APPLE PARK: September 2017 | From Dreams to Reality

Apple Park is finished. Well nearly. At least the company is starting to move their 12,000 members of staff to their new and very hot desks. Sure there is still some spoil hanging around to reduce the overall impression of Jobs done (see what we did there?) But truly; congratulations Steve Jobs, even in your absence - your spirit is there and the vision is complete. Thanks to Duncan Sinfield for this and his great series of videos.

What makes a Building Design Expert – BDE

You may have heard the definition of an expert as “the person in the room with the most knowledge on the particular subject under discussion”. On that basis put ten Architects, Architectural Technologists, and, or Building Engineers in a room, and ask this very question. It is tantamount to

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How the garden space has changed over the years

British gardens have been shrinking since the 1920s, and although it’s not clearly noticeable, these changes are beginning to be significant. The British home has decreased in size by 50%, and gardens have also depleted from 168 metres squared to 163.2 metres squared between the years 1983 and 2013. Arbor Deck, retailers of specialist composite... Read more »

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Building the Dream – A guide to barn renovations and conversions

This book is aimed at the niche market of building, refurbishing and maybe even extending Barn Properties. Have you ever looked at the myriad barn restorations up and down the countryside and wondered, even for a moment, what it would be like to own and live in one of these illustrious buildings that have been brought back... Read more »

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Environmentally Friendly Construction

What is eco-friendly construction? Year on year, our consumption of oil draws us closer to our peak-capacity, which will become a reality in the next 20 years or so. However, demand continually appears to rise as the global production of oil decreases. In light of this, the construction industry still requires most of its energy... Read more »

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