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In its renovation of west London’s Bush Theatre, Haworth Tompkins was asked to make the building and the theatre it contains accessible and approachable to all the local community. The result, says Ike Ijeh, is full of twists and turns
Activity growth in the sectors was positive this month, as the residential and non-residential indices both increased, and the total activity index recorded a significant improvement
The total value of construction contracts increased in February but the number of projects went down. Michael Dall discusses the highlights of Barbour ABI’s monthly Economic & Construction Market Review
This week, new flooring solutions include a vinyl range targeting the education market, Forbury Place’s choice of access flooring in Reading and an aluminium decking system at Manchester’s XYZ building
Steel offers sustainability credentials through the whole life-cycle of a building, and is an excellent choice of framing material to deliver high-scoring BREEAM projects. This CPD module, sponsored by the BCSA, outlines the main points to consider
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As usual, Mipim was a rich hunting ground for me to get the lowdown on the latest property news and catch up with old industry pals. This year, delegates enjoyed an unusual piece of artwork …
Strong hiring intentions and employee caution post the Brexit vote mean those prepared to move jobs could be richly rewarded - as may firms prepared to be aggressive in sourcing new hires
In 2014, Bruno Dupety was brought in to sort out Vinci’s UK construction arm: managing some massive project losses, refreshing the leadership team and restructuring struggling parts of the business
Building Live debate highlights - With new mayor Sadiq Khan now in place, what are London’s priorities for growth?
Some cases involving standby letters of credit have been reassessed by the Court of Appeal. So what clarifications of the law were made this time around?
Even if plans for a second independence referendum don’t come to fruition, Brexit could create a greater divergence between Scottish and English construction law
London - a global city with top-calibre international architectural staff - is about to feel the effect of Article 50 and all that follows. Can the profession maintain standards in a newly constrained landscape?
When thinking about the function of a particular building it is important to remember sometimes increasing energy use may be beneficial
Too often developers and architects are accused of alienating people by imposing insensitive designs on their communities
While the government is preoccupied with Brexit, the housing crisis has been laid at the door of local authorities and developers
Europe and the US are falling behind on infrastructure spending, which is a mistake no country can afford to make