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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


Consultant says cost of jobs will increase once UK leaves EU

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


Three-year scheme brings previously closed spaces back into use


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


Concrete frame specialists wanted for Stratford job

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Zaha Hadid wins Oslo metro station commissions

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

Practice appointed to design two stops on new line with Norway’s A_Lab


Crossrail costs balloon as new boss admits he has no idea when it will finish


Railway will need another £2bn to complete as chief exec says ‘there is still a huge amount to do’

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Interview: Dar's Andrew Loudon talks to Building


Dar may still be an unfamiliar name to many, but the Beirut-based owner of Currie & Brown, Elementa and Perkins+Will has ambitions to grow its operations rapidly in the UK, Brexit notwithstanding


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Building Live: refresh yourselves


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


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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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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I’m a contractor... get me out of here!


Tony Bingham cheers the appeal court judges who have hacked away 20 years growth of confusion around payment notices

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A new apprenticeship scheme makes the architecture profession more viable


The new scheme opens doors for more people who want to join the profession, including HLM’s Daniel Stokes

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