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    The Green Frontier


    All fields of sustainability will once again be covered at this year’s Ecobuild, from design and construction through to use of innovative materials. Andrew Brister talks to two of the show’s premier partners, Skanska and Lend Lease, about their approaches to the sustainability agenda.

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    Much ado about zero


    Is zero carbon a lost cause? A roundtable discussion of sustainable construction experts set up by Building investigates if mounting industry fears are justified

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    Subcontracting through the skills shortage


    The turnaround in the sector’s fortunes has thrown up new risks for subcontractors finding new skilled tradesmen. Building hosted an audio webinar, with insurer Zurich, to discuss preventing any potential pitfalls

  • At the Fabrica office development in Manchester, Levolux’s Triniti Bracket was used to anchor the perforated aluminium panels and walkways to the façade.
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    A bridge too far


    Solar shading is an essential method of controlling light and temperature in glazed buildings - but it can all be undermined by the wrong choice of bracket

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    Bricks and mortar boards


    With a constant need to attract the best students, the development of universities has remained a strong sector for the construction industry. But are universities making the most of the connections with the cities they are in? Our roundtable of industry experts gathered to discuss the issues faced by our ...

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    Where next for BIM?


    With the BIM revolution set to enter a new phase, a panel of experts discuss the challenges facing the industry if it is going to get the most out of the groundbreaking technology. Iain Withers reports

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    The new Part L: Small steps and giant leaps


    The delayed changes to Part L have come into force at last, but debate rages over whether they go far enough and what their impact on the housebuilding and insulation industries is likely to be. Chris Wheal examines the drawbacks and the benefits

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    Walking the talk


    For Balfour Beatty, sustainability isn’t a boardroom buzzword – it’s a rigorously monitored set of targets pursued by every member of its workforce and brought to bear on schemes up and down the country