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  • High priority fire safety

    Next month marks the seventh anniversary of the UK’s worst-ever tower block fire disaster. The blaze that ...

    Next month marks the seventh anniversary of the UK’s worst-ever tower block fire disaster. The blaze that ripped through Lakanal House in 2009 claiming six lives, including those of three young childr ...

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  • Fire safety & detection

    Steve Martin discusses the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order. ...

    Steve Martin discusses the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order. ...

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  • Hygienic drainage in healthcare

    Hospitals are complex building types, often comprising a wide range of services and functional units, all ...

    Hospitals are complex building types, often comprising a wide range of services and functional units, all of which inter-relate, so how do you optimise hygiene and what role does drainage play? Andy B ...

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  • Cantilever balcony design

    As free cantilever balcony designs become larger and more lightweight, the vibration behaviour of a struc ...

    As free cantilever balcony designs become larger and more lightweight, the vibration behaviour of a structure takes on greater importance. LABM reports on the new Rathbone Market housing scheme in Lon ...

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  • Sandiacre Passivhaus affordable housing scheme

    An affordable housing scheme in Sandiacre, Nottingham, has been completed as part of a multi-million poun ...

    An affordable housing scheme in Sandiacre, Nottingham, has been completed as part of a multi-million pound regeneration programme by emh homes — with a number of the properties achieving Passivhaus st ...

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  • Future proof Biomass

    Paul McCarren discusses the role of biomass district energy networks in social housing and housing associ ...

    Paul McCarren discusses the role of biomass district energy networks in social housing and housing associations to futureproof their properties. ...

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  • School transformation eases places pressure

    Jamie Barrett looks at how a historic school in London was transformed to help address the increasing pre ...

    Jamie Barrett looks at how a historic school in London was transformed to help address the increasing pressure on education provision in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and considers some of the lesso ...

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  • Humber UTC stand out design

    As one of the early wave of University Technical Colleges (UTCs) being developed across the UK and the fi ...

    As one of the early wave of University Technical Colleges (UTCs) being developed across the UK and the first in the Humber region, it was imperative the Humber UTC, in Scunthorpe, stood out from a des ...

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  • Future-proof Passivhaus developments

    LABM reports on a new partnership approach to delivering Passivhaus developments, which has at its core t ...

    LABM reports on a new partnership approach to delivering Passivhaus developments, which has at its core the creation of healthy, future-proof buildings. ...

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  • Tarmac holding back the tide

    The combined effects of climate change, population growth and rapid urbanisation are increasing the risk ...

    The combined effects of climate change, population growth and rapid urbanisation are increasing the risk of even more disruptive flood events in the future. Jeremy Greenwood reports. ...

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