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Air conditioner units (HVAC) on a roof of industrial building with blue sky and clouds in the background.
Air conditioner units (HVAC) on a roof of industrial building with blue sky and clouds in the background.

How to design high performance HVAC system for a sustainable environment?

HVAC (Heating, ventilating and air conditioning) systems had recorded the highest energy consumer in the UK, reaching almost 50% of the total energy consumption of the country. Consequently, significant savings in money and energy can… read more

A flooded neighbourhood in Austin, Texas
A flooded neighbourhood in Austin, Texas

Flooding – does it really have to be such a big problem?

Throughout history villages, towns, military encampments (and the cities and metropolises of today they have turned into) were – without fail – built near, around, on or technically under (igloo anyone?) water. This is not… read more

Skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Center at sunset.
Skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Center at sunset.

Russia’s footprints down the digital road of construction

In a country as big as Russia, families used to share communal spaces for living, sharing the bathroom and kitchen with many others, while wishing for that situation to change. Prior to the dissolution of… read more

a man opening door in hotel room
a man opening door in hotel room

UK hospitality industry growth analysis for 2019

The hospitality industry is, at its core, an industry that caters to the guests´ needs in order to achieve a return on investment for its shareholders. This industry includes several kinds of constructs as hotels,… read more

The man in the suit and the helmet holds the portable computer and shows up on the screen to the worker in overalls in an industrial building
The man in the suit and the helmet holds the portable computer and shows up on the screen to the worker in overalls in an industrial building

Building design software – The era of digital blueprints

Did you ever look up the number of papers consumed daily? Currently, there are 7.7 billion human beings wandering the world, and constantly dependent on natural resources for completing their daily life duties. Each individual… read more

Summer heat wave in the city
Summer heat wave in the city

Hot town, summer in the city – The urban heat island

“Urban heat island”. The phrase has a nice ring to it, doesn´t it? Is it a breezy islet, tucked away in a shady courtyard, a place to hide from the scorching summer sun? Or does… read more

portrait of a firefighter in the operations centre at the fire-fighting vehicle
portrait of a firefighter in the operations centre at the fire-fighting vehicle

Fire fighting full architect’s design guide

Fire is considered one of the toughest experiences any human being can go through. It doesn’t only damage materialistic objects but also comes at a cost for those who have put dreams and built hopes… read more

young businessman in headphones sitting on couch with laptop and waving by hand at modern coworking office
young businessman in headphones sitting on couch with laptop and waving by hand at modern coworking office

Architecture apps for planning and managing a Co-living project

What does it take for a young adult to roam the world without spending all their savings on it? We live in a time that is all about self-exploration through travelling and exposing ourselves to… read more

Nick Marsh PlanRadar Interview
Nick Marsh PlanRadar Interview

Interview with Nick Marsh, Country Manager, PlanRadar UK

Find out what made him choose PlanRadar, its potential on the UK market and his vision for the future.

The British and EU flags
The British and EU flags

What can the UK construction industry learn from mainland Europe?

In the United Kingdom the construction industry is powerful and successful. It has been growing steadily since the last dip in 2009, which was triggered by the global recession. From then on, it has been… read more

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