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Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 Apr 14

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

Chancery Lane - Morgan Sindall + Bennetts Associates + Derwent

Morgan Sindall picks new bosses for London business

16 Apr 14

Exclusive: Morgan Sindall poaches Balfour Beatty managing director as part of shake-up in its London business

Battersea phase 3

Aecom lands key role on third phase of Battersea development

17 Apr 14

Exclusive: Consultant to work with architects Frank Gehry and Foster & Partners on 1,300 home project next to power station

LATEST DATA

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Building intelligence: Q4 2013

Data from Experian Economics shows that while construction activity levelled off in Q4 2013, for the year as a whole, activity was on the rise, with growth forecast in the private housing and infrastructure sectors

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BUSINESS BAROMETER: Your Interactive Guide to Construction Activity

Latest League Tables

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The CPA/Barbour ABI Index

ECOBUILD VIDEO

Make's recycled pop-up cinema

Video: Make's recycled pop-up cinema

28 Mar 14

Watch how architect Make designed and built a recycled cinema at Ecobuild this year

PIC OF THE DAY

Wessal Casa Point

Wessal Casa-Port: Here’s looking at you, kid

17 Apr 14

Designs unveiled for a Foster & Partners-designed tower cluster in the harbour area of Casablanca

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PROJECTS

Coming out of its shell

Building Awards Small Project of the Year: Maggie's cancer centre, Aberdeen

3 Apr 14

With its streamlined, organic form enhancing its welcoming ethos, the latest Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre in Aberdeen, designed by Snøhetta, is a worthy winner of this year’s Small Project of the Year Building Award

LATEST PRODUCTS

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What to specify: Housing

9 Apr 14

This week, we go through the keyhole at some of the UK’s most genteel new residences, including a Buckinghamshire country house with timber leaded windows and a rapidly rendered home in Poundbury

PROFESSIONAL

The Dali system at the LMB in Cambridge includes presence detectors and multisensors that link to both the lighting and HVAC controls

CPD 4 2014: Dali and integrated building services

This module explains the applications of the open protocol for digital lighting, and its integration into a building-wide open system. It is sponsored by Delmatic

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Building TV

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Building TV: Episode 2

20 Mar 14

In this episode Thomas Lane, Sarah Richardson and Elizabeth Hopkirk discuss Ecobuild 2014, Building’s Agenda 15 campaign and Barbour ABI’s Construction Industry Review

LATEST VIDEO

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Video: Building Awards 2014 Video

14 Apr 14

Watch highlights of the Building Awards 2014, hosted by James Cordon, as well as a videos of each of the individual category winners being announced

ANALYSIS

Workers of the World unite

Workers of the World unite

17 Apr 14

Bosses of employee-owned companies claim greater engagement and increased profitability. So why isn’t everyone doing it?

Building Lives

Building Award Winners: CITB training initiative of the year

11 Apr 14

The judges were truly inspired by Lakehouse founder Steve Rawlings’ ‘gutsy’ plan to address both the industry’s skills shortage and unemployment in deprived areas of London

EDITOR'S VIEW

Sarah Richardson

It's time for the construction industry to adapt to BIM

17 Apr 14 | By Sarah Richardson

The Dark Ages of BIM may be over, but many firms are still behind the times when it comes to implementing the technology

Pic of the week

Building awards

Building awards in pictures

3 Apr 14

Building held it’s annual award ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel earlier this week. Here are pictures of the big night

Infographic

BIMfographic index

BIMfographic: Industry survey

17 Apr 14

Consultant NBS interviewed more than 1,000 construction professionals in its annual BIM survey. The results show the continuing gap between awareness of BIM and genuine proficiency with it

MARKET REVIEW

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Barbour ABI's March market review is out now

20 Mar 14

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for March is now available to download


Hansom

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Hansom: The place to be

17 Apr 14

BAM’s building sites take their place in high society, Dubai regains its appetite for the grandiose, Glasgow shelves plans for a five-tower demolition extravaganza - oh, and there’s surfing on Snowdonia


COMMUNITY OPINION

Vern Pitt

Health and safety regulatory changes: A dangerous cocktail

17 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Recent deaths highlight importance of keeping the industry’s safety standards strong

Peter Hansford

Construction 2025: Leading from within

17 Apr 14 | By Peter Hansford

Positive steps are being taken towards the government’s Construction 2025 goals but there is still a huge amount to do if we are to cut carbon, find better processes of working and inspire new talent. Progress on BIM and payments is just the start

Nick Cullen

Can Germany return to the path of green energy?

17 Apr 14 | By Nick Cullen

The country’s response to Fukushima has seen a huge expansion in carbon-heavy energy generation

Sarah Richardson

It's time for the construction industry to adapt to BIM

17 Apr 14 | By Sarah Richardson

The Dark Ages of BIM may be over, but many firms are still behind the times when it comes to implementing the technology

David Cash

Cultural coalescence in Christchurch

16 Apr 14 | By David Cash

In a corner of this remarkable rebuilding project, communities are coming together to design a new park

Richard_Saxon

BIM and the whole life costing conundrum

16 Apr 14 | By Richard Saxon

New guidelines from the RICS enabling a holistic view of project costs are a giant leap forward for the industry

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