Listen now using the player below, or subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. This Building podcast looks at the delayed and over-budget Crossrail, whether construction needs a national regulator and Andy von Bradsky’s appointment as the government’s head of architecture.
Already a year behind schedule and £2bn over budget, why is the Crossrail project causing so many problems?
Taming the industry’s out-of-control practices could benefit all levels of the supply chain – but who can make that happen? Will Ing talks to the SEC Group’s Rudi Klein on the prospect of a national regulator for construction.
Andy von Bradsky’s appointment as the government’s head of architecture comes at a time when government is focusing on beauty in the built environment. But can this approach make a difference?