Mind the gap - missing engineering skills

Ali Morshed, Technical Leader at Production Services Network (PSN), Aberdeen, UK, presents his thoughts on gaps in training for new corrosion specialists.
House made from brick

Brick still best - the advantages of masonry

Andrew Halstead-Smith, Marketing Manager at Ibstock, Leicestershire, UK, explains why brick offers a practical, durable and attractive solution for construction.
Sandbag flood defences in Cumbria

Lessons learnt - UK flooding and construction

In the wake of the severe floods in the north of England in November, Dr Geoff Edgell, Director of CERAM, outlines the sustainability of brick constructions under flooding.
Copper used in building

Copper load of this - 14th European Copper in Architecture Awards

The versatility of copper and its alloys was reflected in the six projects shortlisted at the 14th European Copper in Architecture Awards.
inHaus2 in Duisburg, Germany

Rooms for the future - flexible room concepts

Research facility inHaus2 in Duisberg, Germany is developing flexible room concepts using intelligent materials, new materials and energy-saving systems.