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Farrells' Kennedy Town swimming pool in Hong Kong

Farrells unveils futuristic Hong Kong baths

24 Apr 17 | By Jim Dunton

Kennedy Town Swimming Pool project finishes after half-decade intermission

Heathwick Studio Vessel Hudson Yards New York

Heatherwick's 2,500-step sculpture rises in New York

19 Apr 17 | By Louise Dransfield

The interactive sculpture is the centrepiece of the 28 acre Hudson Yards scheme in Manhatten

Uwe Krueger, Atkins

Atkins in £2bn takeover talks with Canadian engineer

3 Apr 17 | By Hamish Champ

Listed UK engineer’s shares soar on takeover approach from SNC-Lavalin

OMA's first project in Dubai, the arts space Concrete

OMA finishes first Dubai project

27 Mar 17 | By Tim Clark

Rem Koolhaas-designed arts and events space in downtown Dubai opens doors

Fehmarn tunnel

Ramboll and Arup nab £6bn Germany-to-Denmark tunnel

24 Mar 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Femern tunnel will be the longest immersed undersea tunnel in the world

Middle East

Nakheel rebounds with £1bn profit

24 Mar 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Middle East developer on a roll after being hit hard in the global financial crisis

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ANALYSIS

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Lands of hope and glory

3 May 16 | By Iain Withers

More and more independent UK consultants are carving out thriving businesses for themselves in foreign lands. So what are the benefits and pitfalls of working abroad - and what’s the secret to competing with larger corporate rivals?

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Where will the UK be in 2030?

11 Nov 15 | By David Blackman

In the week of the publication of Global Construction 2030, Building was given exclusive access to the report’s findings, and the answers are not necessarily what you’d expect

Malaysia

South-east Asian construction economies: Chasing tigers

6 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

China and India may be the big beasts of the East but UK construction would do well to train its sights on South-east Asia where huge untapped potential lies waiting

Brasilia National Stadium

The beautiful game

6 Jun 14 | By Luke McLeod-Roberts

Busted budgets, poor planning and co-ordination, horrendous delays, cancelled transport schemes, laborious bureaucracy, corruption, mass protests and onsite fatalities - apart from that, preparations for the 2014 World Cup seem to have gone very smoothly

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Lack of infrastructure investment could hit recovery

7 May 14 | By Iain Withers

Arcadis report finds lack of investment in new and replacement buildings and infrastructure could threaten UK’s economic recovery

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Construction and immigration: Have your say

3 Jan 14

With the immigration debate raging, Building wants to hear the views of the construction sector on the issue

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Country focus: Brazil

17 Oct 13

With a World Cup, an Olympics, and recently discovered oil fields, it’s all happening in Brazil. Jair Carlos Roxo of ARCADIS Logos and Magda Skalska-Burgess of EC Harris examine the data

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Qatar's migrant construction workers: what can be done?

11 Oct 13 | By Will Hurst

Pressure is on the Qatari authorities to do something about the working conditions of those building the World Cup 2022 infrastructure and venues, so what are the risks UK companies working there could face?

COMMUNITY OPINION

James Clark

The future after Brexit

6 Jun 16 | By James Clark

The EU referendum looms, but what is our relationship with the EU likely to look like if it’s an out vote?

David Whitehouse

Here's how to do holistic training

1 Feb 16 | By David Whitehouse

The skills shortage is only going to get worse, we need action now

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Sarah

The tipping point

13 Nov 15 | By Sarah Richardson

With the release of a bullish set of forecasts predicting the industry’s global market will double over the next 15 years, Christmas could come early for construction

Iain Parker

China’s brave new world?

28 Oct 15 | By Iain Parker

Weeks on from the Chinese stock market crash the markets have calmed down, but what does it mean for the global economy?

Barbara Welch

The future remains uncertain

29 May 15 | By Barbara Welch

A majority government gives business a stable platform so we can go back to ‘business as usual’ – but what happens next?