[18 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Colorcoat Urban roof comes highly recommended

Roger Yeoman, designer and home owner of Cedar House in Somerset – winner of the 2014 Build It Awards ‘Best Eco Home’ speaks with Tata Steel as we find out what influenced their choice of roofing system and what drove them to use Colorcoat Urban® as their cladding material. Q: According to the design brief [...]

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[18 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Colorcoat Urban roof comes highly recommended

Roger Yeoman, designer and home owner of Cedar House in Somerset – winner of the 2014 Build It Awards ‘Best Eco Home’ speaks with Tata Steel as we find out what influenced their choice of roofing system and what drove them to use Colorcoat Urban® as their cladding material. Q: According to the design brief [...]

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[12 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
World class hospital is a medical marvel thanks to Tata Steel

This prestigious building is a real sight for sore eyes. Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, one of the most impressive hospitals in the world. Its multi-specialty medical facilities bring together leading physicians from around the world, with five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors dedicated to critical and acute inpatients, [...]

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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
100ft high landmark horses have Tata Steel at their heart

Manufactured metal transformed into the breathtaking incredible – these giant horses heads gracing the Scottish skyline are a majestic example of Tata Steel’s creative solutions with over 3,000m of steel tubes at their core. Known as The Kelpies after the supernatural water horse from Celtic mythology, the magnificent, 100ft high horse heads – the largest [...]

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[26 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Dubai eco-park construction now 20 per cent complete

A reconstruction project that will see one of Dubai’s oldest parks transformed into an eco-friendly haven for the public is now 20 per cent complete, theeasterntribune.com reports. Image source The 3.7-acre Satwa Reservoir Park was originally built in 1980 and is famous for its centrepiece – a 40-metre tall water tank. The government announced recently [...]

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Construction to begin on 225,000 sq ft Leeds office building

A 225,000 sq ft office building in Leeds has been approved by the council and work is soon to begin, reports yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk. The new structure is to be situated between Wellington Street and Whitehall Road and is part of the Central Square site. The plans were created by DLA Designs and show that the building [...]

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Trio of buildings coming to Birmingham’s Eastside Locks

Three student accommodation blocks have just been approved for Birmingham’s Eastside Locks, constructionenquirer.com reports. The three structures will vary in size, ranging from nine storeys to 13. Alumno Developments is behind the scheme, which will provide 625 rooms to students. Moreover, the scheme will include accessible communal areas, which will be well-lit for the student’s [...]

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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
University of Bradford building awarded ‘Passivhaus’ standard

A new building being constructed at the University of Bradford is the first UK educational facility to achieve the ‘Passivhaus’ standard. This rating recognises that the £3 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) building provides high levels of comfort, whilst still being energy efficient. GB Building Solutions is the firm in charge of the [...]

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[5 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
You’ll have a splashing time at this Polish pool

If you want to really immerse yourself in Poland there’s only place to go – this amazing dual watersports site in Poznań. The second largest complex of its kind in Europe, there’s nowhere bigger to make a splash than the Termy Maltańskie development. Split into two phases, the 15-acre site caters for both professional swimmers [...]

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Melbourne skyscraper now ready for go-ahead

A new Melbourne skyscraper is now ready to be built after final plans for its design were accepted, according to infolink.com.au. The Sovereign Square project will be based at the city’s 545 Station Street, Box Hill. The plans have been proposed by Melbourne-based firm AXF Group, however the design is being handled by London company [...]

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[18 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Dubai firm to build South Asia’s tallest residential tower

Dubai-based construction firm Shapoorji Pollonji International has been chosen to build what will eventually be the tallest residential building in South Asia, dailymirror.lk reports. The company will act as the main contractor for the Altair luxury riverside condominium in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. The development will comprise two separate towers, the tallest of which [...]

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[17 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Zealand skyscraper to boost Auckland

A new skyscraper being constructed in Auckland, New Zealand will boost the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), as well as create hundreds of new jobs. According to tvnz.co.nz, the tower will cost $350 million New Zealand dollars (around £117 million) to build. The 52-storey building will be 209 metres high, making it the tallest skyscraper [...]

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[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Dubai Pearl skyscraper could be saved, thanks to new investment

The construction project to build the Dubai Pearl skyscraper could be salvaged, thanks to new investment from a Hong Kong-based group. According to cnbc.com, Chow Tai Fook Endowment Industry Investment Development (CTFE) has acquired $1.9 billion (£1.16 billion) worth of property assets in the tower, which could see it get back on track. The skyscraper [...]

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