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Flowering glory: In pictures - Fosters' plan for giant tulip-shaped tower in City


Building would be tallest in Square Mile

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Westminster reports slump in big planning applications

2018-11-19T12:21:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

City points to Brexit uncertainty and residential market slowdown among other factors

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Race begins for £435m HS2 station in middle of Birmingham


Network Rail has begun the search for a contractor for the HS2 station in Birmingham


Lipton attacks Roger Scruton's appointment to head new housing commission


Government should have brought back Cabe rather than man ‘who wants to take us back two centuries’

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Core Five opens Birmingham office


Consultant says workload in city now justifies second office


May repeats goal of ending freedom of movement


Prime Minister reiterates her ambition to close off flow of workers from the EU

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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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We need to ensure that there is a straightforward path for young people into the construction sector


To win new recruits to construction we must all get behind a shared industry plan – changing perceptions and building a seamless talent pipeline

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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Thought for tomorrow: social value


Durkan’s Kevin O’Connor sees the investment worth of social value

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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

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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

All Opinion

  • 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


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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