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A completed demonstrator building, designed and delivered using modern methods of construction (MMC), is the end result of the UKRI-funded Seismic II project.
August 10, 2022
It’s often said that the construction industry could, or should, be more like the automotive industry. Advocates for prefabrication, modular construction and the like want to see the techniques that make car…
July 14, 2022
The construction industry is working hard to help tackle the climate and biodiversity emergencies. The built environment’s contribution to total carbon emissions is well-publicised, and there’s widespread…
August 10, 2022
Why should third-party ancillary components be part of building system guarantees?   A systems approach to designing and constructing buildings is based on how the components – including third-party…
July 8, 2022
The UK construction industry has sought to learn lessons from and achieve better standards of safety as a result of, the Grenfell Tower disaster. As part of that ongoing process, approaches to risk, and to…
July 8, 2022
If modern methods of construction (MMC) are to help bring about long-term change in the construction industry, then getting junction detailing right is essential. Junctions are where different parts of the…
June 27, 2022
Platform construction – or, to use its full name, a ‘platform approach to design for manufacture and assembly’ (P-DfMA) is one form of MMC (modern methods of construction). It’s also a different way of…
June 24, 2022
For the UK to meet its target of net zero carbon by 2050, and for the built environment to play its part in helping to reach that goal, renewable technology must play an integrated role in building designs…
June 23, 2022
The declaration of climate and biodiversity emergencies has rightly instilled urgency in all of us to act for the benefit of the planet. In the construction industry, action primarily takes the form of…
June 21, 2022
Recent years have seen an unprecedented shift in thinking within the UK construction industry, driven by a national focus on addressing the climate and biodiversity emergencies. The construction sector is…
June 15, 2022
Q: What is the advantage of Trisobuild® Façade systems over other products on the market?     A: Trisobuild® Façades are one of a new generation of non or low combustible facade rainscreen systems…
June 13, 2022
How does the certainty offered by platform construction benefit architects and specifiers?   By adopting construction platforms as the basis for building design, architects and specifiers can benefit from…
May 30, 2022
How can a common platform approach address the needs of different building types and sectors within construction?   Through the Construction 2025 strategy, the UK government has made funding available to…
May 25, 2022
Does the Construction Playbook show that government is serious about helping the construction industry to change for the better? Developed based on conversations with the UK’s construction sector, the…
May 24, 2022
Steel profiles used in composite floor decks are generally hot dip galvanising as standard. When installed over an aggressive environment, however, additional painted coatings are applied to provide further…
May 4, 2022
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