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Top European Contractors & Housebuilders 2015
Lift off: As the election countdown begins, Building launches its Agenda 15 manifesto for construction
Time’s almost up - so how much has this government really done for construction?
That deal up close: Aecom’s Steve Morriss on the firm’s £2.3bn mega merger with URS
The Specialists: Are these firms becoming construction’s most powerful force?
Ready for take off?: What recovery, political pressure and HS3 mean for construction in the north
Top 150 consultants: find out which firms are the stars of a rising market
A portrait of one of the industry’s biggest characters, 40 years after Steve Morgan founded Redrow
Construction’s young recruits on why they’re joining the industry and what they think of it
How the government’s austerity era programme is faring in a rising economy
Why are more and more government tenders facing legal action?
Dawn of the mega-contractor: What Balfour Beatty and Carillion’s merger talks mean for the industry
Two deals in four days that changed the industry
Is recovery changing the industry’s relationship with government?
Four big developers tell Building what they want from you
The real story behind Brazil’s troubled £7bn world cup build
It’s the final call to shape a manifesto for construction … so what have you come up with so far?
Land Securities Colette O’Shea on office design, recovery and the problem with architects
Meet the UK’s new top ten housebuilder
A special edition celebrating the companies, projects and people that triumphed at the Building Awards 2014
End of the line? Why Osborne’s tax clampdown could put a stop to cheap construction labour forces
Lend Lease’s European construction boss Neil Martin on his plan to pull the division back into profit
Sustainability is … Fifty of green construction’s brightest young talents
Where should the next government prioritise its construction spending?
Black & white: Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds spells out where big housebuilders are going wrong
Eye of the storm: The truth about spending on UK flood protection
Fighting back: Construction marks the end of 2013 in Building’s Boxing Day Challenge
Inside Story: How PWC created the highest BREEAM-rated building ever
On the ground in Qatar: Life in the labour camps; World Cup stadium unveiled; UK firms in line for work
Back to their roots: The founders of Rise on lean project management, winning big clients and the Mace connection …
Chain reaction: Will the Hinkley deal herald a new age of nuclear work?
The deadly game: What responsibility do UK firms in Qatar have to the World Cup’s workers?
Finally, something to celebrate … The firms feeling the lift in this year’s league
A fresh angle: How the Cheesegrater tower is finding its place in the City
All it’s stacked up to be? Inside Mecanoo’s £189m Birmingham Library
Sun, sea and central heating – could indoor beaches be the world’s weirdest construction market?
Top 150 Contractors & Housebuilders
Highly ranked: Graham Cash on where the £300m Google HQ win takes Bam
China town: Do recent London deals signal a surge of Chinese cash into the UK?
Tune in to BIM FM: A new wavelength for facilities management
Nautical but nice: The museum relaunching the Mary Rose
Learning curves: Liverpool Central Library’s imaginative refurbishment
Defeated: Where does the May Gurney saga leave Andrew Wyllie and Costain?
Has Birmingham’s New Street Station finally made it into the 21st century?
Inside the box: It’s cheap. It’s flexible. It’s ready to roll out. But is this the solution to the school building crisis?
Moving in: How developers are finally unlocking the planning system
Cash strapped: Why contractors are struggling to keep money in the bank
Green lights: Building’s pick of the UK’s most sustainable projects
Free at last: But what will the unlocking of the marketing ban mean for Olympics firms?
Out of the shadow of the Shard: The Place makes its mark on London Bridge
Green for Growth - Our campaign to put sustainable construction back on the government’s agenda
In 20 years time India will have four times as many buildings as now. But what will be the environmental cost?
Good with Green: How the Co-op’s Manchester HQ became the UK’s most sustainable office
The blacklisting fallout: How much do contractors have to fear?
This is no quick fix: Mike Peasland reveals Balfour Beatty’s radical new structure
Forget speedy boarding: What BAA’s troubles mean for construction
Top 200 Consultants: Which firms have made it onto the 2012 list?
His own man: Berkeley’s boss on power struggles, pay and stepping out of Tony Pidgley’s shadow
SOLVE THIS: The twisting path to Green Deal finance
After the gold rush: Did we pay too much for the Olympics?
You did it - The 12 key moments that made the Olympics possible
East meets West: China grand opera - with a European twist
What your clients really think of you: Exclusive findings from Building’s survey of 350 top spenders
Why WSP had to merge: Boss Chris Cole on the deal with Genivar
Never mind the carbuncles: What the royals have done for architecture
The science of growth: Dr Uwe Krueger, the brains behind Atkins’ international push
Richard Rogers on fame, politics & moving to the Middle East
Get ready for Rio: UK construction limbers up for the Olympic handover
Who said the library was dead? Feilden Clegg Bradley’s Worcester reinvention
Welcome to China: Building visits the biggest construction market in the world
After the deal: Arcadis new boss on EC Harris and other takeovers
Land of plenty: Why Qatar is probably the best client in the world
Thirty ways to make Part L look sexy
Inside the Olympic village: It’s big, it’s ambitious … but is it any good?
Of course I’m angry: Stef Stefanou on the doomed struggle to save John Doyle and why he would never return to construction
It’s behind you! The fantastic tale of the year the sector finally bid recession farewell
From the ground up: One World Trade Center is finished at last - but what about the rest of the site?
Lifting the lid: What impact is BIM really having on the industry?
Sky’s the limit: Why South-east Asia offers the next big opportunity for UK construction
Growing ambition: EC Harris’ UK boss Alan Brookes on how new group acquisition Hyder can help his firm expand
The sound barrier: How do you make a school under the Heathrow flight path quiet enough to teach in?
In the wake of the Ukraine crisis, is the £164bn construction market still worth the risk?
The new face at Wates: Andrew Davies on his first months in charge and his plans to double turnover
What would Scottish independence mean for the industry?
The new airports you might actually enjoy spending time in this summer
Top 150 Contractors and Housebuilders
How can the industry find the right staff to meet demand?
Twenty years on, has the Latham report changed construction?
They were the UK’s biggest contractors in 2008, but which of them came out of the recession on top?
London needs 52,000 new homes a year. Last year we built 17,000. Can we bridge the gap?
What has happened to the biggest name in UK construction?
What problems will faster payment to the supply chain spell for main contractors?
The BIM issue
Still waiting: three years after Japan’s tsunami can UK construction help kickstart the rebuild?
A modern classic: Ryder Architecture reinvents Manchester Central Library
After the deluge: How exactly should the UK tackle flood risk?
Moving on: As Paul Sheffield steps down, what’s next for Kier?
What goes around … Are clients who pushed suppliers’ prices now finding their supply chains pushing back?
Demolition man: Keltbray’s Brendan Kerr on his decade at the helm … and the next 15 years
A brighter future: Building launches Agenda 15, your chance to build a manifesto for construction
Next up: Meet Alinea, the former DL and EC Harris partners taking a fresh look at London
Win or lose: The opportunities and risks of rising workloads for the UK’s top specialists
Crime thriller: The Scottish police project that breaks all the rules
Out of the woods: How Willmott Dixon rose to the sustainability challenges of the World Wildlife Fund’s HQ
Ready, steady … Why the commercial sector could take off sooner than you think
Foster’s support act: The practice returns to Glasgow with the £125m Hydro Concert Arena
I call the shots: Mark Reynolds on his £1bn growth plan for Mace and taking on Stephen Pycroft’s old role
Q13: Back to School special
Does too much rest on housing?
‘Don’t tell me we’re not doing great stuff’ Energy secretary Ed Davey defends the government’s green record
Smart move: On site Building’s new sustainable HQ
Great expectations: Chief construction adviser Peter Hansford on the Industrial Strategy
Crumbs of comfort: How much can Osborne’s spending review help construction?
WARNING Government green policy will damage the UK’s health: How lack of leadership on climate change is harming clients’ investment
Stonehenge Visitor Centre: £38m to plan it, £27m to build it. But can you see it?
On the factory floor: Can Derwent London make its budget office appeal to tennants?
Royal flush: Argent’s David Partridge on the £1bn of work coming up at King’s Cross Central
The masterplan: Aecom’s Jason Prior talks Olympics, Davis Langdon and international ambition
See the big picture: Building reviews the schemes shortlisted as our projects of the year 2013
‘This would cost the government nothing’: Building puts the case for a green economy to the chancellor
50 green stars: Meet 2013’s bright young things of sustainability
Reinvention or another twist? Top contractors and the pressure to change
Greg Barker: The minister behind the Green Deal squares up to his critics
Where do you fit in? Sizing up Europe’s top 150 contractors
The 2012 review: The highs, the lows and the upheaval inbetween
Top specialists: Find out who’s won what this year
The man driving High Speed 2: Douglas Oakervee on keeping the UK’s biggest rail scheme moving
Dubai rising: Why UK firms are returning to the Middle East
Vision of the future: Building and Ecobuild present the greenest global clients
Brookfield vs the Pinnacle: The £16m court row and what it means for the tower
Cameron rolls up his sleeves: But with the political conference season change anything for construction?
New term … but is the future for education building looking any brighter?
One wrong move … and the government’s planning tax could bring housebuilding tumbling down
After the Shard: Stephen Pycroft on where Mace goes next
A year into Manchester Central Library’s reinvention … is BIM up to the job?
The time is now… Can the government’s strategy save construction?
‘PFI is not the priority’: Construction minister Mark Prisk on the bigger things to worry about
Down to the wire: The race to build the Thames Cable Car
What’s going on? Housebuilder profit 160% Homes started 11%
How the market is cracking up for contractors
Slick move: How the oil and gas boom is fuelling construction
The interrogator: Aecom’s self-confessed hard man takes control at Davis Langdon
In the spotlight: The best buildings of the past year
Meet the real eco warriors: Building’s top 50 rising sustainability stars
Free schools: Why eco standards are off the curriculum
Fight club: Mott MacDonald’s Keith Howells Squares up to his heavyweight listed rivals
It’s down to me: Locog’s James Bulley on driving Olympic construction work over the finish line
It’s a jungle out there: Balfour Beatty’s Andrew McNaughton on the firm’s hunt for overseas business - and the future for Europe