It’s not often that our Building archivists are taken aback by something they find buried in the magazine’s dusty library
As we look at how the construction industry is preparing for Brexit – in as logical a way as possible but still with little clarity on what to expect – the phrase “on a wing and a prayer” came to mind.
The then chairman of CABE had plenty of ideas about how to meet demands for living accomodation
We were delighted to discover an interview with somebody who has never considered himself anything but a winner
Six years ago we reported on some imaginative – if costly – space age ideas for tackling climate change
As Building’s Good Employer Guide is published, we look back to the suggestions posed in 2011 advising on keeping your workforce happy
The government’s Help to Buy programme, now believed to be under threat, got a warm welcome from the construction industry when it was introduced five years ago
Theresa May’s apparent warming towards social housing is in sharp contract to the sector’s relationship with the government three years ago
Six years ago we were worrying about the number of construction firms going bust…
Consultants were sprinting into a sunny, cloudless horizon in the last Top 150 before the Brexit vote
Back in the 1850s, readers were just as excited about developments in the railways as they are today – but for the right reasons
Spending on schools, or lack of it, is once again making the headlines in Building
Two years ago, considering any way to lessen the housing crisis, no matter how expensive and impractical, Building asked: does the Square Mile need more houses?
We look back to reaction just after the EU referendum, when some were jubilant, some were shellshocked and some were downright miserable about the future.
When Manchester began to prepare for 2002’s Commonwealth Games, it had to start from scratch
Been moaning about the heat? We may have found the job for you. Back in 2008, an intrepid team of contractors experienced summer in the snow.
Low margins, as highlighted in our Top 150 Contractors table this week, are nothing new. Back in 2005 we reported on how difficult things were in the sector.
We look back at how Singapore does gardening. As you would expect from the city-state, it’s not on a small scale