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Hird – raising opportunities with glass

Advances in materials technology and design techniques are transforming our built landscape. The use of glass is at the forefront of this change. Glass handling equipment supplier Hird is constantly investing in new machines capable of helping architects and construction... View Article

Reynaers at Home helps Passivhaus dream come true

This spectacular home in Ireland is one of the first Passivhaus rated energy-efficient homes in the country that has exploited the use of large areas of glass. Its huge panoramic windows maximise the view to the rolling landscape without compromising... View Article

Flange-tastic progress on Brighton i360

New pictures reveal the latest progress on the Brighton i360 build after one of the attraction’s official photographers returned from a factory in northern Spain this week . The specialist factory, called Euskal Forging, which is based between Bilbao and... View Article

GGF Pleased with Glasstec

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) was pleased with the success of Glasstec Dusseldorf last month. The GGF exhibited at the show to support its Members who were visiting and exhibiting at the world’s largest glass and glazing industry event.... View Article

Lead – a contemporary building material

Richard Diment, Lead Sheet Association (LSA) executive manager, discusses the relevance of rolled lead sheet in modern construction Lead is often perceived as a heritage material. That is understandable, considering that it has been used in construction for centuries, and... View Article

SIG Zinc & Copper detects metal renaissance

Growing numbers of architects are choosing metal for roofs and cladding not only because of its undoubted green credentials and lustrous good looks but also because the use of the material has evolved stylistically. By Simon Walker, category manager for... View Article

Galvanizing in the public realm

Modern life can have a habit of being fast, furious and disposable. Long-term thinking is often eschewed for the here and now. We all share a responsibility to balance value for money today with decisions that will remain appropriate for... View Article

Dipping has the edge over blasting

If a priceless piece of architecture has not been renovated for over 100 years, how can you clean it thoroughly without losing any of its decorative features? Forget shot blasting and dip it in a tank, says Adrian McMurray, MD... View Article

Metal in architecture showcase

  Foster + Partners has revealed designs for the sustainable new headquarters of RMK in Yekaterinburg, one of the world’s leading producers of copper – the project rethinks the conventional cellular office to set new standards in quality, comfort and... View Article
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