Archive | May, 2015


Temporary sports complex wins top marks

28/05/2015 A TEMPORARY sports complex has been awarded top marks after opening its doors to students for the first time. The University of Nottingham is replacing its existing facilities with a £40 million state-of-the-art sports centre.  And temporary building experts Spaciotempo were called in to provide an interim solution while the building work, expected to […]

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Summer School shares Austria’s passion for the passive house

21/05/2015 For years, Austria has developed and delivered passive house technology across a wide-range of environments including homes, offices, public buildings, hotels, student accommodation – and even industrial centres. Now, as UK architectural, construction and property professionals seek out more information on the subject, a summer school in Vienna is providing an opportunity to both […]


Crown Paints launches BIM objects

19/05/2015 Crown Paints has added Building Information Modelling (BIM) to its suite of services for specifiers. The new service can be accessed via a link from Crown Paints’ Specification website, or by visiting the paint manufacturer’s profile on the well-recognised National BIM Library BIM Objects have been added, to enable users to integrate […]


Spending cuts could spark plague of pests

30/04/2015 GOVERNMENT spending cuts could spark an explosion in the UK pest population, it has been claimed. New figures reveal the number of local authorities who provide a free pest control service has declined by 26 per cent over the last four years. And the industry’s leading trade body is warning that has the potential […]