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    Reasons to be cheerful

    2018-01-05T07:00:00Z

    The year will have Brexit running through it. But despite the negativity, there will be opportunities for construction to prove itself robust

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    Turmeric lattes all round!

    2017-11-14T09:45:00Z

    Media and tech firms’ desire to provide their young talent with playful and flexible working spaces embedded in a vibrant community is changing how we build

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    No, it's not going to be all right

    2017-09-12T13:40:00Z

    As the slow-motion suicide that is Brexit unfolds into full horror, we see the pound set to sink below the euro, government encroaching on parliament’s democratic powers, and proposals to inhibit employers from recruiting talent overseas

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    Dreaming of Margate

    2017-07-19T06:31:00Z

    On the run-down north Kent coast is a living example of regeneration in action. With its contemporary art gallery and now the revival of Dreamland amusement park, Margate has become a model for culture-led revival

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    Housing: Great shakes

    2017-05-23T11:56:00Z

    If you look hard enough, something positive has come out of this turbulent world politics and frenzy of electioneering

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    Brexit: Small world

    2017-03-29T06:00:00Z

    London - a global city with top-calibre international architectural staff - is about to feel the effect of Article 50 and all that follows. Can the profession maintain standards in a newly constrained landscape?

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    Singapore-on-Thames

    2017-02-01T06:00:00Z

    Smart technologies could allow us to turn cities such as London into more healthy and less frustrating places to live. One Asian state has an app for that

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    It's immigration and jobs – stupid, not the economy

    2016-11-18T06:30:00Z

    Brexit and Trump’s election victory are just the start, western democracies will have to rethink their policies and how they serve ordinary people

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    Brexit: Glass half full

    2016-09-29T06:00:00Z

    We may have made a grave mistake in leaving the EU, but little can be achieved by dwelling on a bad hand. Perhaps we can do ‘Apple in Ireland’ incentive schemes: tax breaks, transport links and a Plymouth port that looks like Singapore

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    Negotiating a post-Brexit position

    2016-07-20T06:00:00Z

    The British economy could well slip into recession as a result of the decision to leave the EU - and negotiating a benign post-Brexit position will take years. We have no option but to choose the best model and make a good fist of it