Entries by Lyn

Mammoet takes on the heavy lifting for the World’s Tallest Observation Wheel

And completes its role in construction of Ain Dubai Netherlands-headquartered engineered heavy lifting and transport firm Mammoet has successfully completed its role in the construction of Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel. Developed by master developer Meraas, Ain Dubai sits on Bluewaters in the heart of Dubai and once operational, it will provide residents […]

2020 The Year of the Green Modular Holiday Home

2019 raised the awareness of climate change, and it also saw an increasing number of holidaymakers opt for a staycation in the UK. The government has been behind an initiative to support eco homes with its cleaner heating scheme (part of the Future Homes Standard) planned to be in full operation by 2025. Offering attractive, […]

Cambridge Ops for Mini Modular Homes

People experiencing homelessness in Cambridge will soon be housed in new micro-homes around the city centre. Created by homelessness charity Jimmy’s and the Allia Future Business Centre, the six modular homes are some of the first of their kind in the UK. There will be five homes for those experiencing homelessness, and a sixth unit […]

Are Pint Sized Apartments the future of Housing

An investigation by Tom Calver   An Englishman’s home may be his castle, but for an ever growing number of buyers, that may mean a property less than 37 square meters – or the size of a tube carriage. High demand, skyrocketing prices and lifestyle shifts have led to the rise of the micro-property – […]

New MODULAR maternity unit for a New Year

The modular building which will house Wrekin midwife-led unit has been lifted into place at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Wrekin midwife-led unit will move into the modular building when work is completed Wrekin midwife-led unit will move into the new facility, next to the current consultant-led unit at PRH, in the New Year. […]

Danish Architects welcome coloured BIPV

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities focuses on Building Integrated Photovoltaics technologies in Denmark   This article presents results in connection with RTD work supported by the Danish EUDP programme and Nordic Innovation funding. Since 2014, there has been ongoing cooperation taking place with the companies Cenergia and Solarplan and Danish manufacturers and suppliers […]

7 Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2020

What construction tech trends should you keep an eye on in 2020? These 7 might be the most exciting. What are the current trends in the building market? We’ll expand on a few of these later in the article, but according to sites like ESUB, here are some of the most notable tech trends in […]

PRE-ELECTION WEBINAR

Landmark hosts pre-election webinar: what the manifestos say about brownfield land, urban development and housing Monday 9th December – 1PM-2PM Landmark Information, the leading provider of information to the UK property market, is hosting a special pre-election webinar to compare the major political party manifestos regarding brownfield development, urban development and housing. The webinar, which […]

ALTRO NOW A RECOMMENDED SUPPLIER OF FLOORS AND WALLS FOR PROCURE22

Altro has been appointed as a recommended supplier of vinyl and resin floors and floor accessories on the Department of Health’s ProCure22 Framework for NHS and social care construction schemes in England. Altro floor systems, including Altro Orchestra, Altro Aquarius and Altro Wood Safety, are recommended for use throughout healthcare environments. This follows Altro’s appointment […]