This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Roger Fitzgerald for charity Article 25’s annual 10x10 event
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Félicie Krikler, associate director at Assael Architecture.
This week, Britain commemorated the centenary of its entry into the First World War. See our article from 1914
Plans to redevelop 77 acres of prime real estate in Earls Court - entailing the demolition of London’s landmark exhibition centre - have become mired in political wrangling. But is there really any doubt as to how it will end?
While the Monetary Policy Committee ponders a rise in interest rates, they’d be wise to take a closer look at what’s happening in construction - where lessons can be learned that have a bearing on the wider economy
Lasting change is required to fulfil domestic retrofit’s huge potential
The ultimate goal for achieving minimum energy performance standards is a ‘factor five’ improvement, while maintaining current growth projections
With demand for construction services now outstripping supply, firms are becoming more choosey when picking partners
In the last of this series, putting an Egan principle into practice with BIM
What can we learn from the month-long Balfour Beatty-Carillion kerfuffle?
Defying five years of recession, Winchester-based cladding company Lakesmere has experienced rapid growth in a sector that has seen many UK firms fade away. Managing director Mark Davey reveals how the company beat the downturn
Gary Sullivan, co-founder and chairman of Wilson James, explains what the army can teach construction
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 …
FROM THE EDITOR
In regards to procurement, the public sector is already held to a far higher standard than private clients