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Polish designer Szymon Hanczar has unveiled his micro apartment in Wroclaw containing a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom all within the confines of just 13 square metres. The walls, kept in white to fully absorb the available rays of sunshine, host bicycle storage and a loft double bed. Underneath the

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Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture have designed and built the UK's first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house, capable of exporting more energy to the national electricity grid than it uses. The house, designed by Professor Phil Jones and his team based at the Welsh School of Archi

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for expressions of interest to design its new Research Medal, part of the President’s Research Awards Scheme. The new award will sit alongside the other prestigious President’s Medals - Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

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A Scottish charity is offering the chance for people to live in new build affordable homes in a community forest in Argyll. Kilfinan Community Forest Company (KCFC) is initially offering two homes and two self-build plots in a community-owned forest in Tighnabruaich with the hope of offering more in

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Skanska UK has received a funding award worth more than £700,000 to develop the use of robots for on-site and off-site construction. The award came from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), as part of their collaborative R&am

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A converted chicken house in Aviemore has fought off competition from 2,519 other sheds to win Shed of the Year. The Inshriach Distillery in the Cairngorms National Park, which creates gin from 100 per cent Scottish juniper, was nominated in and won the pub category of the contest before taking home

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For one and a half hours on Monday all 200 of Cemex's UK readymix plants will be shut. The compnay says it is taking the unique step to carry out a 90 minutes 'step-in', where 600 colleagues and 460 independent haulier contractors take part in safety training to encourage them to ‘step-in’ and l

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Recreations of Allied and German trench systems from the First World War are to be built this summer in Glasgow’s Pollok Country Park. The £99,600 Digging In project is funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund grant and will be carried out by a partnership involving the University of Glasgow, Stewart's

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Scotland’s newest millionaire is to celebrate his fortune with a fortnight’s holiday but will carry on working as a roofer when he returns. John Edmond, 32, from Edinburgh, won £1 million in the EuroMillions Mega Friday draw.

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