Friday28 October 2016

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Hansom: Misperceptions

28 Oct 16

Our understanding of the world is challenged this week as the true nature of an industry figure is revealed while it seems we’ve got van drivers all wrong, and coffee cups are no longer just vessels for hot beverages

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Hansom: Coming of age

21 Oct 16 | Updated: 21 Oct 16

If the stress of working in construction is turning your hair grey, count yourself lucky – you could be a GP. And if you really want to keep in touch with your younger side, you can always dig out your old Lego set

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Hansom: No time like the present

14 Oct 16

We celebrate the Little Britain Challenge Cup, Dagenham is ready for its close up, a plan for a shared football ground in Manchester gets fans excited (but not in a good way), and the future is closer than you think

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Hansom: Core values

7 Oct 16

The Considerate Constructors Scheme finally puts women centre site, a great deal of fuss about Apple’s office move, an invitation to design buildings that few people will see, and a team raises cash for charity

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Hansom: Ars longa, vita brevis

30 Sep 16

This week, Google’s mothballed plans for a King’s Cross HQ are revisited, West Ham footballers plan to turn up at Mipim, selling luxury homes gets arty, and our hacks fail to shine at ping pong

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Hansom: What the dickens?

23 Sep 16

This week, we have a colourful tale of giant chimneys, a certain shade of the colour blue, ever-more absurd house prices, a modern mausoleum and some excellent exploits in aid of the less fortunate

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Hansom: It’s the surreal thing

16 Sep 16

This week, a gobsmackingly pricey home, students of today aren’t what they used to be, chamber music at City Hall, British Land goes walkies, and Holiday Inn guests get to sleep in shipping containers

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Hansom: Gargoyles and grotesques

9 Sep 16

Chelsea vs Spurs compete for your attention this week – plus, it’s journey’s end for a 1926 signalling cabin, we get ready for Construction Rocks and Boris Johnson gives us a fright (possibly not for the last time)

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Hansom: Behind the scenes

2 Sep 16

This week, Pokémon Go players are shown the door (again), Manchester City’s glass tunnel raises hackles, John Laing remembers the trouble with PFI, there’s a dispute about bricks and we all go to the opera

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Hansom: Curtain calls

26 Aug 16

HS2 is buying a forest, a director’s daughter wants to save Kensington Odeon, the EFA head of capital cuts his hair off, and an architect finds fame on the soccer field. Plus, construction wakes up to its Poke´mon problem

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Hansom: Dishing the dirt

12 Aug 16

It’s not that we’ve got it in for the Rio Olympics but things didn’t get off to a glitch-free start. At least there’s good news from the world of cement, a harebrained transport idea could just fly, and Northerners come clean

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Hansom: Relationship counselling

5 Aug 16

The nuclear community goes hungry, Keller explains the concept of time, HS2 anticipates complaints, some ‘concept’ artists invite you to sleep en plein air, and Derwent and ISG can’t stop giving. Plus, Mrs Trump makes a boo-boo …

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Hansom: Points of view

29 Jul 16

This week, Heathrow observes its architects up close, an ugly building is looked at from a new perspective, Brighton’s seashore and Sydney’s waterfront enjoy new panoramas, and we get a fresh angle on Europe

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Hansom: Clearing the decks

22 Jul 16

This week, politicians shed more heat than light at the House of Lords, Whitehall gets the jitters, the Department of Energy and Climate Change gets wind of its demise and London has one less Pole

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Hansom: Going up in the world

15 Jul 16

Despite crashing markets, many things are on the rise, from the social climbers at The Ivy, to house prices for Europhiles, the appeal of upping sticks for New Zealand, and a really massive pile of cous cous

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Hansom: Corridors of power

8 Jul 16

This week, the industry considers the legacy of Boris Johnson, eyes a career serving a khaleesi, props up the bar in the Commons and treads in the footsteps of Winston Churchill

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Hansom: Golly, is that the time?

1 Jul 16

This week, the past is dug up and pored over, we dance and boat race our way to the present, then bury the present back into the ground in the hope that one day it is discovered by the future

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Hansom: Rule, Britannia

24 Jun 16

As the nation decides whether or not to bind its destiny to Europe’s, we are reminded of the strength of our territorial loyalties - be that to our nation, our home town - or to the desk we’re given to sit at …

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Hansom: That's entertainment

17 Jun 16

We’re having a good time this week cheering in Prague, on a computer in Slough, whizzing around on a multidirectional lift and China’s biggest rollercoaster. It’s a tube poster that got our subs giggling, though

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Hansom: The spirit world

10 Jun 16

This week, a heady cocktail of London digs, youth training schemes, celebratory relays for those who built the London Olympics, Mitie’s new surveying tool, hot air balloons and a huge gin distillery

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Hansom: A right brouhaha

3 Jun 16

This week, workers are left red faced by a builder’s crack, a developer takes the uncertainty out of the EU vote, Black Cab drivers proffer a rare opinion, and a nightclub makes a hullabaloo about development plans

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