Saturday21 January 2017

Donald Trump

Trump’s US-Mexico border wall ‘could cost $31bn’

20 Jan 17

Cost consultant Gleeds calculates key election pledge could far exceed 45th president’s $12bn estimate

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Tottenham heading for Wembley

20 Jan 17

Club board due to make final decision on moving this March


British worker on Qatar World Cup stadium dies

20 Jan 17

The worker was employed on the Khalifa International Stadium project in Doha


Trump International Golf Club, Dubai


18 Jan 17

Donald Trump’s architecture talks louder than the man himself, with its gaudy interiors and unashamed excess. But what do his developments reveal about the man who promises to transform America?


Paul Cossell

Paul Cossell: Above and beyond

13 Jan 17

Paul Cossell took charge of ISG last year as the fit-out, construction and engineering firm transferred into private hands, a move which has enabled him to explore areas outside the core business


What to specify: Roofing

5 Jan 17

Manufacturers are keeping on top of roofing trends with products to suit all projects, from glass roof glazing to a Building Award-winning innovation


White Paper: Applying for ISO 9001 Accreditation

White Paper: Applying for ISO 9001 Accreditation

19 Dec 16

Download advice on how to remove risks when applying for this respected standard

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Image of the week: Dying of the light

19 Jan 17

People watch the iconic advertising screens at Piccadilly Circus being switched off


Basilica da Estrela

Sketch of the week: Basilica da Estrela

20 Jan 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Martin Douglas, associate director of Bristol-based Pad Design


CPD 23 2016: BIM levels of detail

19 Dec 16

Levels of detail define the content of a BIM project at different stages. This CPD, sponsored by Vectorworks, outlines the main points to consider



The sky’s the limit

20 Jan 17

New York is home to some of the most pioneering modern engineering feats - a 7,000-ton hovering stadium roof, impossibly skinny skyscrapers and a mammoth flood defence system disguised as a park


Building A Better Brexit

Building A Better Brexit: Take our survey

Building is carrying out research into the industry’s views on what kind of Brexit would work for the construction industry


Make yourself heard

Brexit: Make yourself heard

19 Jan 17

As Theresa May makes clear that she favours full separation from the EU and we approach the March deadline to trigger Article 50, Building launches a survey to find out what readers want from the Brexit deal, both for your business and the wider industry


Cost model: Palliative care

17 Jan 17

The demand for high quality healthcare facilities aiming to improve the quality of life of patients with serious illnesses is increasing


Sarah Richardson

What kind of Brexit?

19 Jan 17 | By Sarah Richardson

Building is calling on our readers to complete our survey about your priorities for the sector in the negotiations ahead


Theresa May

Online poll: Single market

18 Jan 17

Will Theresa May’s decision to leave the EU single market have a negative knock-on effect for UK construction? Vote here


Hansom HT

Hansom: Money, money, money

20 Jan 17

This week, the Garden Bridge Trust is keen to close its funding gap and a place close to my heart is getting a big cash boost. However, one lucky householder doesn’t have to worry about how much things cost …


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This week in 2016

20 Jan 17

One year ago, Building was investigating what might happen in the event of a Brexit vote


London debate at Building Live

Delivering London’s construction pipeline for the next five years Video

23 Dec 16

Building Live debate highlights - With new mayor Sadiq Khan now in place, what are London’s priorities for growth?

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Barbour ABI's January market review is out now

19 Jan 17

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


Nick Cullen

Will Trump ever be a cheerleader for sustainable development?

20 Jan 17 | By Nick Cullen

The new US president isn’t known for his commitment to tackling climate change, yet if he can see the economic benefit for his country he might become a convert

Conor Leyden

How to build homes safely in flood prone areas

20 Jan 17 | By Conor Leyden

New homes can be built safely in flood prone areas but we need to have a grown-up conversation about development

Ted Lowery

Case in focus: Non-delegable duty

20 Jan 17 | By Ted Lowery

Did a contractor owe a non-delegable duty in respect of the actions of its independent subcontractor?

Stephanie Canham

Out off site, out of mind?

20 Jan 17 | By Stephanie Canham

Modular construction is gaining support from major clients but the point at which legal ownership of off-site goods and materials passes to the purchaser is a crucial question

Michael Dall

Commercial sector slowdown

20 Jan 17 | By Michael Dall

Investor sentiment in the commercial sector is falling, as office capital values drop

Andrew Stunell

Construction must not be left out

19 Jan 17 | By Andrew Stunell

Theresa May’s speech on Brexit has done little to reassure construction that the government understands the industry’s concerns, says Andrew Stunell

Sarah Richardson

What kind of Brexit?

19 Jan 17 | By Sarah Richardson

Building is calling on our readers to complete our survey about your priorities for the sector in the negotiations ahead

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