Jason Millett BW 2018

The future of global construction could be British

By Jason Millett

The UK can create a role for itself to help countries across the world to improve how they build. If we don’t, that prize will go to someone else

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When is a breach not a breach?


If a contract is not specific about what constitutes a breach, how bad do things need to get to justify termination?


5 minutes with… Christina Leafe, building design practice director, Atkins

By Christina Leafe

Christina Leafe tells Building about south Wales developments, One World Trade Center, and Olympic athletes

Ted Lowery

Case in focus: Universal Sealants (UK) Ltd (t/a USL Bridgecare) vs Sanders Plant and Waste Management Ltd

By Ted Lowery

Ted Lowery considers a dispute over contracts and concrete

Selina Mason BW 2018

A royal park, its art, and a city divided


Extreme differences between rich and poor can be found in so many parts of our cities

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The new Part L sets natural gas off on its journey to obsolescence

By Joel Gustafsson

The new proposals are a giant leap in the right direction, says Joel Gustafsson

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Construction industry gossip: Concrete facts, please

By Hansom

Accusations of a blame culture (it wasn’t me!), fake news – and now they’re even dragging Harrison Ford into it

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The mental health cost of austerity in construction

By Lindsay Hammond and Vivienne Reeve

In an era when project margins are getting tighter and tighter, what is the potential impact on mental health?

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Energy standards for new homes – the government gets tough


The launch of the Future Homes Standard consultation is the first concrete step towards the 2025 carbon reduction targets for new homes


5 minutes with… Lucy Howard, director, Turner & Townsend

By Lucy Howard

Lucy Howard tells Building about Bank station, Formula One factories, and knitting

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Quality and quantity: Let's set the standard for the industry


Good design has a positive effect on the lives of people. We need to collaborate to improve our built environment

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Construction industry gossip: They think it’s all over

By Hansom

Geoff Hurst scores but doesn’t quite repeat the magic and in the battle for London’s tallest tower, it’s game over

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What is the £3.6bn Towns Fund really for?


The news that central government is putting more money into regeneration can only make a good thing even better, right?

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Cracking the code: Dealing with defective housing


Francis Ho discusses the government’s proposals to improve redress for buyers of new homes

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Pushing up pension powers

By Anne-Marie Winton

Anne-Marie Winton on the strengthened regulatory powers the long-awaited pensions bill will contain

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