I-Architecture: the “fourth industrial revolution”

The project focuses on the complexities of housing crisis in London and Spain questioning contemporary modes of production. Studying systems in architecture and digital fabrication methods, the project proposes a fully automated mode of production embracing a post-capitalistic scenario. An... View Article

Composites UK launches its autumn programme of events

Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites industry, has launched the preliminary agendas for its autumn programme of events. Working with the National Composites Centre, the association has confirmed two further SME Roadshows. The first of these, which is... View Article

Nature: 3D-Printing of Glass Now Possible

New Procedure Allows Complex Forms of Glass to Be Made by 3D-Printing Three-dimensional printing allows extremely small and complex structures to be made even in small series. A method developed at the KIT for the first time allows also glass... View Article

Green City Solutions lands seven-figure first round financing

The Biotech and Internet-of-Things (IoT) Start-up Green City Solutions GmbH headquartered in Berlin announces the successful completion of its first round financing with LITTLEROCK GmbH (Düsseldorf), coparion GmbH & Co. KG (Köln, Berlin) as well as DON Ventures II GmbH... View Article

Steel stockholder reports another outstanding year

National steel stockholding company, AJN Steelstock Ltd, which has sites in Newmarket, Suffolk and Henstridge, Somerset, has reported another outstanding twelve month trading period as the company continues to go from strength to strength. AJN Steelstock’s turnover for the year... View Article

BSRIA launches 3D printing at a glance guide

BSRIA has launched a 3D Printing Guide to answer the how?, what?, and why? and highlight the benefits especially its accuracy and speed. Launched this week, the At a Glance Guide offers quick facts and key issues on a myriad... View Article

Timber Expo set to address safety and quality in buildings

Timber Expo, the UK’s only event dedicated exclusively to Timber, announces its return to Birmingham NEC from 10 – 12 October 2017. Supported by Confor, Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA), and the Timber Research... View Article

Aluprof on Refurbishment

Back in the late 1960’s, Architect Richard Rogers designed and completed ‘22 Parkside’ with his then wife Su Brumwell, he considers this residential project to be one of the best examples of his early work. He links it to a... View Article

Breedon Group acquires of Humberside Aggregates for £9m

Breedon, the UK’s largest independent construction materials group, announces that it has today completed the acquisition of Humberside Aggregates Limited for a total consideration of £9.0 million. Humberside is a leading independent sand & gravel quarry and aggregates merchanting business... View Article

WWF-UK awards highest rating for sourcing sustainable timber

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland’s commitment to purchasing sustainable timber and timber products has been recognised in World Wildlife Fund UK’s (WWF-UK) 2017 Timber Scorecard. Its Building Distribution businesses were awarded the maximum possible score of ‘Three Trees’ for sourcing over... View Article