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Brexit agreement 'disastrous' for construction, say industry insiders


The proposal, which has already prompted the resigntion of two senior cabinet ministers, could cause “an unprecedented skills deficit”

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Lendlease bags Great Portland Estates' £59m Oxford Street job


The project is expected to complete in 2021


Former T&T director becomes Heathrow exec for expansion


Airport to unveil masterplan in 2019

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Zaha Hadid wins place on Russian neighbourhood scheme


UK practice part of teams building huge new neighbourhood west of Moscow


HKA chosen to assess Mexico's BIM capability


Consultant picked by British Embassy to work on its Future Cities programme


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Financiers worried by 50 year length of struggling firm’s contract

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Building Awards 2018: Personality of the Year


Read about this year’s winner of the Personality of the Year Award


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Construction industry gossip: Awkward questions

2018-11-16T07:00:00+00:00By Hansom

Clients experiment with a Cold War approach to contractors’ broken promises, and Persimmon struggles to find a new boss unembarrassed by its own largesse

Building Awards 2018 winners

  • Building Awards 2018: Personality of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: CEO of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Female leadership award

  • Building Awards 2018: Good Employer Guide Award

  • Building Awards 2018: Building Magazine Project of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m)

  • Building Awards 2018: Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (more than 100 staff)

  • Building Awards 2018: Construction Client of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff)

  • Building Awards 2018: Architectural Practice of the Year

Long reads

  • Projects: Heatherwick's Coal Drops Yard

  • Contractors' Salary Survey 2018: Ready for the off

  • Will virtual reality spark the BIM revolution we've been waiting for?

  • Why is high finance so interested in affordable housing?

  • BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM

  • Will driverless cars change our urban environment as we know it?

  • Is this the end of the road for Help to Buy?

  • Combustible materials ban: what would it mean?

  • Top 150 Consultants 2018 - league table

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Brexit: the stakes are too high not to shake our bad habits


We are not going to meet the economic shock of Brexit by building in the way we’ve always done. We have to embrace radical change

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Legal: The scariness of vicariousness


The courts have held an employer liable for a rogue data breach by an employee – although the company broke no rules. James Bessey explains why

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Talent on the move: there's a tug of war for skills in the contractor market


Will we have enough of the right people to build our projects to the right standards and at the right price?

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​It’s OK not to be OK. But how do we make people OK?


With men making up the vast majority of the construction industry, a fair conclusion is that it is male behaviours around mental health that most need to be tackled: by training people in non-judgmental listening and saying it is “OK not to be OK”.

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  • Image of the week: March of history

  • Sketch of the week: The City of Beautiful Bodies

  • In pictures: At least Twickenham's new hospitality is a winner

  • In pictures: Building Awards 2018

  • Image of the week: Room with a view

  • Sketch of the week: The Babylonian Tower of Modernity

  • In pictures: Make's resi plans for north London Art Deco gem

  • In pictures: Architect completes resi job job with views of Olympic Park

  • In pictures: Building Awards 2018 winners


Projects: Building Awards 2018 Refurbishment winner - Welsh Streets


Welsh Streets is a radical build-to-rent scheme that encourages community and provides a blueprint for developers all around the country to copy.

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