From the archive

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    This week in 2002

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    Back in 2002 one firm took an unusual approach to retaining its employees by consulting the Tao Te Ching

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    This week in 1987

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    Thirty years ago, Building was looking at the potential for former psychiatric hospitals to be converted into residential

  • Equal opportunites article from 1997
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    This week in 1997

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    This week, 20 years ago, the UK was preparing for a general election

  • Bridge over the River Thames image of page
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    This week in 2002

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    As the disputes over the Garden Bridge drag on, Archive looks back to a less cynical but equally fraught time for bridge building in London

  • Green Deal archive pic
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    This week in 2012

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    Five years ago, British retailers were being a little reticent about getting involved with the government’s Green Deal

  • Image of article and Building front cover from 8 April 2016 about Zaha Hadid's death
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    This week in 2016

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    One year ago, Building was publishing tributes to one of the greatest and most recognised architects of her generation

  • Get real
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    This week in 1997

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    In 1997, the Building was looking at the first virtual walkthroughs of CAD models

  • Archive image: How to make friends and influence parliament
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    This week in 2002

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    Building wrote that the construction industry had finally worked out how to get its voice heard by government 15 years ago

  • Tax returns archive illustration from 1997
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    This week in 1997

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    The end of the financial year 1996/97 also brought low-level panic over tax policy

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    This week in 2002

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    Recruiting and retaining good staff is a long-running challenge for construction businesses