- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
- Specialist wikis
Last edited 04 May 2022
The word 'guide' can have a range of meanings:
- A guide may be a person who advises others, especially in matters of behaviour or belief - someone who shows the way to others. This can also be in the physical sense in terms of someone employed to show someone around a place of interest. It can also be litrary in the sense that the document act as the guide such as with city guides. In relation to buildings of significance or particular interest a tour guide might be employed to describe in greater detail the historical and cultural significance of a particular monument.
- A guide book, leaflet or audio recording may do the same.
- Guides might interpreted documents that are perhaps slightly less formal than guidance (but the interpretation is quite open). For example a guide to the building regulations might be a brief document that describes the overall principle of the building regulations, whilst what might be called the building regulations guidance (also known as the approved documents) is a quite specific set of documents designed to assists in meeting the the requirements set by law.
- A guide might also be something used to assist in delineating a path for something, such as a line describing a path to be cut on a material.
- The word guideline might refer to a rule, principle, or piece of advice.
- 7 Engineering Wonders of the world.
- 9 of the world’s most impressive structures.
- Approved documents.
- Building codes.
- Building regulations appeal.
- Building warrant (Scotland).
- Burj al Arab, Dubai.
- Empire State Building.
- Engineering the World - VandA Museum.
- Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.
- Leaning Tower of Pisa.
- National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing.
- Northern Ireland building regulations.
- Opening up at Covent Garden.
- Royal Albert Hall.
- Shanghai Tower.
- Shell roof.
- Taj Mahal.
- Tallest buildings in the world.
- The history of fabric structures.
- Scottish building standards.
- The Shard.
- The Building Act.
- Welsh building regulations.
Featured articles and news
BG 50 & VDI 2035 – your questions answered.
Will the way we heat homes change when winter comes ?
Can XR technology be leveraged in design & construction?
Or are you capping.
Digital gaming competition for UK students aged 16 to 18.
Heritage protection in England vs Australia.
Three-quarters of fire doors fail inspections
The role of geoparks, biospheres and world heritage sites.
Just one month to go ! Find out more here.
A new gallery for the University of Huddersfield.
What will it take to stop it ?
To celebrate world bee day 2022 !
Not forgetting part F and the new part overheating part O.
As energy prices jump up in cost.
With people in the UK from Ukraine.
Industry leader Steve Murray takes on role.
An abundant and versatile building material.
600,000 heat pump installations targeted per year by 2028.
Helping prevent those unwanted outcomes.
How has transport changed due to Covid-19 ?
Will you need it ? after June 15 and the new Part O ?