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Hackitt report 'out in May'

2018-03-16T07:00:00+00:00By ,

Review ordered after last summer’s Grenfell tower fire

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Eastern Europeans turning backs on UK construction jobs


Interest from Poland, Romania and Bulgaria has fallen by almost a third


Consultants land £52m Milton Keynes work


Gleeds, Aecom and Pick Everard team set to start by the summer

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Engineering trade body names new chief exec


Frise is leaving fit-out and interiors association FIS

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Plans lodged for ‘Cheesegrater 2’ tower

2018-03-16T07:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

Architect SOM’s 57-storey block would be City of London’s third-tallest building

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Weston submits plans for Norwich homes

2018-03-16T13:50:00+00:00By Hamish Champ

Scheme will include 1,200 homes and a new 200-bed hotel

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Online poll: Balfour back on track?


This week’s poll: What has played the most important part in Balfour Beatty’s turnaround of fortunes?

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    Building Your Future: #InTheSkip


    Attitudes, tech, policies, practices: if you hate it, we want to know about it!

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    Spherical objects!


    Spheres have always been seen as a rather fantastical form for a building. Yet the sphere is in a geometric sense the most efficient form there is – and new technical innovations are making it easier to exploit this potential in practice.

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    Whole-life carbon: RIBA and RICS guidance


    Guidance from both RICS and the RIBA on carbon reduction from a whole-life perspective can be used together to plan for resource efficiency and minimal emissions. Simon Sturgis of Sturgis Carbon Profiling reports

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Building 175: Your future starts here


As Building celebrates its 175-year anniversary, we launch the most significant and comprehensive editorial campaign in the publication’s history

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Analysis: On the home front

2018-03-16T06:00:00+00:00By David Blackman

The government has been making loud noises about getting more homes built – so long as it doesn’t have to build them itself, of course – and the revised National Planning Policy Framework is a big part of the plan to galvanise planners and developers into action. Is it going ...

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Building Your Future - get involved!


Building 175 is all about your future working practices. We want to hear from you about your careers, colleagues and businesses. Here’s what you need to know


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Leader: Russian courage


Is Theresa May politically brave enough to implement far-reaching reforms to unseat housebuilders? Well, if she’s prepared to take on Putin, maybe she is

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Thought for Tomorrow: Cities


As part of Building’s 175th anniversary celebrations, we have launched a series in which readers share their visions of how construction could be in 25 years’ time. Here, Matt Goodwin argues that a nuanced approach to urbanisation could transform the capital