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People, policy, politics, money

BLOG: Why brighter schools make for brighter minds

Scott Leeder, Commercial Director at VELUX Modular Skylights, looks at the benefits of natural...

Sustainability

Schools: go green, go modular

Rory McGuigan, of Western Building Systems, explains why modular and offsite building techniqu...

HVAC & lighting

Daylight and schools: the wellbeing factor

With children spending more than 7,800 hours at school throughout their education, the interio...

Sustainability

Big data is helping to create sustainable schools

George Adams and Liam Rock of SPIE UK look at the data generated by educational facilities

Sustainability

Co-living and the graduation of student housing

James Kingdom, Head of Alternatives Research at JLL discusses the benefits of purpose-built sh...

People, policy, politics, money

Q&A: What's it really like for women in construction?

Two apprentices share their thoughts about working in construction and how to inspire the next...

Security & safety

Post-Grenfell: less bureaucracy, more safety

Gilles Maria from ROCKWOOL discusses overhauling the system that led to Grenfell

People, policy, politics, money

Apprenticeships offer school leavers a 'fantastic option'

Mike Rogerson, an apprentice turned COO of the engineering firm behind the Shard, writes on th...

Facilities management

How can schools maximise commercial boiler installation?

Darren Finley, Chief Commercial Officer at Ideal Commercial Boilers, explains how to get the b...

Security & safety

Promoting student health through noise control

Rodney Davidson, Head of Specification at Acheson + Glover (AG), discusses creating a safe and...

Bricks & mortar

How to deliver quality schools on limited budgets

Despite funding cuts and tight budgets, Chris Fadoju, Partner at Pellings, explains how schoo...

People, policy, politics, money

The importance of hands-on learning in education

With increased diversity in the jobs market, the education system needs to step beyond the cla...

Bricks & mortar

Why are schools favouring modular design builds?

The education sector has seen a sharp rise in modular builds in recent years. Western Building...

Sustainability

Student experience and the role accommodation providers play

SPONSORED: A big part of the university experience is determined by the social life a student ...

Sustainability

Luxury student bedrooms, is this a thing?

SPONSORED: Student accommodation is entering a new era, says Anna Hampshire, JT Ellis

People, policy, politics, money

Will apprenticeships impact the Built Environment sector?

Stephen Bartle, Head of Commercial and Business Development at UCEM, explains how apprenticesh...

Bricks & mortar

Advanced Panic Bar Solutions

AIT, as a SALTO certified partner offer an advanced panic bar solution to be controlled with a...

Bricks & mortar

Student accommodation: glazing for the next gen

Andrew Cooper from Senior Architectural Systems discusses the benefits that aluminium can bri...

HVAC & lighting

The advantages of heating and cooling from the same system

SPONSORED: By Roberto Mallozzi, MD, Gree UK, the British face of Gree, the world's largest air...

People, policy, politics, money

College and university: civic centres for the 21st century?

by Philip Watson, UK Design Director at Atkins

People, policy, politics, money

Construction career choices after education

SPONSORED: Now that the training is over and you're in the big wide world, deciding what to do...

International

Philanthropy's role in building international schools

The quality and accessibility of schools varies widely across the world

Facilities management

A breath of fresh air for smart studying

Andy Williams, Technical Consultant at Jaga, explains why schools should invest in efficient v...

Technology

Arke: Visitor Entry Systems for Student Accommodation

Enhance student security without compromising on convenience with Arke, by Intreba

Security & safety

The need to update fire safety procedures in 2018

SPONSORED: Ensuring the safety of our future from school foundations upwards, explains Tim LaR...

Bricks & mortar

The Future of Handleless Furniture

by Anna Hampshire, Ellis Product Manager

Bricks & mortar

Top 5 space saving tips for Student Accommodation

Anna Hampshire, Product Manager for J.T Ellis and Co Ltd gives us her tips to maximise space

Security & safety

How to ensure first class hygiene in university buildings

Steve Nurdin from Cannon Hygiene explains how facilities managers can implement automated solu...

Bricks & mortar

Energy efficient schools could save the government billions

New school buildings could save the department for education £2.6bn a year, report finds

Bricks & mortar

2018: A great time to consider investing in student housing

Arthur Online looks at reasons why this is the best moment to invest in student housing

Interiors

Top of the class: improving aesthetics of exposed ceilings

Toby Buckley from REL explains how a more coordinated approach and the use of BIM by M&E contr...

Bricks & mortar

Finding the right type of air conditioning for you

The second in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can...

Facilities management

How student centres can help create 'sticky campuses'

Atkins' Helen Groves explores the importance of 'in-between' spaces in creating successful cam...

Facilities management

7 ways to ensure a condensing boiler achieves top results

Upgrading to condensing boilers can transform the comfort and energy performance of a school b...

Technology

Bringing BIM down to earth: new technologies, humble uses

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, explains why Building Information Modelling ...

Outdoors

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains the educational functions of outdoor...

Bricks & mortar

Redmoor Academy wins Low Energy Project of the Year

Leading construction professionals gathered at the prestigious Structural Timber Awards' cerem...

Facilities management

'One size doesn't fit all' for university assessment reports

Simon Fullard, Director at Actua Chartered Surveyors, discusses building condition and statuto...

Sustainability

The environment: we're aware but are we proactive?

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, explains how schools can better invo...

Security & safety

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