Monday06 July 2015



Online poll: Government retrofit policy

1 Jul 15

Is the current government’s target to retrofit 1 million homes in the next five years ambitious enough? Vote here

James Wates

The class of 2050

1 Jul 15

Education is a key part of any society’s future prosperity and social cohesion. How can we create the buildings that will help our children’s children to succeed in a generation’s time?

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?


Online poll: Parliament refurb

25 Jun 15

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

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

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Hansom: Tell us a joke

3 Jul 15

Former City of London planning officer Peter Rees is game for a laugh, Mace celebrates its 25th birthday, Elizabeth II gets her tool belt on, and the Building crew take to the waters of a west London reservoir

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Letter: The challenge in our cities

25 Jun 15

A reader responds to Richard Kauntze’s article on intelligent cities

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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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