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First deals on prized £1bn east London framework let

2018-12-18T11:44:00+00:00By

Job being let by Barking and Dagenham’s regen company Be First

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Spurs in talks with UEFA about where Dortmund game will be played

2018-12-18T06:00:00+00:00By Dave Rogers and Hamish Champ

Governing body says it is in ‘close contact’ with club about where 13 February game will take place

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Interserve streamlining sees executive board member leave

2018-12-18T06:00:00+00:00By

Departure comes as firm faces loss of successful subsidiary to circling creditors

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London firm reels in BAFTA headquarters refurb

2018-12-18T06:00:00+00:00By

Central London home of film and TV charity set to be given £20m makeover

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FaulknerBrowns' £270m indoor snow centre OK'd

2018-12-18T12:16:00+00:00By

Scheme is architect’s fifth in sector

AHMM's reinvention of the former BBC Television Centre in west London

Turnover jumps at AHMM

2018-12-18T06:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

But practice says shift to employee ownership trust hit profits for 2017-18

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2018 in construction: Building's review of the year - part one

2018-12-17T10:17:00+00:00By , Building news desk

So, what did Santa’s last round of offerings bring the industry? It’s not been a stocking full of pleasant surprises

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Brexit: are YOU ready? Complete our quick survey and enter our prize draw

2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00

We want to find out more about how you and your organisation are trying to protect your business. Complete our five-minute survey and you will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in Amazon vouchers

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Is the demise of some big retailers an opportunity to repair our high streets?

2018-12-17T15:45:00+00:00By

Not every town needs multiple department stores – they are a product of a homogeny that has characterised our retail spaces for too long

Long reads

  • Spurs stadium: The story so far

  • Contractors' Salary Survey 2018: Ready for the off

  • 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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Building's Projects of the Year 2018 - part 2

2018-12-13T11:48:00+00:00By

Ike Ijeh rounds up the year’s architectural excitements

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Construction industry gossip: Bleak midwinter

2018-12-17T11:28:00+00:00By Hansom

Our business minister grapples with some paperwork, a Victorian refurb gets distressed (but in a good way), and, as it’s almost Christmas, we contemplate nuclear extinction

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2018 - never a dull moment in construction

2018-12-14T08:00:00+00:00By

It’s been a hell of a year - in short, things appear to be in a mess. One thing is sure, 2019 is not going to be boring

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Thought for tomorrow: Taking away the 'initiative'

2018-12-14T06:00:00+00:00By

Dawn Moore of Morgan Sindall calls for diversity to become part of the industry’s fabric

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Modular construction is not the only future

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

We should stop automatically reaching for modular as a response and ask instead, what is the question?

Ann Bentley DEC 2018 BW CUTOUT

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

Felicie Krikler BW 2018

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.

  • FaulknerBrowns' £270m indoor snow centre OK'd

  • Image of the week: Mmm… modular

  • Sketch of the week: Regeneration in Ilford

  • Commonwealth Games aquatics centre design unveiled as architect on £60m project revealed

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