Douglas Oakervee tells Vern Pitt why the country must get on board High Speed Two, the UK’s biggest off-site construction project
With the debate over airport expansion in the South-east threatening to tear apart not just the coalition, but the Conservative Party as well, four leading thinkers make the case for their preferred option
George Osborne’s autumn statement hinted at support for airport projects, including the £50bn Thames Estuary hub - but haven’t the best seats already been nabbed by a few framework contractors and consultants? Building finds out how to fight your way to the front of the queue
High Speed 2 is a project people love to hate. But it would reduce train overcrowding, boost business and pump billions into the construction industry
In the first of a new series on key clients, Emily Wright meets the men to know at BAA to find out where the opportunities are and what the airport operator is like to work for in the post-framework era
The coalition has given its backing to a high-speed rail network in the UK, but there is a lot of uncertainty over how, when and in what form it will arrive
Crossrail will offer a feast of work for UK construction, with the three main tunnelling contracts up for starters. Andy Pearson finds out exactly what these entail
Programme update: Roxane McMeeken finds out where the £16bn Crossrail project is at
Eighteen years after the idea of a rail line running east to west through London was mooted, all that has actually been done is to dig this large hole. But, as Gordon Brown prepares to announce a funding strategy in his conference speech next week, that may be about to change.
UK airport operators need to make substantial investments in infrastructure to prepare for continuing long-term demand for domestic and international flights. Simon Rawlinson of Davis Langdon reports
The UK aviation industry is clamouring for an airport hub but opposition makes any location a potential headache for the government. Ike Ijeh navigates a route through the row
Magnetically levitating trains are faster and quieter than high-speed trains, use less energy and take up a lot less space. So why is this technology still waiting on the platform?
Amanda Levete’s first project since she left Future Systems, the firm she ran with her late husband Jan Kaplicky, is a sculptural bridge in Dublin that lays the way for a new direction in her career
This mountain range stands between Dubai and one of the UAE’s most important ports. Which is why a team from Halcrow is holed up there right now, enduring the heat and hard rock on the country’s longest ever tunnel project
Zaha Hadid evokes duvets, wings and ice with her designs for Innsbruck’s cable car stations
Star architect prepares to boldly go where no man has gone before …
Breaking the stereotype of multistorey car parks as concrete monstrosities, Wilkinson Eyre’s latest project is as visually exciting as it is functionally efficient.