An experimental home in the Netherlands is providing powerful insights into the principles of sustainable design through the cold-formed steel frame that sits at its core.
The site of the former Streatham Ice Rink has been re-developed to create a new supermarket with a six-storey residential building on top using light steel framing.
Since the 19th century, steel has been crucial in high-rise construction. But what happens when those towers fall into disuse? A new project in Australia shows how steel can be used sustainably for future constructions.
As the planet’s populations continue to grow and urban areas must accommodate them, the pressure on the residential construction sector is only set to increase. What benefits does steel offer for residential building projects?