Calls to extend restriction on combustible materials

The RIBA recommends that the restriction introduced in December 2018 should: be extended to include hotels, hostels and boarding houses, and all buildings where a catastrophic event could cause multiple fatalities. apply to key materials in external walls only. If not, the list of materials exempt from the ban […] Click here to view original…

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Profession faces PI insurance ‘horror story’ over fire risk, architect warns

The architecture profession is facing a ‘horror story’ over professional indemnity insurance covering fire risk, a Leeds-based architect has warned Mark Hide of Mark Hide Associates has been insured via the RIBA Insurance Agency for the past 13 years but can no longer obtain professional indemnity insurance that covers […] Click here to view original…

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