Latest Ecobuild news
Client will now retender £300m marine works contract
Project would be built 25 kilometers off Scotland’s east coast
Airport pledges several initiatives to reduce noise and improve air quality
dRMM and Ramboll-designed £14.2m revamp is now open to visitors
Horizon Nuclear Power begins search for management roles on Wylfa Newydd project
Architects and engineers argue new developments put pressure on overloaded drainage systems and infrastructure
Housebuilder will slash its carbon emissions and boost its use of green energy
House of Lords votes against government plans to scrap zero carbon homes requirement
Energy savings scheme report carried out by BRE chief expected to focus on consumers
We all know the benefits of energy efficiency in buildings, yet the amount of investment in carbon reduction is still well below the level needed to hit upcoming targets
It turns out that the construction industry is using substantially less ‘stuff’ than it was 15 years ago. Is this a blip or a victory for resource-efficiency?
Since its election last year the Conservative government has cut back a lot of sustainability legislation. But can sticking with the eco-building agenda benefit construction firms’ business model anyway?
The ongoing struggle to build homes, the business case for sustainability and how to drag construction efficiency into this century are just some of the themes of Ecobuild 2016
Should London mayor Sadiq Khan take a tough line on affordable housing quotas for new developments? Vote here
The government’s pledge to create 200,000 starter homes by 2020 is ambitious, and must be paired with clear regulation from the off to avoid confusion and delays
The government is preparing to appoint a small business commissioner to provide advice and consider complaints on payment issues. But how much power will they really have?
How can we build new homes without increasing the flood risk of existing communities further downstream?
Construction should look at a more circular approach to reduce the amount of waste it generates
A Brexit is a real economic risk but a vote to remain could see sunshine replace the gloom in the second half of the year
Is Qatar doing enough to improve construction workers’ safety? Vote here