Building Design

DIY Home Layouts – Urban Splash
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‘Noddy Box’ alternative Conceived as an alternative to the “Noddy boxes” offered by many volume housebuilders, developers Urban Splash teamed up with architects ShedKM in an effort to combine the cost benefits of modular construction with the flexibility offered by architect-designed properties.

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Blocked Drains East Grinstead & Brighton | Drain Repairs & Surveys – DDS
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Blocked Drains Brighton & East Grinstead. 24/7 Emergency Drainage Clearance. Call Free 0800 328 3566. Cover All Services. Call Today For More Information.

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Big Future for Little Homes  – AustinInno USA
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Kasita – a Start Up In January 2015, Brent Wistrom, wrote in AustnInno about a new start-up that had raised over $1m for micro homes, as referred to in last week’s Weekly Insight. At that time, ‘Professor Dumpster’, the founder and CEO, was in a’ helluva good mood’. He’d got his shoes kicked off, and […]

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New relevance for ‘Micro-homes’? – Construction Buzz
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Potential Planning Changes February’s ‘leak’ that Government is considering amending Planning Law to permit presumed consent for householders to add another 2 floors on top of their houses, puts ‘micro’ homes firmly in the picture. Although an article in UK Construction Week’s ‘Construction Buzz’ wonders who would buy them, as reported several times in these […]

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A Roof To Take Your Breath Away – and get Planning Permission
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Sheer Poetry of Form Marley Eternit’s Acme Double Camber clay plain tiles have helped realise the poetic ‘S’-form roof of Quintain House, perfectly showcasing exemplar sustainable architectural and landscape design.

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Low Carbon Research – AECOM
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£1.4m low-carbon housing research As part of the sector deal in the government’s Industrial Strategy a £1.4m research project, called “Building for 2050″, is being led by AECOM. It is gathering evidence from three housing developments in Swansea, Bristol and Manchester with the aim of uncovering the barriers to developing low-cost, low-carbon housing.

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CCTV Drain Surveys Kent | Blocked Drain Repairs Surrey – Jonnys Drains
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Jonny’s Drains – 24/7 emergency drainage specialist. Call today for CCTV drain surveys and blocked drain repairs in Kent & Surrey ☎ 01959 928853

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CDM Wizard – CITB
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CDM Plans are Compulsory … but how many architects, house builders, contractors and others bother to understand them, or ensure that they are in place before any works start on site? This invaluable tool from CITB will help anyone who has this responsibility to lighten their workload.

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Tree Surgeon Wigan & Manchester | Tree Pruning & Felling | LTC Tree Surgery
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Tree Surgeon Wigan & Greater Manchester. Qualified, accredited & certified arborists LTC Tree Surgery can fell, remove, prune & cut trees of all sizes.

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Garage Doors – Warrington & Cheshire – Sales – Repairs
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CALL For A Quote 0330 1192000: Based in Warrington, Cheshire Doors have 50 years garage door expertise. We Supply and Repair all manual and automatic garage doors throughout Cheshire.

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Legislation for EV Provision Imminent – Government Industrial Strategy
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New Regulations for New Homes The Governments recently published industrial strategy states that it is to enact legislation forcing new homes to be built with all the required cabling to enable EV charge points to be installed. This is already legislated for in the European Union, indicating the government’s willingness to carry this over post-Brexit.

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