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Building sustainable healthcare facilities

Taking into account budget constraints, net zero commitments and the wellbeing of occupants, construction professionals must consider developing more sustainable healthcare facilities. Steve Richmond of REHAU Building Solutions discusses how healthy design principles are key.
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Causeway Live Design 4.0 to launch this autumn

Causeway has announced the launch date of its latest design engineering platform, Live Design 4.0, which aims to bring site infrastructure disciplines into one design environment .
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Bring your architectural designs to life with Lumion 12

Now is the time for you to use Lumion to bring your architectural designs to life. It is the pre-eminent 3D rendering software on the market, and the new release of Lumion 12 will enable you to create stunning images and videos for your projects.
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[VIDEO] Enscape launches new real-time rendering software

Enscape, a leading provider of real-time visualization, 3D rendering, and VR technology for the AEC industry, has announced the release of real-time rendering software, Enscape 3.4.
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Take BIM to the next level with the BIM management system...

BIM has revolutionised the construction industry, offering a more efficient and streamlined process to design and build structures and we can now take the value of BIM to the next level using an integrated BIM management system - usBIM.
Design of new Stuttgart Cancer Centre with Bimplus

Advanced design for advanced medicine: New Stuttgart Cancer Centre

With the new Stuttgart Cancer Centre – The Eva Mayr-Stihl Tumor Centre - Stuttgart Hospital will have a new facility, in which interdisciplinary efforts are being made to fight cancer. This new purpose-built building was planned with BIM.
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George Clarke announces winners of the Wates Home Design Competition

George Clarke has announced the young winners of the Wates Home Design Competition for primary schools.
HS2 has revealed the new rural footbridge design across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and West Northamptonshire

First lightweight rural footbridge design revealed by HS2

The first rural footbridge design has been revealed by HS2, in images showing the bridges as they will appear in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and West Northamptonshire.
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Archicad helps McCarthy Architectural Design bring residential designs to life

Find out how McCarthy Architectural Design used Graphisoft Archicad software to bring its residential designs to life.
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Graphisoft releases updates to its key service offerings

Graphisoft has unveiled significant updates to its key service offerings - Graphisoft Forward, Graphisoft Learn, and Graphisoft Community.
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British Gypsum unveils Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions collective

British Gypsum has today (July 4th 2022) announced that it will be part of the Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions collective, bringing together the know-how and technical expertise of British Gypsum, Celotex and Isover, to help the construction industry to build better.

First look at HS2’s Washwood Heath Depot facility revealed

The first design images for HS2's Washwood Heath Depot, the maintenance facility and main control centre for the whole HS2 network, have been revealed.
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What impact do the changes to Part L have on architects?

John Miles, technical manager and business development manager at Assent Building Control, explains how architects must balance creativity with compliance to implement the changes to Part L building regulations.
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Careful planning of mod cons gives heritage sites a bright future

Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, looks at the balancing act of making modifications to improve accessibility at heritage sites.
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4 pillars for rebuilding trust around safety and compliance in buildings

Global safety science leader, UL details the four best practices in pursuit of greater safety, governance and compliance in buildings.
Façade 2022 Design and Engineering Awards

Entry deadline extended for Façade 2022 Design and Engineering Awards

There's still time to enter this year's Façade 2022 Design and Engineering Awards as the deadline has been extended to 24 June 2022.
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Winners of Bentley Education’s Digital Twin Design Challenge announced

Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the winners of Bentley Education’s Digital Twin Design Challenge.
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George Clarke announces the Design Future London shortlist

The Mayor of London and George Clarke have opened the People's Vote for the Design Future London young person's design challenge, alongside announcing the Design Future London shortlist.
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Is design and build ready for BIM?

This widespread adoption of the BIM process and its associated technologies within the top tier of UK construction companies has created a digital Transformation revolution within the industry in recent years - it is now making waves within the design and build sector. Alex Turner, group BIM manager at Oktra, takes a look.
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Willmott Dixon celebrates two prestigious European architecture awards

Willmott Dixon is celebrating two prestigious European architecture awards, after the Town House and The Box became the only UK projects to gain international recognition.
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Derelict seafront building could be turned into luxury boutique hotel in...

A derelict building, that was formerly a hostel, could be transformed into a luxury boutique hotel in Brighton following plans submitted to the city council.
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Fletcher Priest receives planning permission for new homes in Cherrywood

Fletcher Priest has designed and received planning permission for 488 new homes in Cherrywood, an urban village in Dublin.
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Going above and beyond fall protection systems

Given the current state of the EN 795 standard and the ever-increasing thermal performance requirements of roof systems, James Gooder, fall protection business unit manager at SFS UK, looks at the implications for fall risks and fall protection systems.
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Work begins on Rugby school’s Whitelaw boarding house

Significant extension and alteration works are already underway on Grade II Listed and historically significant Whitelaw boarding house at Rugby school.
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Going beyond the guidance when designing an inclusive environment

From our daily dealings with minimum widths for doorways, maximum gradients for ramps and many other benchmarks, one of the main pieces of advice we would offer is when working to design an inclusive environment don’t be afraid to go beyond the guidance, says About Access.
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[VIDEO] Revizto Collaboration Corner: Onsite with Bouygues UK

In his latest episode of Collaboration Corner, Rhys Lewis is onsite with client Bouygues UK at Pencoedtre High in Barry to talk about the benefits of Revizto software.

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