6 October 2017

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    Drones: hovering anxiously

    2017-10-06T14:56:00Z

    The first in a series on new technology addresses the legal issues of drone use in construction

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    Image of the week: The swing of it

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    Visitors get a playground-style workout on London’s South Bank at Tate Modern’s latest interactive installation

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    CITB expects reprieve despite drubbing by housebuilders

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    Training board confident of surviving industry vote, undeterred by HBF members’ overwhelming disapproval

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    Senior Tories slam Help to Buy extension

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    Proposal to extend home ownership scheme to the tune of £10bn is attacked as ‘economically illiterate’ and likely to lead to higher house prices

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    Sketch of the week: Lower Park Row, Bristol

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is a ceramic piece by Martin Douglas, associate director at Pad Design

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    Hansom: Liquid assets

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    Advertising guys at a consultant turn to drink, and Carillion’s shareholders might be tempted to follow suit, but site workers have moved on to lattes

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    This week in 2002

    2017-10-06T06:00:00Z

    The Building Awards projects shortlist display the “highest functionality and aesthetics”, but this design brief was something else…

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    No great shakes

    2017-10-06T00:01:00Z

    The country is in the grip of a housing crisis at the same time as carrying out infrastructure improvements that are widely viewed as long-overdue

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    Housing: the backlash begins

    2017-10-06T00:01:00Z

    A proposal to bring in an objective calculation of how many homes each council must build is ruffling feathers in Tory heartlands and traditional Labour councils alike. But will a politically fragile government risk pushing through a policy that’s unlikely to do much to boost housing growth?

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    Modern slavery - the time to act is now

    2017-10-05T11:01:00Z

    Despite over 80,000 organisations worldwide employing Modern Slavery Act Statements, not everyone seems ready