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Top quotes from BCO Day 1

24 May 12

Amidst a frantically busy first day at BCO, here are some quotes that have turned heads

Steady as she goes- Budget 2012

21 Mar 12

What does Osborne's latest Budget mean for public sector organisations across the country?


Having a 'Crystal' ball at Ecobuild

21 Mar 12

Emily Wright gives an action-packed rundown of sustainable-building’s biggest jamboree

What's in store at this year's Mipim?

6 Mar 12

Overseas development in London, a mega-sized Qatari pavilion and chocolote ducklings make an initial impression on day 1

We're going to Shanghai

1 Mar 12

The city, and the wider Chinese construction market, are starting to see a fresh approach to development - and it's about more than tall buildings and neon

Noble Francis

What to look for in the Autumn Statement

25 Nov 11

Expect downward forecasts, infrastructure plans and a grand rehash of existing policy

Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State for Health

The health system needs surgery not sticking plasters

5 Oct 11

Andrew Lansley cheers the party faithful but fails to say how government will deliver healthcare reform


Is the urgency there to fix the housing crisis Shapps says we're in?

4 Oct 11

Underlying concerns were prevalent at the Conservative Party Conference that the government’s planning proposals may be watered down

Burnt out building on Tottenham High Road

The UK riots: Is architecture irrelevant?

10 Aug 11

What, if anything, can architecture do to address the social ills at the heart of London’s recent unrest?

Stir Crazy: The 2011 Stirling Prize Shortlist

22 Jul 11

Few surprises on this year’s list, except one very big one.

A great three days at Ecobuild

22 Mar 12

Kriss Akabusi, cucumber coolers and the discovery of the elusive Lego panda all contributed to an excellent second day on the UBM stand at Ecobuild


Let's celebrate the faces of the future

21 Mar 12

Building requests your presence at our Ecobuild stand, to meet the Top 50 Rising Stars of Sustainability

"Would you like a chocolate duckling?" And other Mipim quotes

7 Mar 12

Day one at Mipim is almost over. Before the networking moves into the bars and restaurants surrounding the Palais, here are the top 5 quotes of the day so far…

Mipim survival tips ... delays

5 Mar 12

Travellers to Cannes take note: there are delays on Eurostar this morning so prepare for a longer journey than usual

Is large scale development really a panacea for developers?

7 Feb 12

Encouraging noises from government means urban extensions, new settlements and, yes, even eco-towns are back on the agenda. But don’t expect them to arrive any time soon


The economy: Plan B or no Plan B, that is the question

21 Oct 11

What will the government announce its strategy to tackle the faltering economy to be in its autumn statement?

Stirling Effort

4 Oct 11

The surprise winner of this year’s Stirling Prize shows continuing strained relations between architecture and politics


London opens its houses

15 Sep 11

Riots are forgotten as this year’s Open House weekend celebrates London

Joey Gardiner

Planning Framework: the latest revolution

29 Jul 11

This week’s publication of the National Planning Policy Framework puts the ball back in the developers’ court

Amazing Grace?

13 Jul 11

Liverpool's iconic Pier Head finally has its 'Fourth Grace' in the shape of 3XN Architects' new Museum of Liverpool. How does it measure up?

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