Recycling Buildings: 10 Building Materials That Can Be Reused After Demolition

Construction and demolition waste are one of the heaviest and most voluminous waste streams generated in the EU accounting for approximately 25%-30% of all waste generated. Demolition recycling is an important step in a building’s life cycle, as material reclamation and good recycling practices can divert over 90% of the building’s material from the landfill. Here’s what…

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What To Actually Look For When Buying A House

Buying a new home can be incredibly stressful. There’s so much you have to think about, it can all become a bit much at times. According to studies, only 26% of people viewed their current home once before buying it, while 43% viewed the property twice, 21% three times and 11% four or more times,…

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Mental Health In Construction

Mental Health In Construction

Mental Health In Construction Over 1,400 construction workers committed suicide between 2011 – 2015. Construction trades have the highest number of suicides of any profession. Risk of suicide for those working in building and construction trades is 1.6 times higher than the national average. More than a quarter of construction employees have considered taking their own…

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Skyscrapers Of The Future

Skyscrapers Of The Future

5 Buildings Under Construction That Will Be Amongst The Top 10 Tallest In The World By 2021 If you think that some of the tallest towers in the world are impressive now, then you’ve seen nothing yet. Not only will the next generation of skyscrapers be in amongst the tallest in the world, with one…

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The Best Movie Rooftop Confrontations

Over the years, some of the most iconic movie scenes have taken place on rooftops. Maybe it’s the risk of falling off, or the build up to the inevitable showdown at the end. Here’s our take on the best rooftop confrontations in movie history. Embed this on your website: 450 pixels wide The Best Movie…

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The Smart Buildings Of The Future

Our world is changing at a rapid pace. Smart technology allows architects to think beyond traditional boundaries. Buildings of the future will connect the various pieces of the structure in an integrated, dynamic and functional way. Embed this on your website: 450 pixels wide The Smart Buildings Of The Future by Rubber Bond. 955 pixels…

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Leading Architects: Sir Norman Foster

The first instalment of our series on the world’s leading architects looks at the works of Sir Norman Foster, a British born architect world renowned for his ground-breaking interpretations of neo futuristic and post-modern design. Embed this on your website: 450 pixels wide Leading Architects: Sir Norman Foster by Rubber Bond. 955 pixels wide: Leading…

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The Future Of London’s Skyline

Over the next few years, London’s skyline will change dramatically, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the new buildings that are about to pop up in the nation’s capital as well as showing you where exactly they’ll be developed and outline some of the concerns made by locals who are keen…

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Cool Office Conversions

Following on from our last infographic The World’s Greatest Residential Conversions, we thought it would be a good idea to then look at commercial properties… So, we have! In this piece, you’ll find some awesome office conversions where architects have seen potential in the most unlikely of places and converted them into a variety of…

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