Latest Ecobuild news

Wind turbines

Windy UK has £29bn turbine pipeline

9 Feb 16

Exclusive data reveals developers are ploughing cash into UK wind farms

Wind turbines

Dong green lights world's largest offshore wind farm

4 Feb 16

Developer confirms final investment decision on wind farm off the Yorkshire Coast

Swansea tidal lagoon

Tycoon invests in UK tidal lagoons

3 Feb 16

Family-owned Indian firm also forms joint venture to develop tidal lagoons in India

PDP London scheme in Belfast

PDP London completes first phase of zero-carbon Belfast housing project

29 Jan 16

39-unit project first part of phased master plan for 65 homes


WSP wins deal on £1.5bn wind farm

22 Jan 16

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to inspect 336MW project

WElink Energy zero carbon homes

Solar firm to build 8,000 homes with Chinese firm

15 Jan 16

WElink Energy and China National Building Materials announce £1.1bn deal to build 8,000 affordable zero carbon homes in sites across UK

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

ECO replacement will not come into effect until 2018

27 Jan 16

Energy minister Lord Bourne says there will be a year of transition before a new scheme is implemented

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry to be special guest at Ecobuild 2016

18 Jan 16

Writer and actor to be interviewed on second day of construction and energy show

Thames Tideway Tunnel, Blackfriars Bridge Fereday Pollard Architects

Consultant JV lands major Thames Tideway contract

8 Jan 16

Heavyweight JV will provide design and engineering services for Bam, Balfour and Morgan Sindall



Sustainability: Wellbeing

19 Jan 16

A preoccupation with health and fitness is no longer just for Januarys, it is becoming ever present in the way buildings are designed and constructed


Paris summit: Feeling the heat

10 Dec 15

At this week’s UN Climate Change Summit, the UK could no longer boast of having the greenest policies in the room. So after several months of Conservative policy changes, how is the country measuring up to its own targets?


Environment Agency on flooding: 'We're doing our bit. Are you doing yours?'

7 Dec 15

The director of strategy and investment joined industry experts to debate flood preparedness in the UK


Recycling timber: Wasting away

28 Oct 15

We recycle just one-tenth of our waste wood - the rest ends up in landfill, meaning we lose out on the huge economic and environmental benefits of using the wood again

Community Opinion

Jack Pringle

Gold Medal for the diva

8 Feb 16

With a portfolio that pushes the limits of what is possible, Zaha Hadid proves being relentlessly demanding pays off

Helen Gough

Let your staff roam the world!

5 Feb 16

Offering travel can help your business develop and attract talent


Surely Britain is not going to sleepwalk into a Brexit disaster?

4 Feb 16

Leaving the EU could spell disaster for the UK’s construction industry

Building site

Online poll: New tech

3 Feb 16

Will new technologies significantly reduce the number of people needed to build projects within the next 10 years? Vote here

Chris Tinker

Housebuilding: In the balance

3 Feb 16 | By Chris Tinker

The rate and extent of change to different housing policies designed to stimulate delivery could see their desired effects cancelled out. Maintaining stability of delivery is key for the sector’s growth

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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Rob Dent

Economic risks put pipelines in doubt

29 Jan 16 | By Robert Dent

Tender price inflation growth to slow by 2018