Sustainable curtain walling for Bath’s £70m automotive hub
THE selection of a sustainable façade system from architectural aluminium specialist TECHNAL has helped deliver a sustainable and energy efficient building for the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) – a new, world-class automotive propulsion research facility in Bristol, constructed to achieve BREEAM Very Good standard. The 11,464 sqm, two-storey building was designed by architect Stride Treglown which partnered with DKA Architects to realise this ambitious ...
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Birkbeck opens a new chapter
IN the heart of Bloomsbury since 1823 sits Birkbeck, University of London, the only research and teaching university in London to teach solely in the evening. At the centre of its campus is the Malet Street building, whose library plays avital role in supporting student health and wellbeing. In 2018, the library service at Birkbeck commissioned a review of the main library, appointing architects Bisset Adams to undertake an initial feasibility study. A number of key challenges were identified, not least ...
St George’s tree-canopy design transforms sports facilities
AN inspiring sports facility, featuring a striking Sika Sarnafil single ply membrane roof, has been built at St. George's Weybridge
Sustainability through collaboration
Achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is the Government’s aim, so how do construction companies get there? Francesca Wilkinson, assistant environment manager at Willmott Dixon, explains how its Energy SynergyTM consultancy can help
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