The buildings, design and specification programme focuses on the latest design and specification trends as well as technical and product innovation projects.


  • Client profile: Emma-Jane Houghton in charge of the New Hospital Programme

  • How the Grange University Hospital opened four months early

  • Rethinking Design: how the pandemic is transforming healthcare

  • The teams behind the covid-19 hospitals

  • Feeling run down? Fixing the NHS’s languishing estate

  • Projects: The NHS’ first high-energy proton beam cancer treatment centre

  • Health check


  • University challenge: the LSE’s new Marshall Building

  • Rethinking Design: how to prepare schools for the next pandemic

  • How are university capital budgets holding up in the face of covid?

  • Higher power: how is the universities sector shaping up?

  • ‘Different doesn’t scare me’: Mary Pierre-Harvey has big plans for Oxford Brookes

  • Smart building: What makes UCL's Student Centre so special?

  • Schools: Learning to love modular

  • School daze: What’s happening to the government’s building plan?

  • Free schools don't come cheap

  • What’s stopping us building schools using off-site techniques?


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  • Platinum sponsor: Rockwool

  • Silver sponsor: TG Escapes

Upcoming in buildings, design and specification

12 May: Net Zero Live

25 and 26 May: Risk and Regulations

9 June: Building ReDesign Manchester

14 September: Carebuild

15 September: Winning work in education

18 October: Architect of the Year Awards

1 November: Building Awards

22 and 23 November: Net Zero Live

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