Tuesday30 June 2015


Steve Elliott

Interview: Steve Elliott

26 Jun 15 | By Joey Gardiner

Steve Elliott took Morgan Sindall’s fit-out business to an industry-leading position. After taking a year out he’s ‘got the band back together’ at BW Interiors and is thinking big again


Digitising construction

26 Jun 15 | By Andrew Brister

4Projects by Viewpoint investigates the future of BIM


Are QSs fit for purpose? Your views

25 Jun 15

Readers react to our recent feature on QSs failure to price projects accurately

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Walkie Talkie; 1 Fitzroy Place; Wembley stadium; and Nova Victoria

PC Harrington: The higher they climb…

18 Jun 15

When PC Harrington Contractors collapsed into administration in May, it had debts of around £28.4m and just £900 cash in the bank. We reveal the true story of the firm’s demise

Construction professions

Professions: Now you see them, now you don’t

21 May 15

Construction’s professions could effectively disappear within a decade, according to the author of a challenging report

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David Cameron and cabinet

The next five years

14 May 15

Following a surprise result which leaves the Tories free to rule without coalition partners, what can construction expect from the next parliament?

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Robin Butler

Interview: Robin Butler

7 May 15

Developer Urban & Civic plans to build 40,000 homes on difficult, large sites - and after a key acquisition, looks well on the path to achieving that. We meet MD Robin Butler as he scours the land for housebuilders

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Image of the week

Women in engineering

Image of the week: Engineering a change of perception

26 Jun 15

Claire Perry MP joins female engineers to mark National Women in Engineering Day

Sketch of the week


Sketch of the week: Blue Mosque

26 Jun 15

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


Online poll: Parliament refurb

25 Jun 15

Which of these is the best option for refurbishing the Palace of Westminster?


Sarah Richardson

Something is rotten...

26 Jun 15

As parliament mulls its options for refurbishing the Palace of Westminster, it could learn from what happens when an estate is left to ruin

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Richard McCarthy

Housing: Use your imagination

26 June 2015

In the quest to create more homes, we need to help and incentivise local authorities to think outside the box to identify sites for development, and perhaps even more critically, redevelopment

Chris Tinker

Policy review

25 Jun 15

What will the Conservative’s right to buy and starter homes initiative mean for UK housing?

Barbara Welch

Let’s party like it’s 1997

25 Jun 15

As Mace celebrates its 25th year one of its directors remembers what life was like when she first joined the firm, nearly two decades ago

Mark Leftly

A political hot potato

25 Jun 15

Construction firms may want to think twice about getting involved in £6bn Palace of Westminster job

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