The Benefits of Modular Housing
29 May 2015
It was part of my role to introduce housing associations to the modular housing concept explaining key benefits such as meeting crucial deadlines, reducing time on site along with the cost effectiveness of modular versus traditional housing.
My role involved looking at numerous design ideas, cost options and value engineering options to provide the best value for money design to provide costs that would be competitive with that of traditional house building.
After joining ... more
Our Head of Digital Manufacturing Implementation, Peter K. Foster Jnr. Has been interviewed for BIM Brunch – have a look
26 May 2015
Written by: Jack White @Jack5326
"BIM Brunch is the perfect accompaniment to your dinner break. Featuring major players from the #GlobalBIMCrew, BIM Brunch is an interview feature where BIM specialists talk about their passion for Building Information Modelling.
Head of Digital Manufacturing Implementation at Premier Interlink (Waco UK Ltd) and B1M Inspirer, Pete Foster is the latest industry expert to sit down with us and divulge some of his favourite things relating to ... more
Making the Construction Industry More Sustainable
18 May 2015
Construction 2025 is a publication released in July 2013, a result of collaboration between the Construction Industry and the UK Government.
Drawing on research published in the 1994 Latham Report and the 1998 Egan Report, Construction 2025 is the latest attempt to encourage the construction industry to become more sustainable, eliminate waste and ultimately offer better value buildings. The report highlights 4 ambitious targets:
1. 33% reduction in the initial cost of ... more
The Template for Success
07 May 2015
To expand the capabilities and quality of the design department - that is my aim for 2015! And I am on course.
I am achieving this by introducing architectural practises such as www.darntonegs.com and www.mcleanarchitects.co.uk to supplement our existing in-house design team.
Darnton EGS and Mclean Architects are award winning, experienced firms of international Architects who provide an Architect-led multi-disciplinary consultancy covering design and project ... more