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    Where next for BIM?

    2014-06-13T14:42:00Z

    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

    2014-05-09T00:00:00Z

    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

    2014-05-02T00:00:00Z

    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

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    BIM debate: A premium process?

    2014-03-19T06:00:00Z

    Building Information Modelling is intended to reduce risk and increase accountability. So will it mean paying less on your insurance? Experts debated the question at a seminar hosted by Building and Zurich Insurance

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    Steel Insight: Frame solutions

    2013-11-08T00:00:00Z

    When cost planning structural steelwork, careful and early information gathering is essential to making the right decision about what frame solution to choose

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    Training your staff has never been easier

    2013-10-18T15:09:00Z

    Training grants from the CITB are more generous, and easier to claim, than many builders think

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    St Paul's School, London: Best days of its life

    2013-09-06T00:00:00Z

    Architectural standards were slipping at the 500-year-old St Paul’s School in London, but the elegant exposed interiors and concrete colonnades of Nicholas Hare’s new science building augur well for the future

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    Foster + Partners' Queen Alia airport

    2013-06-07T00:01:00Z

    Foster + Partners’ new airport in Jordan uses a mix of in-situ and precast concrete techniques to create a mesmerising pattern of shallow domes, curving beams and tapering columns

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    Building best practice: risky business

    2013-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Building and Newforma have teamed up for the Building Best Practice series of webinars. The latest broadcast followed the theme of Decreasing Risk on Projects

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    BIM: A modelling masterclass

    2013-03-15T00:00:00Z

    What lessons can be learned from a client-driven Building Information Modelling (BIM) project? A webinar from Building and Excitech points the way forward