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 […]
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.
Modular off-site building could be the key to solving the UK’s broken housing market, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The UK House Building: Manufacturing Affordable Quality Homes report is calling on gove…
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Firms that do not use new technology to speed up housebuilding risk being left behind, but housing minister rules out targets for new homes
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Gardens are essential for many British wildlife species. The green spaces attached to many homes are emergency sanctuaries for birds and other animals during extreme weather.
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Business has called for “radical” measures to boost growth and restore confidence in the Budget, with tax cuts for companies and a push on infrastructure.