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01 Mar 2016
The versatility of concrete means that it can be designed and constructed to deliver high performance buildings through a spectrum of solutions ranging from onsite cast concrete, onsite build using factory made blocks, through to offsite manufactured two dimensional panels and volumetric units. When considering offsite solutions there are additional benefits offered by the use of precast concrete for offsite construction compared to other systems.
20 Jan 2016
Guy Thompson explains how The Concrete Centre responds to the challenges and many enquiries about the sustainability performance of concrete and how the industry is committed to a holistic measure of sustainability thus enabling designers and specifiers to produce evermore sustainable solutions.
11 Nov 2015
Elaine Toogood compares environmental product declarations (EPDs) to food labelling. If only establishing environmental impact was as simple and irrefutable as analysing salt or calorie content.
27 Aug 2015
The need for more housing is unquestionable and the shortage of housing for the over 50s is equally so, especially as it is forecast that the amount of over-85s is set to double by 2030.
17 Mar 2015
A number of independent reports have stated that there are significant benefits to be gained from using concrete gravity bases; in construction, installation and in use. Andrew Minson discusses if the latest installation in the English Channel will be the turning point for this technology in the UK
20 Feb 2015
Elaine Toogood explains some of the revisions in BREEAM New Construction and how the new credits for material efficiency and adaptability to climate change are an opportunity to score credits for concrete and masonry buildings.
10 Feb 2015
Tom De Saulles considers the words ‘green’ and ‘sustainable’. Often used in the same context, but recently with a subtle divergence in their implied meaning
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12:30 - 13:30
Thiis talk is aimed at commercial basements in the UK and is based on TCCs ‘Concrete Basements’ publication.
12:30 - 13:30
An overview of the wide range of offsite concrete solutions available for designers, contractors and occupants.
13:45 - 14:30
An exploration of the positive impact that new technology is having on the manufacture of concrete.
18:00 - 20:00
A showcase for the best in contemporary concrete architecture in the UK.
£55.00 + VAT
This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.
A magazine to celebrate 10 years of the concrete industry sustainable construction strategy.
This guide aims to enable designers to realise their aesthetic aspirations using concrete.
This publication seeks to provide information for structural engineers who are designing tall buildings in concrete.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
£30.00 + VAT
This publication summarises the material used in the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges using Eurocode 2
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.