Let's Talk Specification is a new digital media platform for the construction industry. It will offer a new channel to discuss the latest architectural, specification and building news, views and product information.

The major changes that are happening to our industry will put the specification process back at centre-stage. Let's Talk Specification will focus on the research and development, testing, manufacturing processes, installation and maintenance of these high-quality products, as well as the detailed, technical and independent information you require.

GROUP EDITOR: Paul Groves

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BRE awards SABRE security certification to International Quarter...

International Quarter London (IQL) has become the first in-use development in the world to be awarded the SABRE security certification – the scheme from BRE for...

Sponsored by: BRE
Category: Testing & Certification


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RICS paper calls for industry to embrace alternatives

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a paper calling on government and the construction industry to think outside of the bricks and boost...

Sponsored by: RICS
Category: Case Studies


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Putting confidence in the performance and longevity of building...

Paul Groves talks to the Kiwa UK Group, which offers a full range of testing, inspection and Agrément services to construction materials manufacturers and System...

Sponsored by: Kiwa Building Products
Category: Testing & Certification


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Winner of the RIAS/Saint-Gobain Emerging Architect award 2018 revealed

The RIAS/Saint-Gobain Emerging Architect Award recognises the crucial role architects play in delivering a better world and encourages the great architects of the future...

Sponsored by: Saint-Gobain
Category: Best Practice


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Specification awards now open for entries

Architects can now nominate their projects for the internationally recognised biennial GAI/RIBA Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards. Organised by the Guild of...

Sponsored by: Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
Category: Best Practice


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Putting health and wellbeing into healthcare buildings

Ill-considered design decisions and poor material choices often favouring cheaper synthetic products over natural materials are two of the biggest challenges that stand...

Sponsored by: Wood for Good
Category: Best Practice


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