Jittery investors tell Interserve to quit Durham uni scheme


Financiers worried by 50 year length of struggling firm’s contract

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Cash from Kier JV sale will go towards debt reduction


Firm sells interest in company for £24m

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Government's housebuilding target in danger of becoming a 'pipedream'


DCLG data shows net additional housing grew by just 2% in 2017/18

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Civil war erupts at Zaha Hadid Architects


Patrik Schumacher takes fellow executors of late architect’s will to court

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Brexit nerves hit shares in housebuilders


Stocks slump amid fears over the future of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

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London Assembly moots December 2019 opening for Crossrail


Railway bosses said in summer scheme would be delayed until next autumn

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Market forecast: Past the peak

2018-11-15T07:00:00+00:00By Michael Hubbard

The initial market reaction to the Brexit vote was muted, with output soon recovering strongly, but the trend seems likely to have turned, just as our exit from the EU is imminent. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports


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Brexit: the stakes are too high not to shake our bad habits


We are not going to meet the economic shock of Brexit by building in the way we’ve always done. We have to embrace radical change

Building Awards 2018 winners

  • Building Awards 2018: Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff)

  • Building Awards 2018: Architectural Practice of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Contractor of the Year (up to £300m)

  • Building Awards 2018: Housebuilder of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Specialist Contractor of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Building Performance Award

  • Building Awards 2018: Engineering Consultant of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Offsite Project of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Refurbishment Project of the Year

  • Building Awards 2018: Digital and BIM Initiative of the Year

Long reads

  • Projects: Heatherwick's Coal Drops Yard

  • Contractors' Salary Survey 2018: Ready for the off

  • Will virtual reality spark the BIM revolution we've been waiting for?

  • Why is high finance so interested in affordable housing?

  • BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM

  • Will driverless cars change our urban environment as we know it?

  • Is this the end of the road for Help to Buy?

  • Combustible materials ban: what would it mean?

  • Top 150 Consultants 2018 - league table

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Legal: The scariness of vicariousness


The courts have held an employer liable for a rogue data breach by an employee – although the company broke no rules. James Bessey explains why

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Talent on the move: there's a tug of war for skills in the contractor market


Will we have enough of the right people to build our projects to the right standards and at the right price?

Heather Beach

​It’s OK not to be OK. But how do we make people OK?


With men making up the vast majority of the construction industry, a fair conclusion is that it is male behaviours around mental health that most need to be tackled: by training people in non-judgmental listening and saying it is “OK not to be OK”.

Sarah Clinch BW 2018

Is altering the green belt the key to solving the UK’s housing crisis?


News of green belt boundaries being altered can often result in an element of local opposition, but amendments to national planning policy provide opportunities for better engagement

All Opinion

  • In pictures: At least Twickenham's new hospitality is a winner

  • In pictures: Building Awards 2018

  • Image of the week: Room with a view

  • Sketch of the week: The Babylonian Tower of Modernity

  • In pictures: Make's resi plans for north London Art Deco gem

  • In pictures: Architect completes resi job job with views of Olympic Park

  • In pictures: Building Awards 2018 winners


Projects: Building Awards 2018 Refurbishment winner - Welsh Streets


Welsh Streets is a radical build-to-rent scheme that encourages community and provides a blueprint for developers all around the country to copy.

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