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From radical warehouse conversions to art deco elderly care, this year’s Housing Design Awards show an industry emerging from the recession with a spring in its step and unafraid to experiment
EWI systems are an effective means of improving a building’s thermal efficiency. Our latest CPD module, sponsored by Mapei, examines the types of system available, as well as colours, finishes and the relevant standards
Sketch of the week
This week’s sketch of the week is “structural concept sketches for a perspective office development” by John Roycroft, civil and structural engineering director at BDP.
Moving-floor technology may seem the stuff of fictional super-villain lairs, but the leading hydrodynamics laboratory at Plymouth University has employed the technology to support one of the largest energy wave test sites in the world
While only a handful of trades showed lengthening lead times, the majority of the sector is anticipating increasing demand within the next six months. Brian Moone of Mace Business School reports
As the man in charge of overseeing Chinese developer Dalian Wanda’s £3bn UK development plans, Peter Amato is already becoming the man contractors and consultants most want to know. But you’ll have to learn to keep up …
The former Minister of State for Business and Energy discusses low carbon and sustainable construction at the Government Construction Summit 2014
The chairman of High Speed 2 takes a look forward at leadership and change at the Government Construction Summit 2014
There’s a wry confession at the Education Funding Agency, directors at a charity’s VIP reception sneak into a pop concert, and workers on the Nottingham Tramlink project face a strict drink and drugs test
June’s contract awards data shows an increase and indicates that the recovery is sustainable, at least in the medium term
This month’s figures show slight falls in commercial retail and infrastructure despite a generally positive sentiment in the industry, so what’s going on?
The number of women in construction is still woefuly low. We need to engage with schools so that children have a better idea of what construction can offer
You can win an adjudication but still lose out if the client goes bust before you get payment of your award. But there are steps you can take to mitigate the risk
The government’s new energy audit scheme might seem like another green burden on companies, but there is money to be made too
Can the UK find new ways of caring for the elderly, and evolve its nursing homes into places where people don’t ‘go to die’?