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31 Jan 2019
What is CLT? Why use it? How is CLT different to standard timber frames?
31 Jan 2019
The most damaging aspect of this ban is the impact it could have on innovation more generally with potentially negative implications for adoption of modern methods of construction.
14 Jan 2019
The country's biggest housebuilder and second-biggest contractor are among firms that have signed up to the government's early adopters programme lo trial new systems a head of further changes to the Building Regulations in the wake of the Hack1tt review, writes Willing.
14 Jan 2019
The Concrete Centre provides material, design and construction guidance through its published work, events, webinars, research and online resources. Take a look at our most popular resources throughout 2018, and see if they can help you too.
06 Dec 2018
‘Attention to Detail’ was the title given to our most recent Concrete Elegance lecture, featuring projects by architectural practices well versed in detailing concrete.
Tom Herre and Matt Ball of David Chipperfield Architects presented Inagawa cemetery chapel and visitor centre. Hannah Fothergill and Rob Bearyman of Bennetts Associates and Barry Dobbins from Waterman Group presented their soon to be completed Royal College of Pathologists Headquarters in Aldgate, London.
05 Dec 2018
The Concrete Centre’s principal structural engineer and expert on fire, Tony Jones, clarifies the Government’s combustible materials ban and its impact on construction.
On 29 November the Government announced details of the changes to the Building Regulations, and associated guidance, that bans the use of combustible materials in the external walls of the relevant buildings.
03 Dec 2018
This winter Rodić Davidson Architects is hosting a collection of concrete in its window exhibition in central London. The Concrete Centre is delighted to have been given the opportunity to curate this display, entitled #thisisconcrete which illustrates different visual properties of concrete including black, white and textured concrete.
01 Dec 2018
The Concrete Centre’s senior architect Elaine Toogood on the design considerations and technical requirements when using brick-faced cladding.
28 Nov 2018
The Mineral Product Association (MPA) has been confirmed as an affiliate to the new Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) at the official launch and first annual symposium of the GCCA in London last week.
31 Oct 2018
Following the Government’s Budget announcement this week, The Concrete Centre is calling for joined up thinking that responds to proven research from Government bodies and beyond to ensure that performance and quality are criteria for securing funding.