Construction of the World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel

Construction of the World's Tallest Ferris Wheel Dubai Eye will be the biggest Ferris wheel in the world. At 210m high, Dubai Eye will overtake the new High Roller in Las Vegas and will be part of the $1.6bn Bluewaters Island development, off the coast of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence.  (more…)

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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