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What Is Cross-Laminated Timber?

At Thinking Buildings, we're always looking for new and innovative building materials and construction techniques. Times change and we need to embrace new techniques which can help deliver better buildings which can be more innovative in design, more cost effective, be lower carbon and...
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Our latest Grand Design…..?

The concept design for our latest new build house is well under way and we think it's looking rather exciting. The site slopes to the rear and the design responds to its context by stepping down...
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Virtual Reality (VR) Building Exploring #BIMX

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One of the best bits of BIM (Building Information Modelling) for clients is the ability to have a model of your building which you can look at on a smart phone, tablet or computer. You can then spin it around and walk through to get a great understanding of the spaces.

The next logical step is to be able to immerse yourself in a full VR experience, being able to put on a set of uber cool googles and take a look around just by moving your head. Thanks to #BIMX we can do just that.

Gareth was the first to try it in our office and it is pretty impressive.

Furniture From Trees?

Okay, so it’s not strictly Architecture, but it is design and we think this is pretty neat.

In rural Derbyshire there is someone growing chairs, tables and all sorts of furniture.