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2017 Creativity in Concrete Award winner – ACME Architects

The 2017 winner of the British Precast Creativity in Concrete Award is ACME. ACME, acronym for ‘A Company Making Everything’, was established in London ten years ago, and has since expanded internationally. Working in the fields of urban planning, contemporary... View Article

Will these four future materials change construction?

Architects and engineers have always created new and innovative ways of building stronger, taller, and more beautiful structures, using leading-edge materials such as glass curtain walls and earthquake-proof foundations. Now, in 2017, what construction technologies are in the pipeline? Will... View Article
ultra thin concrete

Construction prototype for ultra-thin concrete roof

Researchers from ETH Zurich have built a prototype of an ultra-thin, curved concrete roof using innovative digital design and fabrication methods. The tested novel formwork system will be used in an actual construction project for the first time next year.... View Article

SUMMARY unveils its latest project using the Gomos System

After the Gomos#1 prototype and the exhibition in La Biennale di Venezia, SUMMARY studio unveils the newest project using their modular building system. The project brief was to build housing and multi–services spaces in a common roadside area in Vale... View Article
besblock-turnover

Business booming for leading concrete firm

A leading Midlands construction firm today unveiled record turnover, bucking the national trend which reported a 9% drop nationwide. Besblock, which has two factories in Telford producing award-winning concrete blocks, said turnover was up 65% year-on-year. It flies in the... View Article
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