Well known for decades as a leading designer and builder of quality homes, Barratt has appointed Residential Management Group (RMG: www.rmgltd.co.uk; tel: 0845 002 4310) as the managing agent for three new build developments within its Southern Counties division.
Consultancy chosen as sole provider of multidisciplinary design services
A new framework agreement for the provision of design, engineering, planning and architectural services for Stansted Airport has been won by the multidisciplinary design consultancy, Morgan Sindall Professional Services, in one of the most significant contracts of its kind this year.
Passivhaus or ‘Passive House’ is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world with 30,000 buildings realised to date with the majority of those since the turn of the century.
The Passivhaus standard’s strength lies in the simplicity of its approach; build a house that has an excellent thermal performance, exceptional air tightness with mechanical ventilation.
Aqua blue designs, is a Spata award-winning company which for over 25 years has specialised in the design of wet leisure buildings. They are proud to have this challenging project on their portfolio, which includes similar work in 27 countries to date.
Two of Europe’s leading manufacturers of parquet flooring, Bauwerk Parkett AG from Switzerland and Boen AS from Norway, are merging to form Bauwerk Boen Group. The new group will be Europe’s leading provider in the premium segment and the second-largest player in the wood flooring market with combined sales of around CHF 275m (EUR 230m). The expansion of the complementary market positions of the two brands will strengthen the competitiveness of the group and provide customers with a wider range of high quality wood flooring products.
Since opening in 1939, Birmingham airport has grown to be the UK’s seventh largest airport with 9 million passengers passing through the terminal each year and has been awarded ‘2012 Airport of the Year’in the UK’s National Transport Awards.
Property management company Avrasons Ltd called in specialist contractor Cemplas Waterproofing and Concrete Repairs Ltd who were asked to inspect and provide a detailed survey and competitive quotation to refurbish the rear balconies of two three-storey residential blocks at Streatham Close, London which were showing extensive signs of steel corrosion and spalling of the concrete.
By day, mild-mannered Gavin McNulty is an office administrator with drainage specialist, the Lanes Group. But by night (and at weekends) he is a ‘Coco-nutter’ — one of the world-famous troupe of clog dancers from the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire.
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A new flagship medical education centre in Cardiff features aluminium curtain walling options and casement window systems from Technal.
Designed by Powell Dobson Architects and built by Vinci Construction UK, The Cochrane Building accommodates the School of Medicine on Cardiff University’s Heath Park Campus at the University Hospital of Wales. It is now one of the largest facilities of its kind in the UK, home to over 3,000 students and staff, and is a major international centre for medical teaching and research.