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Sunday04 December 2016

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Cranes

Construction costs hit five-year high as output grows

2 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Housebuilding strongest as commercial rebounds after Brexit vote

St John's Wood riding school

Heavyweight trio chase £1.5bn luxury resi deal

2 Dec 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Lendlease, Multiplex and McAlpine eye St John’s Wood scheme

Hilary Benn

Benn calls on industry to work together to train apprentices

2 Dec 16 | By Mark Leftly

Brexit committee chair says building firms are responsible for ensuring there are enough future workers

Heat map towers

BREEAM and WELL join forces to boost wellbeing standards

2 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Collaboration between certification schemes said to be in response to demand from prime office developers

Stephen Stone at Building Live

Industry looks to modular homes to solve housing crisis

1 Dec 16 | By Iain Withers, Dave Rogers

Leading clients and housing minister say factory-built homes could transform the market

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Project news

60 London Wall

Green light for London Wall office block revamp

1 Dec 16

Former HQ of Dutch bank ING to be given additional four storeys

Wilkinson Eyre's Paris Gardens development

More major towers planned for London's South Bank

29 Nov 16

Southwark scheme features 52-storey resi block and sister office tower

One Crown Place thumb

Mace confirmed on £500m One Crown Place

28 Nov 16

The project is due to start enabling works in March next year with completion due in 2020

PRS scheme at Finzels Reach Bristol for Grainger

Willmott Dixon bags £46m Bristol PRS scheme

28 Nov 16

Grainger development comprises 194 homes

David Adjaye's proposals for 5 Strand

Plans in for major mixed-use scheme on London's Strand

28 Nov 16

Adjaye Associates showcases stone and bronze mixed-use development

Foster & Partners Madrid

Foster's lands major Madrid museum job

25 Nov 16

Beaten firms include OMA and Chipperfield

BW office

BW wins RICS’ sustainability gold standard

25 Nov 16

Contractor’s fit-out of new office praised under surveyor body’s SKA accreditation system

St Regis in Maldives

Gleeds completes paradise island resort

24 Nov 16

St Regis resort in the Maldives opens to punters, as consultant also picks up two major jobs in India

Google HQ Kings Cross aerial

Google to pick King’s Cross HQ builder by end of year

24 Nov 16

Lendlease, Mace, Multiplex and Sir Robert McAlpine all in the running for £650m contract

TP Bennett Architects - Rochdale Riverside

Plans in for £60m Rochdale makeover

22 Nov 16

Practice puts forward plans for retail and cinema town centre complex

1 Undershaft

Planners set to approve City's tallest tower

22 Nov 16

Eric Parry’s 1 Undershaft skyscraper poised for green light, despite daylight issues on surrounding area

Victoria Tower Gardens and Parliament

Big name architects in running for UK Holocaust memorial

21 Nov 16

Ten practices shortlisted for national memorial next to Parliament

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace to undergo £369m restoration

18 Nov 16

The mainly M&E works will take place in phases spread over ten years

Northern Estate Westminster

Architect scoops £500m MPs' offices revamp

18 Nov 16

Practice appointed to restore buildings across Westminster

Westferry Printworks

Mace bags role on Richard Desmond scheme

17 Nov 16

Project in east London was one of the last called in and approved by former mayor Boris Johnson

Chipperfield US embassy revamp

Qatari Diar wins approval for US embassy transformation

16 Nov 16

Scheme by David Chipperfield will see current site turned into luxury hotel

Google HQ Kings Cross aerial

Big names chase prized Google HQ job

16 Nov 16

Four firms in running to land King’s Cross deal

50-60 Station Road Cambridge

Galliford Try confirms £87m office block contract

14 Nov 16

The eight-storey office building is part of the 26-acre masterplan to create a new city quarter in Cambridge

Design Museum

Design Museum to open next week

14 Nov 16

Scheme in west London has cost £83m

London zoo aviary

Foster's to revamp London Zoo aviary

14 Nov 16

Listed structure is on Historic England’s at risk register

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Online poll: Housing crisis

1 Dec 16

Can modular homes solve the UK’s housing crisis? Vote here

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St John's Wood riding school

Heavyweight trio chase £1.5bn luxury resi deal

2 Dec 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Lendlease, Multiplex and McAlpine eye St John’s Wood scheme

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Brexit

Hard Brexit could mean 215,000 fewer construction workers, says Arcadis

30 Nov 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Restrictions on foreign labour could send costs sprialling and put projects in jeopardy

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Heat map towers

BREEAM and WELL join forces to boost wellbeing standards

2 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Collaboration between certification schemes said to be in response to demand from prime office developers

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Cranes

Construction costs hit five-year high as output grows

2 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Housebuilding strongest as commercial rebounds after Brexit vote

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Kamvari Trans Siberian

Trans-Siberian railway kiosks won by UK architect

28 Nov 16 | By Dave Rogers

Kamvari win competition with 20m high ‘pit stops’

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60 London Wall

Green light for London Wall office block revamp

1 Dec 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Former HQ of Dutch bank ING to be given additional four storeys

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Grimshaw's aerial view of Heathrow

Heathrow names design team for expansion

1 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Heavyweight consultants among seven picked for the plans

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St John's Wood riding school

Heavyweight trio chase £1.5bn luxury resi deal

2 Dec 16 | By Louise Dransfield

Lendlease, Multiplex and McAlpine eye St John’s Wood scheme

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Education & healthcare

Blavatnik

University estates' spending swells

1 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Report shows universities spent more on their estates last year

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Hilary Benn

Benn calls on industry to work together to train apprentices

2 Dec 16 | By Mark Leftly

Brexit committee chair says building firms are responsible for ensuring there are enough future workers

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Alastair Baird

Barratt London boss arrested

19 Oct 16 | By Dave Rogers

Firm suspends London regional MD Alastair Baird amid allegations of misconduct over contract awards

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Work experience person on construction site

Major companies back careers campaign to attract new talent

23 Sep 16 | By Dave Rogers

Building magazine and charity join forces to encourage school pupils to try out construction roles

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