Saturday23 August 2014


Roger Fitzgerald sketch

Sketch of the week: South Bank

22 Aug 14

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Roger Fitzgerald for charity Article 25’s annual 10x10 event

Portland Place

Sketch of the week: Portland Place

8 Aug 14

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Félicie Krikler, associate director at Assael Architecture.

WWI index

This week in 1914

8 Aug 14

This week, Britain commemorated the centenary of its entry into the First World War. See our article from 1914

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Procurement on trial

Procurement on trial

22 Aug 14

Construction firms are increasingly emboldened to take the government to court over its procurement decisions, but who’s to blame?

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Earls Court

Earls Court: That's show business

7 Aug 14

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?

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Allister Hayman

Beware the wrong acquisition

22 Aug 14

What can we learn from the month-long Balfour Beatty-Carillion kerfuffle?

Noble Francis

Tentative times

20 Aug 14

The CPA/Barbour ABI Construction Index was 128 in July, slightly lower (4%) than in June

Richard Steer 2014

A suitable case for treatment

20 Aug 14

Medical advances, improved technology and increasing outpatient numbers have transformed the construction challenge - so the decade-old NHS estate guidance needs some radical updating

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Debbie Hobbs

How do we get GB to move from G to B?

21 Aug 14

If property investors are to improve the energy performance of their assets they need clarity on the government’s long-term aims

Ben Derbyshire

What eighteenth century Rome can teach us about making places

20 Aug 14

Why generating ‘street life’ - in all its senses - is the key to building successful cities

Michael Dall

Reaching pre-recession levels

20 Aug 14

One could be forgiven for not knowing whether to celebrate the banishing of the recession or worry about an unbalanced recovery

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Gary Sullivan 3

Interview: Gary Sullivan

21 Aug 14

Gary Sullivan, co-founder and chairman of Wilson James, explains what the army can teach construction

Peter Amato

Interview: Peter Amato

17 Jul 14

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 …

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Joey Gardiner

Challenging times

22 Aug 14

In regards to procurement, the public sector is already held to a far higher standard than private clients

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