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Elevating our Boundaries - Modern Facade Systems

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Taylor Maxwell

Lower Ground Floor, The West Wing

26 Southwark Street

London

SE1 1TU

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As part of the London Festival of Architecture 2019.

Our capital city plays host to over 8 million individuals across an area of over 1,500 km2. The growing demand for additional housing and commercial developments, coupled with the restriction of ground-level space, has meant that the need to construct more high-rise buildings has increased dramatically. This increased demand has meant that it is now necessary to call upon modern methods of construction and facade materials. The Greater London Authority stated that 50,000 new homes a year are needed in London to satisfy the growing population; a challenge that can be facilitated by utilising modern-day facade systems.

From brick to stone or metal to terracotta, facade systems allow high-rise buildings to achieve any desired aesthetic, whilst ensuring the durability and reliability of traditional building materials like facing brick or stone masonry.

Join us on a walking tour around London Bridge and the surrounding area and discover the use of modern-day facade systems that form our building’s boundaries and allow us to continue constructing our city’s buildings.

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Taylor Maxwell

Lower Ground Floor, The West Wing

26 Southwark Street

London

SE1 1TU

United Kingdom

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