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  • Modular housing in Ladywell

    Cost model: Modular construction


    Debates about modular construction and off-site manufacture are nothing new. But with more suppliers, better quality and greater awareness within the industry, could it finally achieve critical mass?

  • data centre landscape

    Cost model: Data centres


    The data centre sector remains highly active and market growth has continued throughout the global recession. We examine the latest trends in low-energy data centre design, procurement and construction

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    Cost model: Global manufacturing


    With manufacturing in many countries showing strong signs of recovery, the development of new manufacturing facilities is required to keep pace with contemporary process and technologies, say Mike Wilcock and Miles Jenkins of Davis Langdon, an Aecom company

  • Energy from waste as a means of treatment is preferable to the last resort of landfill

    Cost model: Energy from waste


    Simon Rawlinson and Matthew Hicks of Davis Langdon weigh up the costs and the risks of treatment solutions

  • The Olympics site in east London was one of the largest contaminated sites in the South-east. It has been cleaned up by BAM Nuttall and Morrison using a variety of techniques including soil washing and bioremediation

    Cost model: Land remediation


    Plenty of sites will need land remediation when the housing market recovers, and the slow market at the moment provides an opportunity to use innovative, sustainable techniques. Duncan Sanders and Derek Vernon of Davis Langdon take a look at the commercial drivers

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    Cost model: Building in the Middle East


    This month Davis Langdon Engineering Services looks at the unique environmental challenges posed by projects in the Middle East.

  • Citi data centre, by Arup Associates, will be the first data centre to achieve a LEED platinum rating

    Cost model: Data centres


    As IT power increases, so energy use has grown enormously. Simon Rawlinson and Nick Bending of Davis Langdon examine the design and cost implications of low-energy data centres

  • Features

    Cost model: Small industrial units


    They’re flexible, investor-friendly and easy to build. But how much does it cost to construct small industrial units? Max Wilkes of Davis Langdon explains

  • At developer Stanhope’s 14,300 m² Chiswick Park, west London, buildings are clustered and retail outlets brought within the office shells to create a mini-community

    Cost model: Business parks


    Business parks are back, but this time they need to be sustainable and mixed-use. Neal Kalita of Davis Langdon examines how developers can meet the evolving needs of planners and occupiers without breaking the bank

  • Sainsbury's distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent illustrates how distribution has become a key part of the diversification of products sold in supermarkets

    Cost model: Distribution centres


    The distribution centre sector is buzzing at the moment, as businesses rush to outsource their goods-handling to logistics firms, and supermarkets adopt just-in-time delivery systems. Here we look at the key issues in affecting distribution centres – and, more importantly, breaks down how much one would cost

  • Features

    Cost study: Incineration plant


    Sewage waste must now be incinerated rather than dumped at sea. In the Mersey valley, an award-winning, state-of-the-art incineration plant sets a model for fitting this bulky new building type into its surroundings and building to a budge

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    Cost model: Land remediation


    Land remediation is becoming a growth sector as government targets for brownfield development have been increased. In this month s cost model, Davis Langdon Everest looks at new laws on contaminated land and details the cost of clean-up techniques