From the archive

  • Japan to export cheap homes to the UK
    Features

    This week in 1986

    2016-11-18T07:00:00Z

    30 years ago the UK housing industry was warned of an attack on the market by Japanese off-site manufacture

  • Industry unites for election
    Features

    This week in 1996

    2016-11-11T07:00:00Z

    20 years ago the industry prepared to get political ahead of the election of Tony Blair

  • Going into Europe
    Features

    This week in 1971

    2016-11-04T07:00:00Z

    45 years ago Building was organising a conference about going into Europe

  • Things that go bump on the site
    Features

    This week in 1996

    2016-10-28T07:00:00Z

    20 years ago Building investigated some spooky goings-on

  • Archive, Moscow tackles the problem picture of article
    Features

    This week in 1966

    2016-10-21T07:00:00Z

    50 years ago a GLC delegation was investigating whether Soviet Russia had the answer to Moscow’s housing crisis

  • Michael Latham MP on Thatcher’s latest reshuffle
    Features

    This week in 1986

    2016-10-14T06:00:00Z

    30 years ago our parliamentary columnist was giving readers the lowdown on Margaret Thatcher latest reshuffle

  • 9-30-2016_14-55-50
    Features

    This week in 1996

    2016-10-07T06:00:00Z

    The need for more housing within the UK appeared to mirror the current housing crisis

  • Archive
    Features

    This week in 1991

    2016-09-30T06:00:00Z

    A delegation led by Reading University went to Moscow to teach Soviet builders the way of the West

  • Rising against the tide
    Features

    This week in 1981

    2016-09-23T06:00:00Z

    Before the Thames Barrier was brought to completion, a possible flood in the city of London was a grave concern

  • 2001 NYC
    Features

    This week in 2001

    2016-09-16T06:00:00Z

    Former Arup US boss, Ray Crane, was among those leading the rescue effort following the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City