2020-01-28T06:00:00+00:00By Dave Rogers
A year after Laing O’Rourke agreed a crucial £177m refinancing deal, the man who fought against the odds to make it happen talks to Building
2020-01-21T06:00:00+00:00By Jordan Marshall
Caroline Pidgeon knows Crossrail inside out after scrutinising the project for a decade and grilling its key players for London’s transport committee. She speaks to Jordan Marshall about exactly what has gone wrong, why the delay is so frustrating and lessons to be learned
2019-12-13T06:00:00+00:00By Jonathan Owen
Ray O’Rourke outlines his personal wish list for ministers and assesses the industry’s prospects for the year ahead
2019-11-29T06:00:00+00:00By Dave Rogers
Sixteen years ago, venture capitalists tried to pick RLB clean. Dave Rogers asks three of its top team how it survived – and thrived
2019-11-20T06:00:00+00:00By Dave Rogers
Both are known as steady hands in a storm-tossed industry, but that doesn’t stop them striking out to attract new talent and broaden their market
2019-10-25T05:00:00+01:00By Jordan Marshall
Nominees were chosen for their focus on ensuring women have a positive voice in construction and on attracting as wide a range of recruits as possible
2019-10-18T05:00:00+01:00By Chloë McCulloch
BRE chief executive Gillian Charlesworth sits down with Building
2019-09-06T05:00:00+01:00By Jordan Marshall
The UK’s first black female director of estates at a large UK university talks to Building
2019-07-26T05:00:00+01:00By Dave Rogers
Stanhope’s Paul Lewis and Tony Wall are preparing for the next phase in the firm’s three-decade history
2019-07-05T05:00:00+01:00By Jordan Marshall
Atkins’ new president talks about embracing digital, his plans to grow the firm outside the UK and his determination to transform construction’s broken models
2019-07-02T05:00:00+01:00By Ben Adams
There’s huge pressure for construction to find offsite solutions to boost its productivity and meet the housing and infrastructure needs of the country
Aecom chief executive EMEA Lara Poloni on how to champion high-tech transformation from the top
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