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    Eastern promise

    2018-07-16T06:00:00Z

     Jim Dunton looks at whether Japan’s successful ‘car factory’ approach could help British housebuilders meet the government’s 300,000-units-a-year target in the future

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    Get smart: the digital revolution is just beginning

    2018-07-09T06:00:00Z

    The mainstream use of BIM and emerging technologies that harness big data are just the foundations of the UK’s next digital revolution: smart cities where data will link buildings and infrastructure in a way that could transform our lives. What hurdles do we need to overcome to make this a ...

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    Will WELL cure all ills?

    2018-07-09T06:00:00Z

    Building performance used to be all about energy efficiency, but now wellbeing is the big preoccupation for clients, designers and builders.

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    Wishful thinking: dream infrastructure projects

    2018-07-06T06:00:00Z

    Imagine this: money is no object and you’re tasked with introducing infrastructure projects to improve cities and regions across the UK. What does the country need?

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    Tailored to fit: is custom build going mainstream?

    2018-07-06T06:00:00Z

    Buyers frustrated with a lack of housing choices are fuelling a growing market for custom build, with new developments offering a range of customisable features. Is designing your own home going mainstream?

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    Planning for change

    2018-06-15T06:00:00Z

    The English planning system is in need of a total overhaul, according to the recent Raynsford review. What kind of changes might we implement to create a more straightforward system and one that puts people and communities at its core?

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    Ten years on: Could it happen again?

    2018-06-01T08:20:00Z

    Ten years on from the crash of 2008, how has the industry changed  – and if another downturn strikes, will we be better placed to respond effectively?

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    Building Your Future: The future of consultants

    2018-05-04T07:15:00Z

    Artificial intelligence is set to play a major part in construction. Where does that leave the humans who work in the sector?