Sunday02 August 2015



BIM: Diverse approaches to a common standard

30 Jul 15

Setting a standard aims to avoid the delays, costs and conflicts which arise but some industry bodies are developing their own


Online poll: A future for retrofit?

29 Jul 15

Will a significant programme of retrofitting homes continue after the government’s cancellation of Green Deal funding? Vote here

Debbie Aplin

Too many questions

29 Jul 15

As the UK housing shortage comes closer to crisis point the government is rolling out a number of policies to make affordable homes available. But is it making the problem better or worse?

John Sinfield

Why CLC changes cut out the foundations from construction

24 Jul 15

The restructuring of the Construction Leadership Council means a third of the industry is not represented at the top table

Morrell and Hansford

Online poll: Chief construction adviser

22 Jul 15

Was the government right to scrap the chief construction adviser role? Vote here

Michael Dall

Fixing the foundations

22 Jul 15

The follow-up document to the summer Budget has stronger implications for construction

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hansom for i pad

Hansom: All downhill from here

31 Jul 15

Tolkien fans support a venture to create a real-life Hobbit holiday home, team Mace prove their construction skills know no bounds as they enter the Red Bull soapbox race, and Chelsea top the house price Premier League

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Heat sensitive house picture

Letter: Imagine no such thing as ‘zero carbon’

31 Jul 15

A consultant writes to us about the government scrapping zero carbon targets for homes

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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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