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
As materials used on towers and other buildings all over the UK fail fire safety tests, alsecco UK continues to supply best in class cladding products to keep building occupants and users safe.
As of the end of August, the full-scale fire test programme for exterior rainscreen cladding combinations,...
combustibility, fire safety, Grenfell Tower
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...