, And, as her gold medal winning creation for the recent Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London proves, you don t need a huge exterior of an inner city apartment, but some imaginative planting and the addition of seating, a water feature and an amazing illuminated wall turned it
, It creates a barrier between hot (inside your home) and cold (the outside temperature) and between the wet outside and dry inside of your home If water enters the gap, it ll run down the outer layer of your brickwork and dry out (which is why airbricks are important) If you have retrofit cavity wall insulation
, CLADDING is being urgently removed from UK tower blocks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster in which people died Whilst we are clear that our cladding design and insulation significantly differs to that at Grenfell Tower, the external cladding panels did not satisfy our independent laboratory
, These prefabricated timber chambers are filled with metric tons of compressed st and then lifted into place to act as the walls, insulation and exterior cladding A flying factory was set up by subcontractors, Eurban, close to site to build the panels using local st and local labor Windows were
, Bristol, St Werberghs, The Yard, selfbuild, sustainable architecture, photovotaics, solar The plan for the site was split into three phases the first construction phase formed a ring of self built houses around a communal green space The second phase saw the homes finished with external shells and interior
, South West Base from Bristol provided the membrane cladding for the outside of the Arena and Mitie from Bristol carried out mechanical and electrical works South East Envirowrap from Tenterden in Kent is providing the wrapping for the seats Sevenoaks based Volker Fitzpatrick is erecting the steelwork,
, The first st bale houses in the UK to be sold on the open market go up for sale in Bristol Though st walls might be most readily linked to a story of pigs making questionable construction choices, the team behind these homes says the material could help to sustainably meet housing demand.
, Located outside Bristol, England, the home is covered in solar panels and aluminum, so residents can enjoy the power of controlling the sunlight and temperature in the house Electronic sliding shutters keep it cool or warm based on the sun s strength and wood powered heat and energy keep a low carbon
, My youngest daughter was living with us at the time and the walls were so thin between the bedrooms we could talk to one another while lying in bed The Homebuilding Renovating Show is at Sandown Park, Surrey, from e to y Gill, Bristol UK, years ago.