12 Nov

Take a glimpse into construction in 2045

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2045 may seem like an eternity away — however, equipment hire specialist Hewden has taken a peak into the future of construction, with some fascinating results. The report predicts not only how the industry will look in 2045, but also points towards some unexpected uses of technology, like how Artificial Intelligence may be incorporated into building infrastructure.

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26 Oct

The World’s Market Leader – Pilkington Planar™

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Pilkington Planar™ systems remain the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems, with a proven track record in the most demanding applications.

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5 Oct

National Home Security Month

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SAFE AS HOUSES

Creating a safe and secure home should be at the heart of any residential project and as we creep into winter, with the days becoming darker and the nights longer, it’s more important that people know how to best protect their property. October is officially National Home Security Month and with a 20 per cent increase in burglaries throughout the darker months of the year, now is an opportune time to raise awareness of home security.

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29 Sep

Glass in Buildings – The Hidden Benefits of Glazing

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An independent study commissioned by Glass for Europe has discovered that the social and economic benefits of glazed buildings extend far beyond aesthetics and energy-efficiency.

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17 Aug

A Glazing Record – The Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

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Providing countless applications across a wide selection of industries and disciplines, architects are constantly developing new ways to explore and challenge the versatility of glass.

So, it’s no wonder that world records are constantly being broken – the latest being the world’s tallest and longest glass pedestrian bridge, which is set to be claimed by the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, China.

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[Images courtesy of Haim Dotan Ltd. Architects and Urban Designers]

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