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Argent's £500m Tottenham scheme approved

2018-12-11T12:41:00+00:00By

Work could start on Tottenham Hale homes next summer

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Historic England looks to nip Foster’s Tulip in the bud

2018-12-11T06:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

Historic England objects to tourist tower, dubbing it a ‘vertical cliff edge’ for the City

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TowerEight the latest to flag up Brexit labour worries

2018-12-11T06:00:00+00:00By

Consultant says cost of jobs will increase once UK leaves EU

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Mayor approves huge Elephant & Castle redevelopment

2018-12-11T11:10:00+00:00By

Allies & Morrison’s controversial scheme clears final hurdle

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In pictures: Alexandra Palace's £27m revamp opens to public

2018-12-11T06:00:00+00:00By

Three-year scheme brings previously closed spaces back into use

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More work up for grabs at new V&A scheme in east London

2018-12-11T06:00:00+00:00By

Concrete frame specialists wanted for Stratford job

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Cost update Q3 2018

2018-12-11T12:46:00+00:00By David Holmes

A quarterly analysis of changes to the main construction cost indices, material prices and labour costs shows continuing upward movement

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2018 has been a year of anger and frustration for construction - but we are resilient and on the cusp of change

2018-12-11T13:24:00+00:00By

This year has highlighted some ugly aspects of the industry – like unfair payment practices and sex discrimination – but a wave of initiatives are providing a toolkit for change

Long reads

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  • Why is high finance so interested in affordable housing?

  • BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM

  • 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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Cities love to build arts venues to trigger urban regeneration - but it doesn't always work out

2018-12-05T06:00:00+00:00By

It’s called the Bilbao effect: a city engages an architect to build an arts venue in the expectation that urban regeneration will follow. Alas, it doesn’t always turn out this way

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Development needs to focus on biodiversity to help people and nature

2018-12-11T12:17:00+00:00By

Last week, the world’s leading politicians, top policy wonks and the most decorated climate scientists are gathering in Katowice in Poland for COP24, the UN’s climate change conference. As with most of the climate change conferences in recent history, the backdrop is grim.

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Building Live: refresh yourselves

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By

Building Live showed what contrasting opinions people have on construction issues and proved how much they care about the industry they work in

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Construction industry gossip: Make good choices

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Hansom

A Yorkshireman questions why procurement can’t be like buying a loaf of bread and the builders of the tallest tower want their workers to have the healthiest diet

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Thought for tomorrow: Rise of the architects

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Dexter Moren

We ask readers to share their visions of the industry in 25 years’ time. Here, Dexter Moren foresees technology offering greater power and control to designers

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Legal: From Russia without love

2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Hamish Lal

International construction arbitration practitioners often stress the positives of arbitration: using the so-called “five Es” of efficiency, expedition, expertise, evenhandedness and enforceability.

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Case in focus: Adjudication

2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Ted Lowery

Ted Lowery on declaratory proceedings arising out of a PFI contract

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  • Sketch of the week: 2018 Engineering Sketches Prize

  • New images of Adjaye's Holocaust Memorial revealed

  • Green light for £100m Bournemouth scheme