Construction Index Features

Mon September 23 2019

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Schools

New school rules

What’s the best way to build a standardised school? Contractors have come up with some very different answers. Emma Crates sifts through their homework

The Sunesis standard

Willmott Dixon and Scape are bringing the principles of buying a car to the education sector, offering an off-the-shelf product that can be personalised at the click of a mouse. Emma Crates reports

Orkney's new flagship

A steel frame was specified for the new grammar school in Kirkwall, one of the largest building projects ever undertaken on the Orkney Islands.

Foremans on the fast track

When a Reading academy wanted a new sixth form centre built in just six weeks, it chose modular specialist Foremans for the demanding programme.

Timber test

Cross-laminated timber frames have been used to extend the West London Academy in Northolt, where Kier is main contractor.


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