and secondary pupils in England that are expected, according to the latest research undertaken by the Scape Group.

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Replacement Gas Boiler Services | Repairs & Installation
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Get in touch with gas boiler engineers near you. Fill in a quick online form and we can put you in touch with replacement gas boiler engineers in your area. The boiler is a key part of any home central heating system. It is a complex and difficult process when you need a new replacement […]

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Watch Out – there’s a Data Thief About!
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What will happen to internet privacy in the future? Unfortunately, we have reached a point where the internet doesn’t work correctly unless we sacrifice some of our privacy. Everything from Twitter to cell phones wants access to our personal information, GPS location, and more.

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Rise of the Timber Robots !?
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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 cost for house buyers

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Design thinking… Methodical problem-solving for people-centric businesses
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According to a recent Department for Business, Innovation and Skills report, every £1 invested in design leads to an average return on investment of £25. Forward to concerned colleagues..

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