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Sunday20 April 2014

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Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

Battersea phase 3

Aecom lands key role on third phase of Battersea development

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Consultant to work with architects Frank Gehry and Foster & Partners on 1,300 home project next to power station

Milan Expo UK Pavilion: Team 1 Image 1

Designs for UK's Milan Expo pavilion revealed

17 Apr 14 | By Jim Dunton

UKTI shortlists eight teams in running to design UK base for 2015 event

BIM

More than half of construction firms now using BIM

17 Apr 14 | By Joey Gardiner

NBS survey finds that number of firms that have used BIM has jumped from 39% to 50% over last year

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Taylor Wimpey 226

Taylor Wimpey reports strong start to year

17 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Housebuilder says “positive momentum” in UK housing market continues

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Project news

Brixton town centre regeneration - Muse / Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall inks £135m Brixton regeneration deal

16 Apr 14

Morgan Sindall’s regeneration arm has struck a deal with Lambeth council to develop a £135m scheme across three sites in Brixton, south London.

Red Road tower block

Commonwealth Games bosses ditch flat demolition plan

14 Apr 14

Plan to demolish Glasgow’s Red Road flats live during Games opening ceremony has been dropped after the idea sparked outrage

quintain wembley

Quintain inks deal for 475 Wembley homes

14 Apr 14

Quintain secures Swiss real estate backer for next phase of Wembley Park scheme

Coronation Street

Mace overcomes setbacks to deliver new Corrie studio

11 Apr 14

Contractor overcomes problems to deliver ‘Britain’s most famous street’

Lord's warner stand replacement

Mayor approves Bam’s Lord's stand project

11 Apr 14

Cricket ground’s £21m stand is the first stage of a £200m redevelopment of the facility

Watford Health Campus

Kier’s £260m Watford health scheme in for planning

10 Apr 14

Redevelopment to include housing, retail and business space as well as hospital space

Frank Gehry: eastern aspect of Phase 3.

Gehry and Foster unveil Battersea Power Station designs

7 Apr 14

Architects unveil designs for phase 3 of £8bn redevelopment of iconic power station

Planning Houses

Crown Estate's 5,000-home scheme wins planning

7 Apr 14

A 5,000-home scheme in Breckland, Norfolk, has been given the go-ahead by planners

Abderdeen Marischal Square

Muse unveils plans for £100m Aberdeen city centre revamp

7 Apr 14

Regeneration division of Morgan Sindall will submit plans for mixed-use scheme

Osborne fire in Southampton by Matthew_Myatt on Twitter

'Roofer's heat gun sparked blaze on Osborne site'

7 Apr 14

Contractor says roofer’s heat gun sparked major fire at its £50m student accommodation scheme in Southampton

Westfield - west London

Westfield wins planning for £1bn west London scheme

4 Apr 14

Plans for a £1bn extension to Westfield’s shopping centre in west London have been given the green light by planners

Earls Court Village - Earls Court redevelopment

New Earls Court Village gets go-ahead

4 Apr 14

The first detailed plans for parts of the £8bn Earls Court redevelopment have been given the green light by planners

Silvertown Quays

Plans unveiled for Silvertown Quays

1 Apr 14

Scheme comprises 7 million sq ft, including a commercial quarter and 2,500 homes

Convoy Wharf - Sir Terry Farrell

Boris backs £1bn Convoys Wharf scheme

1 Apr 14

Mayor gives go-ahead to Farrells’ controversial £1bn Convoys Wharf scheme by the river at Deptford

Diamond Tower - Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf primes two towers for construction

28 Mar 14

Developer starts initial work on new office and residential towers

Earls Court

Joint venture for £8bn Earl's Court scheme confirmed

28 Mar 14

The developer of the massive £8bn Earl’s Court scheme has formed a joint venture with Transport for London

Heatherwick and Arup's Garden Bridge

Heatherwick garden bridge fundraising tops £100m

28 Mar 14

Project is now within sight of its £150m target

Alexandra Palace theatre

Alexandra Palace picks team for revamp

26 Mar 14

Project team picked for refurbishment of old BBC studios and Victorian theatre

Circus West at Battersea Power Station

Battersea design boss bemoans 'identikit cities'

25 Mar 14

Head of design at Battersea Power Station redevelopment says UK towns are on ‘collision course with mediocrity’

Elizabeth House

High Court waves through £600m Elizabeth House scheme

21 Mar 14

Judge rules against Westminster council and English Heritage’s legal challenge to Chipperfield redevelopment

By Sector

One Mitre Square - Sheppard Robson

Skanska signs £95m One Mitre Square contract

17 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Skanska has confirmed it has been picked to building Helical Bar’s One Miture Square office scheme in the City of London,

more contractor news

Battersea phase 3

Aecom lands key role on third phase of Battersea development

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Consultant to work with architects Frank Gehry and Foster & Partners on 1,300 home project next to power station

more QS news

Ecobuild

Government's ECO cuts '£250m deeper than first thought'

16 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Analysis by the Association for the Conservation of Energy finds that bonus credits will wipe more off scheme’s value than government predicted

more sustainability news

Finance

Planning Houses

Telford Homes doubles pre-tax profit

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Housebuilder reports bumper performance in trading statement

more finance news

Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

more global news

Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 Apr 14 | By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

more architecture news

New Istanbul Airport by Grimshaw, Nordic and Haptic

Grimshaw team unveils Istanbul airport design

16 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Terminal set to be the world’s largest airport terminal under one roof

more infrastructure news

Taylor Wimpey 226

Taylor Wimpey reports strong start to year

17 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Housebuilder says “positive momentum” in UK housing market continues

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

Energy Technology Building at the University of Nottingham

Competition 'putting pressure on university estates'

17 Apr 14 | By Sarah Richardson

New chairman of AUDE Andrew Burgess says universities “have no choice” but to fund developments to stay competitive

more education news

Lechworth garden city

No fresh investment for new 'garden cities'

14 Apr 14 | By Allister Hayman

Government says it will offer range of support for three 15,000-home “garden city” schemes, but no fresh investment

more policy news

Balfour Beatty takes £12m revenue hit after court case

10 Apr 14 | By Vern Pitt

Firm wins arbitration case but gets settlement much lower than expected

more legal news

useful

Government launches push to "inspire next generation of engineers"

4 Nov 13 | By Iain Withers

Raft of measures announced backed by £49m of new public funding

more career news

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