The operations director of architecture at Atkins predicts a boom in 2008, but only a marginal one

The year ahead...

What will everybody be talking about?

The US presidency and London 2012 delivery

The economy - boom, bust or bubble?

Marginal boom

Will there be a new government in 2008?


Will you be going green(er)?

We will be greener and more sustainable in everything we do

and the year just gone....

Best thing about 2007

Broad acknowledgement of the scale of the climate change issue

Worse thing about 2007

No genuine accord at Bali

Favourite building/project of 2007

Burj Dubai