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Technical Study: Rainscreen Cladding to Brick Transitions

Technical Study: Rainscreen Cladding to Brick Transitions

It is becoming more and more popular to use rainscreen cladding materials, such as timber, clay tiles and zinc in conjunction with brickwork, render or other masonry finishes. Using two materials can help break up a building volume, differentiate, draw attention to...

January 2022 – New Details

January 2022 – New Details

  This month we have a bumper selection of details - looking at different material transitions. What does this mean? Well, using two materials to help break up a building volume, differentiate, or draw attention to different areas of the building. Specifically, we...

What is a Door Schedule?

What is a Door Schedule?

A door schedule can be a very useful piece of information for a construction project. In this article we will explore door schedules in some detail, what they are and how to create one. Detail Library Members can download the sample excel spreadsheet and drawing to...

December 2021 – New Details

December 2021 – New Details

  This month we have a selection of loft conversion details - looking at different dormer options, both pitched and flat roof and various abutments.

Timber Frame Panel Systems

Timber Frame Panel Systems

This article, in association with Keenan Timber Frame will explore the benefits of a timber frame construction, but also why specifying a timber frame panel system is a cost effective, efficient and sustainable choice.Keenan Timber Frame is a family run business based...

November 2021 – New Details

November 2021 – New Details

  This month we have a selection of interior details - looking at different internal doors, internal walls and finishes.

Technical Study: Understanding Loft Conversions

Technical Study: Understanding Loft Conversions

Loft conversions are a very popular way of gaining extra space as they can be an easier alternative to moving house or building an extension as no ground works are necessary. Loft conversions can be used for creating a new bedroom, a new master suite complete with...

October 2021 – New Details

October 2021 – New Details

You asked.... so we did it. We are really excited to be able to offer all details in Revit format. They have automatically been added to the Pro Membership. You should see an option to download the Revit files on each detail page. Latest Details This month we have a...