25% more new school places will be needed in the next five years than the previous five, yet the government is cutting overall capital funding by 16%
With a dire shortage of homes in the country, what has the government got to do to get housing working again?
Costs are being estimated for the critical repair job needed to the Houses of Parliament - with some suggesting the Palace of Westminster has just 20 years before it’s unusable
Construction’s professions could effectively disappear within a decade, according to the author of a challenging report
Following a surprise result which leaves the Tories free to rule without coalition partners, what can construction expect from the next parliament?
Company chiefs and heads of industry bodies from across the sector set out their messages to the prime minister
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
Since becoming UK chief of WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff following last year’s merger, Mark Naysmith has been busy integrating the two firms into one combined company
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FROM THE EDITOR
Much of the agenda spelled out by the Queen this week will be welcome but there remain big concerns
A majority government gives business a stable platform so we can go back to ‘business as usual’ – but what happens next?
The effects of deforestation in South America highlight the interrelated nature of our climate, ecosystem and lifestyle
The government’s strategy document outlined a utopian vision for construction. What happened?
The Edge report may have put the cat among the professional pigeons, but it’s essential reading for institutions overdue for a long, hard look at themselves – and maybe even an incentive for them to start working together