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Millionaire owner of Sherlock mansion opts for more modest dwelling - Telegraph.co.uk

Millionaire owner of Sherlock mansion opts for more modest dwelling - Telegraph.co.uk | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
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Millionaire owner of Sherlock mansion opts for more modest dwelling
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"The house is highly energy efficient with sophisticated computer controlled environmental systems,” the architects' website said.
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Malcolm Fraser achieves first Breeam Outstanding refurbishment - Building Design

Malcolm Fraser achieves first Breeam Outstanding refurbishment - Building Design | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Building Design Malcolm Fraser achieves first Breeam Outstanding refurbishment Building Design The 18th-century listed Royal High School building was transformed into the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation by Malcolm Fraser Architects during a...
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GGF Supports Police Investigation into Fire-Resistant Glass 'Fraud' - Glass on Web

GGF Supports Police Investigation into Fire-Resistant Glass 'Fraud' - Glass on Web | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
GGF Supports Police Investigation into Fire-Resistant Glass 'Fraud' Glass on Web The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is supporting the recent Police investigation following a complaint about the specification of some of the fire resistant glass...
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First look: Birmingham's new £188m library - a sparkling cornerstone of the city's rebirth

First look: Birmingham's new £188m library - a sparkling cornerstone of the city's rebirth | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
The protective hoardings have come down and the gleaming Library of Birmingham, a £188m monolith which stands in the city’s Centenary Square, has formed an indelible new impression on the city’s skyline.
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Crap towns – the real problem is neglect, not bad design

Crap towns – the real problem is neglect, not bad design | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Sam Jordison: Hemel Hempstead has been crowned the ugliest town in Britain, but it's nothing a damn good clean up couldn't fix (Crap towns: neglect, not bad design http://t.co/PvHzUMzVgf...
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Six Women Are Climbing Up The Shard

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Protesters from Greenpeace are attempting to scale The Shard in London. The six women started to climb the outside of Europe's tallest building in the early hours of Thursday and are attempting to install "a work of art" at the top.
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Companies buy glazing firm's assets

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The assets of troubled Devon glazing firm AGS are bought by two other companies who plan to re-employ some staff.
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1,776 foot tall One World Trade Center soon to be the tallest building in Western Hemisphere

1,776 foot tall One World Trade Center soon to be the tallest building in Western Hemisphere | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building.
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Self builders could soon be exempt from council levy — Mortgage Finance Gazette Online

Self builders could soon be exempt from council levy — Mortgage Finance Gazette Online | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
The cost of building your own home could come down as the government has proposed that self builders be exempt from paying a levy charge which must be paid on all new buildings over a certain size.
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Shard builders to construct world's tallest building in Saudi Arabia

Shard builders to construct world's tallest building in Saudi Arabia | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Mace and EC Harris have been confirmed as the team behind the construction of a tower which will be crowned the tallest in the world, guardian.co.uk (The Kingdom Tower will be crowned the tallest in the world http://t.co/rFdJhTmgfh...
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Shard firm oversees Saudi skyscraper

Shard firm oversees Saudi skyscraper | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
The team that built London's Shard skyscraper is chosen to manage the construction of the world's tallest building - a 1km tower - in Saudi Arabia.
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Can a block of flats built in 48 hours really be safe? - The Independent

Can a block of flats built in 48 hours really be safe? - The Independent | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Can a block of flats built in 48 hours really be safe?
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Instant architecture is invading our collective consciousness. "We built our latest block in 48 hours. But we can also build quicker than this," says a confident Avneesh Gupta.
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Speed construction may save time but can the methods and materials really stand te test of time?

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Norman Foster’s Public Library Will Need Structural Magic

Norman Foster’s Public Library Will Need Structural Magic | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library will have to work structural magic to build Norman Foster’s branch library beneath the reading room on 42nd Street. (Informative lecture this evening (perfect timing!) with architecture and author Charles D.
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Thameslink's £3.6bn upgrade back on budget

Thameslink's £3.6bn upgrade back on budget | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Public spending watchdog says Network Rail has managed to arrest ballooning costs of £1.7bn phase two of Thameslink programme (@VoxOpp have you seen this about same project http://t.co/kOlGWVXNxe...
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Are developers destroying London's South Bank? - Telegraph

Are developers destroying London's South Bank? - Telegraph | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Proposals to redevelop the area around the Royal Festival Hall are misguided and will have serious repercussions for the capital, argues Ellis Woodman (Are developers destroying London's South Bank?
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The age of the carbuncle? The ugly truth about architecture - The Guardian

The age of the carbuncle? The ugly truth about architecture - The Guardian | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
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The age of the carbuncle? The ugly truth about architecture The Guardian This year's much-publicised award went to Leicester-based architecture firm Stephen George and Partners' student housing designed for University College London on...
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The Shape of Things to Come - Glass on Web

The Shape of Things to Come - Glass on Web | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Glass on Web The Shape of Things to Come Glass on Web Glass is being used more and more in to make a big impact in architecture, with traditional rectangular shaped units being abandoned for more unusual angular, curved and irregular shaped panels...
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Could world's tallest building bring China to its knees? - CNN International

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Could world's tallest building bring China to its knees?
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Hong Kong (CNN) -- If the Skyscraper Index maintains its track record, then China should steel itself for economic collapse.
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Miliband challenged to learn about house building | News | Inside Housing

The chairman of one of the country’s leading house builders has challenged Ed Miliband to learn more about the problems facing the industry, after the Labour leader accused developers of land banking.
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Newcastle Central Station will rival best in Europe after revamp

Newcastle Central Station will rival best in Europe after revamp | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
A train station to rival those of major European cities is the vision for Newcastle’s re-vamped Central Station
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Watford a step closer to getting a revitalised shopping centre after a 10 year saga

Watford a step closer to getting a revitalised shopping centre after a 10 year saga | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Charter Place, the dismal Council-owned shopping centre in Watford is today a step clos
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Architecture: Debate the race for the sky - The Guardian

Architecture: Debate the race for the sky - The Guardian | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
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Architecture: Debate the race for the sky
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Over the past decade, the political and planning decisions made about tall buildings have been radically altering the appearance of British cities.
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More people and less available space means we cannot avoid ever increasing rise in building heights

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Building boom: the London developments revamping the skyline - Telegraph

Building boom: the London developments revamping the skyline - Telegraph | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Its recession seemingly consigned to history, London is surging ahead with a clutch of property projects that are breathing life into some of its more neglected corners.
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Zaha Hadid: Britain must do more to help encourage its women architects

Zaha Hadid: Britain must do more to help encourage its women architects | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
The world's leading female architect says women in the UK are pushed away from leading big projects (#ZahaHadid: #Britain must do more to help encourage its #women #architects http://t.co/UvzN8s8F)...
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Home truths: how the housing market is threatening affordable workspaces

Home truths: how the housing market is threatening affordable workspaces | glazing refurbishment | Scoop.it
Oliver Wainwright: A worrying new law means offices can be turned into residential buildings without planning permission (Home truths: how the housing market is threatening affordable workspaces http://t.co/P4u6pUTZ)...
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