Indian pool house by 42mm Architecture has a concrete frame

  • A thick loop of concrete forms the walls, flooring and roof of this pool house, completed by Indian firm 42mm Architecture in the garden of a New Delhi residence (+ slideshow).
  • The pre-stressed concrete structure made it possible to slightly cantilever the structure over the edge of its sloping site.
  • Other recently completed pool houses include a bulky concrete structure in Madrid and a building with a folded wooden ceiling in Melbourne.

  • “This combination of wood and concrete renders an expression which welcomes its guests while dazzling them,” added 42mm Architecture.
  • “Asserting its presence with a singular, bold and robust frame, this house sits impressively within its surroundings,” it added.


Civils contractor faces £400,000 illegal worker fine Ι Construction Enquirer

  • The raid, carried out with the cooperation of the main contractor on the job, found the illegal workers were all employed by civils subcontractor Sword Construction.
  • Twenty illegal workers have been arrested after being found working at a construction site on the Capenhurst power station in Cheshire.
  • Tough new measures to tackle illegal workers and punish firms employing them are being introduced in the Immigration Bill currently progressing through Parliament.
  • Immigration officials swooped after a tip-off and found 20 Indian men aged between 30 and 50 working on the job without visas.
  • If proof is not provided, this is a potential total of up to £400,000.


Tekla Appoints AF Infotech As it’s Centre of Excellence in Ranchi, Jharkhand

  • Tekla has appointed AF Infotech as one of its Centres of Excellence in India for their Tekla Structures software.
  • Vikash Kumar, Business Head, AF Infotech, said, “We are happy to be appointed as the Tekla Centre of Excellence in Jharkhand.
  • AF Infotech will provide quality technical education with adequate industrial exposure with its innovative teaching methods.
  • The institute will impart special certification course on Tekla BIM technology in their curriculum.
  • Tekla in India will also conduct training sessions at AF Infotech to enable the industry people and students to explore Tekla’s technology.