Wednesday23 April 2014


Brian Green

Life beyond housing and London

23 Apr 14

Much fuss was made of the 2.8% monthly fall in the official construction output figures for February, with commentators keen to blame bad weather and flooding

Noble Francis

Keeping pace

23 Apr 14

The CPA/Barbour ABI contract awards index was 108 in March, broadly similar to the index in January and February

Chris Tinker

Help to Buy: Keep up the support

23 Apr 14

Retaining the Help to Buy scheme through to 2020 would provide the confidence the industry needs to invest and increase housing supply, and enable thousands of people to buy their first home


A QS would have helped Brazil avoid its World Cup woes

23 Apr 14

Brazil is a fast-maturing economy, but delays on World Cup projects highlight the importance of early QS involvement


O women, where art thou?

23 Apr 14

It’s important professional bodies and leading employers unite in the effort to attract more women into construction

Claire Bonham Carter

Greening New York City

22 Apr 14

Here’s the story about how a group of green building professionals got together to produce an important report but nearly came unstuck by Superstorm Sandy …

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hansom for i pad

Hansom: The place to be

17 Apr 14

BAM’s building sites take their place in high society, Dubai regains its appetite for the grandiose, Glasgow shelves plans for a five-tower demolition extravaganza - oh, and there’s surfing on Snowdonia

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Nick Raynsford

Housing record is no cause for celebration

28 Mar 14

The Labour MP and Building columnist responds to Andrew Stunnell’s latest column in a letter to the editor

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My digital life

Richard Piggott

My digital life … Richard Piggott

21 Feb 14

The Szerelmey business development manager on Pinterest, a useful app for tube strikes and watching Homeland on his iPad in bed

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