Article - 4 Dec 2003
Provides guidance on the structural use of timber, glued laminated timber and wood based panels. Includes quality grade stresses, modification factors, joint design, testing procedures, workmanship,...
Article - 3 Dec 2003
Provides a set of simplified structural design recommendations for walls in low rise housing of not more than three storeys and certain small single storey non-residential buildings using traditional...
Article - 29 Oct 2012
A non-load bearing partition wall can be an ideal, cost effective and simple way of making the most of the available space in a room. For example, it can allow the construction of a separate shower...
News - 27 Aug 2003
Catnic has released a CD-ROM providing accurate layered sectional elevations of their most popular lintels and accessories. The Fastrack CAD Database is aimed at assisting architects and specifiers in...
News - 3 Nov 2003
The ecologically sound building material company, Natural Building Technologies (NBT), has introduced Ziegel blocks to their product range. The interlocking blocks are imported from Germany and are a...
News - 24 Jan 2011
Southeast Michigan’s American Brick Company is producing a lightweight masonry veneer that gives the appearance of traditional brick at an affordable cost with lower impact on the...
News - 17 Aug 2010
Ribbon Court , a £6.5m care home in Coventry built for Accord Housing Association was completed four weeks ahead of schedule because of the use of large format aircrete Multi Plates and thin...
News - 16 Oct 2008
The new Swift opens the way to the future of bi-fold door design. It has aesthetically pleasing styling, many safety features and is easy to install. The new Swift is a versatile insulated door...
Article - 28 Nov 2003
Brick walls with a loam plaster fulfil all the preconditions required by homeowners for healthy living..
Article - 20 Jun 2003
The Bristol University architecture and planning studio does not appear unusual until closer inspection whereupon what appears to be red terracotta tiling reveals itself as precision made stack-bonded...