The use of shipping containers in housing projects has surged in popularity over the last few years as a result of the fact that these containers are ideal as a building material. They are strong, can be stacked, and are easier to move than traditional homes. As well as all of this, the push for sustainability...
Quirky, Shipping Containers
Stone is the most widely used construction material in the world. But why? What makes it so popular? What are the best examples of its use? Where is the future of stone construction heading?
Here’s our guide on everything you need to know.
What makes stone such a popular material?
There are a number...
Airtec Stone, Stone
Colour psychology is often thought of for its use in company branding, logo design, and interior design, but there are many applications.
In choosing colours for a brand, for example, companies want their chosen colours to reflect their personality, and to evoke certain feelings in their target market;...
Architecture, Paint, Paint Technology
It is both a legal and an ethical requirement that contemporary buildings are not only created using sustainable materials but also designed to operate in an environmentally responsible manner. To deliver a sustainable building, careful consideration needs to be given to every aspect of the project...
Eco Friendly, Facade, Sustainability
In the world of architecture, one thing is certain – facade design is changing. With a drive towards glass facades, curtain walling and rain-screen cladding technologies, “more window, less wall” is fast becoming a well-used phrase by designers. The days of new buildings being clad...
Glass, Glass Facades, Rainscreen
The home construction industry in Britain is changing fast. With fewer apprentices, more reliance on migrant labour and the impact of new technologies, the industry is looking back towards the past for ideas on how to change the future.
The “tin houses” and steel-produced pre-fabricated...