On top of the world

Brighton College boasts an aspirational state-of-the-art building for science and sport with a running track on its roof. Ilyass Meslek, the CCL engineer who designed the acoustic bearings, discusses the technical elements of the project.


  • Welcome

    It has been a month of firsts for me. My first outing since the Coronavirus lockdown to a safe and discrete inauguration at HQ; donning the presidential chain for the first time; chairing my first CABE virtual board; my first attempt at crowd control through digital means; and my first welcome page ...
  • Economic recovery needs local builders, says FMB

    In response to ONS data showing that construction output dropped by 5.9%, driven by a 5.1% decrease in repair and maintenance, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said:


Click and Collect

The term housing crisis was in use long before Covid-19 forced everyone to down tools. Off-site construction, modular and prefabricated building could make up for lost time but, as Elaine Knutt asks, is it really that simple?
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

Products & services

  • New AICO Product Selector Arrives

    AICO latest Product Selector details their extensive product range and...
  • New Draka UC- Connect Structured Cabling Solutions Guides

    Prysmian Group has released three new interactive product guides.
  • An Evolution in GEZE Design

    It’s new and improved. It’s eco-friendly and capable of networking. An...


  • Metsa Wood

    The Finnish Embassy in Tokyo gets the Metsä Wood makeover in time for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021.
  • Off-Site Pipework

    Off-site construction methods can bring huge benefits to a build, as demonstrated by the use of Polybutylene pipework in this 65-apartment conversion project in Glasgow.
  • Beauty Matters - Architectural Design

    Beauty Matters: Human Judgement and the Pursuit of New Beauties in Post-Digital Architecture (Architectural Design) examines the role of beauty in architecture. In this extract, world-renowned Architect Kazuyo Sejima discusses her work.
  • Preserving the Past

    A restoration project on a unique church in Everton is challenging today’s professionals to rethink what they know.


  • New Faces Welcomed at CABE

    CABE is delighted to welcome Ian McLaughlan as its new Head of Membership. Ian, has recently returned to the UK from New Zealand, and has joined the Association at an exciting time as CABE continues to grow in membership across the UK, Ireland, and overseas.

    He will be responsible for developing the delivery of Engineering Council registrations, ensuring that procedures and…

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  • Beyond COVID-19

    CABE and RICS have jointly developed sector specific guidance for building control professionals to assist in managing the risks of COVID-19 as construction sites reopen, titled; …

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  • COVID-19 - 19 June Update

    Since the 23 March, when the UK economy went into lockdown, we have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The construction industry, was of course, not immune to its effects and has had to bring in new ways of working to respond and in many cases works were shut-down  in order to keep people safe.
    Here at CABE we have been trying to keep you up-to-date with all…

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