2019-05-22T05:00:00+01:00By Elizabeth Hopkirk
Former London planning chief Peter Rees thinks Londoners should be worrying about the rising forest of new-build apartment blocks
2019-05-02T05:00:00+01:00By Will Ing
Construction expert Charles O’Neil reckons the industry’s core problem is competency. So he’s doing something about it
2019-01-18T06:00:00+00:00By Joey Gardiner
Patricia Moore only meant to leave her native Scotland for a couple of years down south, but 24 years later she’s still in London – and has risen to become Turner & Townsend’s UK managing director. She tells Joey Gardiner the secrets of her own and her employer’s success. Photography ...
2018-11-08T07:00:00+00:00By Elizabeth Hopkirk
PLP founder Lee Polisano’s greatest hits cluster the City skyline, visible from his London office. As the 10th anniversary of his practice and the looming storm of Brexit approach, he discusses what further work he sees on the horizon.
2018-10-19T06:00:00+01:00By Joey Gardiner
As chair of London housing association group G15, Paul Hackett has plenty he wants to change about housebuilding in the social sector.
2018-09-24T11:35:00+01:00By Jamie Harris
Andrew Anagnost, CEO at Autodesk, on the rise of automated decision making and how we need to give the next generation the opportunity to do things differently
2018-08-31T06:00:00+01:00By Will Ing
We revisit the Chambers family, who run Lincolnshire-based Lindum Group, two decades after we last dropped in – and find a thriving, diverse company that despite its booming bottom line sees turnover as irrelevant and the security of its many stakeholders and staff as the top priority.
2018-08-03T06:00:00+01:00By Dave Rogers
It’s a nerve-racking time for contractors – and nobody knows this better than Greg Craig, who has fond memories of his stint at Carillion and hopes its collapse will serve as a cautionary tale. But at the helm of Skanska UK, he detects calmer waters ahead.
2018-07-13T06:00:00+01:00By Joey Gardiner
L&G has ambitious plans to set up a diversified housing business delivering 15,000 homes a year – a large share of them modular
Some highlights from this year’s event
Peter Rogers, the ebullient developer behind high-profile London towers such as 22 Bishopsgate, tells Chloë McCulloch about his passion for the industry – which he predicts he will leave only horizontally – and what he thinks it should be doing differently.
2017-12-01T05:00:00+00:00By Dave Rogers
Cemex’s new UK boss, Frenchman Michel André, talks about his vision for the company and for the construction industry as a whole
2017-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By Mark Leftly
George Osborne talks to Building, reflecting on the ‘northern powerhouse’, infrastructure, Brexit and his hope that the current government will finish the job he started
2017-07-20T06:00:00+01:00By David Blackman
Churchill boss Spencer McCarthy explains why his business model works and why the firm – one of the UK’s biggest providers of private housing for the elderly – will be sticking with traditional designs for its homes
2017-07-14T06:00:00+01:00By David Blackman
The City of London Corporation’s head of the built environment has plenty to take into account, from protecting views of St Paul’s to fostering tech hubs. David Blackman talks to Carolyn Dwyer about her plans for the Square Mile
2017-04-21T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Dransfield
Far from being a mysterious and distant figure, Xu Weiping of Chinese developer ABP is happy to talk about the thousands of office blocks he is building in China, as well as the 35-acre scheme at Royal Albert Dock - and his plans for many more
Paul Cossell took charge of ISG last year as the fit-out, construction and engineering firm transferred into private hands, a move which has enabled him to explore areas outside the core business