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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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Pinpointing Human Error on Site –   – to help avoid accidents
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Situational Awareness Up to 80% of all occupational accidents are the result of human error. Behind them is a lack of situational awareness – the inability to recognise the critical signs in one’s surrounding environment that may lead to danger. Since this is affected by the limited capacity of a person’s attention, maintaining higher situational […]

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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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The Internet Of Things – Jacob Morgan, Forbes
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A Simple Explanation Jacob Morgan writes about and explores the future of work. In this article for Forbes, he considers what this is, how it works and what impact it is likely to have on all of us, but especially architects, planners and all builders of our future world..

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How 3D Models are shaping our citites – Nick Edwards, BDP
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Urban Master Planning In Stephen Cousin’s fascinating interview in BIM+, Nick Edwards, urbanist principal of BDP Architects, explains the latest thinking and how models could evolve in future. Cities worldwide are developing intelligent 3D models to help streamline urban master planning and gauge the impact of new developments and public services. .

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Green Building Materials Market – Design & Construction Network (DCN)
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Significant Growth Forecast Writing in DCN, electrical contractor Ravindra Patil forecasts significant growth rates for these markets over the next 4 years. Green buildings, also known as sustainable buildings or green construction are buildings that make use of environment-friendly and resource-efficient processes for their designing, construction, maintenance, renovation, and operation throughout their lifecycle.

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Mini Living – BMW
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BMW’s Real Estate Venture According to Joe Quirke writing in Global Construction Review, BMW has its sights set on real estate development. With work due to start on site imminently, their first project will be mini-apartments in a mixed-use “urban hotspot” located in a former paint factory in the Jing’an District of central Shanghai.

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