Hburch 2 12 2018 14 28 12

This week in 1993

2018-02-16T06:30:00+00:00

The saga of Westminster Palace

This week in 1988

This week in 1988

2018-02-09T06:30:00+00:00

Surgical reconstruction

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Looking back to 2005

2018-02-01T06:30:00+00:00

This week’s archive piece looks back at brutalist parking blocks, “monstrosities”, and a Michael Caine-inspired script starring a besuited architect

Hburch 1 19 2018 10 49 22

This week in 1998

2018-01-26T06:06:00+00:00By Helen Burch

Casting agents

Hburch 1 12 2018 17 47 15

This week in 1988

2018-01-19T08:54:00+00:00By Helen Burch

Atlantic crossing: David Horowitz

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This week in 2008

2018-01-12T17:06:00+00:00By Helen Burch

Welcome to Paradise

Dduke 1 2 2018 10 29 28 2

This week in 2017

2018-01-05T07:00:00+00:00By Helen Burch

The mists of time to come

Hburch 12 11 2017 12 34 16

This week in 2007

2017-12-15T14:48:00+00:00By Helen Burch

Although our review of the year summarises that this has been a slightly disappointing time for construction, at least we haven’t taken to our beds like Ebenezer Scrooge of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, who was pictured in our review of the year 2007.

Hburch 12 1 2017 11 54 13

This week in 1987

2017-12-08T07:05:00+00:00By Helen Burch

This week we look back to how red tape was constraining the industry

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This week in 1997

2017-12-01T05:00:00+00:00By Helen Burch

The Angel of the North spreads its wings with a little help from construction

Hburch 11 17 2017 17 29 30

This week in 2007

2017-11-24T13:04:00+00:00By Helen Burch

A contractor has the audacity to deprive its workers of chips

Hburch 11 6 2017 14 57 10

This week in 2002

2017-11-10T06:00:00+00:00By Helen Burch

Interactions between government and home building firms in 2002 were a little more heated

Hburch 10 30 2017 12 42 11

This week in 2007

2017-11-03T06:00:00+00:00By Helen Burch

In 2007, the Isle of Wight was considering a technologically advanced future

Hburch 10 23 2017 14 46 21[1] 2

This week in 1972

2017-10-27T05:33:00+01:00

Education facilities were top of the agenda 45 years ago

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This week in 2002

2017-10-20T05:00:00+01:00

Where did Aktins go so wrong?

Labour's housing problem cropped

This week in 1987

2017-10-13T00:27:00+01:00

Conservative government housing policies come in and out of fashion…

Hburch 10 2 2017 13 34 57 1

This week in 2002

2017-10-06T06:00:00+01:00

The Building Awards projects shortlist display the “highest functionality and aesthetics”, but this design brief was something else…

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This week in 2007

2017-09-29T06:00:00+01:00

As we report on how government is failing to agree on the best way to renovate the Houses of Parliament while time and money mounts, Building feels this little gem from 10 years ago is most appropriate

Hburch 9 18 2017 12 59 44

This week in 1977

2017-09-22T12:22:00+01:00

As the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire gets under way, with a parallel review of fire and safety regulations, Building was reminded of when it interviewed a fire safety professional who had plenty to say that is only too relevant for 2017.

Hburch 9 11 2017 16 34 00

This week in 1997

2017-09-15T06:00:00+01:00

As construction waits for clarification on Brexit, infrastructure and possible action on the housing white paper, Building looks back to a clearer time when the construction minister Nick Raynsford saw fit to talk directly to the industry

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