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  • Risky business
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    Building best practice: risky business

    2013-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Building and Newforma have teamed up for the Building Best Practice series of webinars. The latest broadcast followed the theme of Decreasing Risk on Projects

  • Birmingham City University’s new campus project has included BIM from the outset
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    BIM: A modelling masterclass

    2013-03-15T00:00:00Z

    What lessons can be learned from a client-driven Building Information Modelling (BIM) project? A webinar from Building and Excitech points the way forward

  • Thanks to a £700,000 makeover, the almshouses are warm, secure and newly fitted out inside
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    CRASH: Transforming St Paul’s Homes

    2013-03-01T00:00:00Z

    With support from CRASH, its patrons and supporters, derelict almshouses have been transformed into comfortable homes that provide a sanctuary for those that have experienced real hardship

  • From left to right: Malcolm Vinson, Kevin Forrester and Bob Grayson
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    Dulux Trade Awards 2012

    2013-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Contractor painters that go the extra mile have been rewarded by Dulux Trade

  • Invisible touch
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    Co-op’s Manchester HQ: Invisible touch

    2013-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Hidden within its structure and deep underground, concrete has played a central role in turning the Co-op’s new Manchester HQ into the UK’s greenest office

  • GRAPH 7. How confident are you with regard to the prospects for the construction industry in 2013?
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    The Considerate Constructors Scheme annual survey 2013

    2013-02-25T14:02:00Z

    Every year the Considerate Constructors Scheme asks the building industry and the general public for their views, here’s a summary of what they said this time …

  • The retrofit debate
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    The retrofit debate: A strong argument for public expenditure

    2013-02-25T13:58:00Z

    Ahead of Ecobuild, a panel of experts gathered to discuss how to bring about a national retrofitting programme to make the nation’s existing building stock carbon neutral

  • steel insight
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    Steel insight: Industrial buildings

    2013-02-01T00:00:00Z

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  • Jane Foulkes
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    Whose BIM is it anyway?

    2013-01-25T12:46:00Z

    Faithful + Gould project manager Jane Foulkes was a BIM sceptic until she was faced with a complex prison design project and a three-month deadline…

  • BIM
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    The route to BIM in 10 steps

    The industry will have to put its foot down to meet the government’s BIM deadline. Here, five experts break the route in 10 key stages

  • Zaha Hadid's Pierresvives council building, Montpellier
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    Joie de vives

    2012-12-07T00:01:00Z

    Zaha Hadid’s Pierresvives council building in the French city of Montpellier relies on concrete to solve a range of structural and environmental challenges, as well as providing a spectacular geometric facade

  • Features

    Roundtable debate on going green: "It is happening"

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    AIS gathered together design and fit-out experts at St Mary Axe in September to compare notes on the pros and cons of going green. We report from the SAS International-sponsored event

  • Biophilia: Natural resources
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    Biophilia: Natural resources

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Big windows, natural light, pot plants… Sometimes the simplest things in life make the most business sense. We explore the value of biophilia in the office environment

  • Lease application form
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    Lease is more

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    With capital budgets still tight and limited finance available from other sources, leasing companies believe their moment may have come. We do the sums

  • EMAC Cold Rolled series
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    Interiors focus: Products

    2012-11-16T00:00:00Z

    A roundup of the latest products in interiors

  • Vinci Centre
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    Inside Vinci's technology centre

    2012-11-02T00:00:00Z

    High impact: Discover a place where building materials are tested to their absolute limit

  • Steel Insight
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    Steel Insight - Education Buildings

    2012-10-26T00:00:00Z

    The fifth article in the Steel Insight series focuses on the key factors to consider when cost planning a steel-framed school, college or university building

  • Whirl pool
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    Whirl pool

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    From the swirling, curving walls and diving boards to the pools themselves, concrete makes a big splash at Zaha Hadid’s awe-inspiring aquatics centre

  • The six boards were all based on a single original mould
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    Star jumps: how the diving boards took shape

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    Variously likened to the stamens of an exotic flower, a splash or even poised cobras, the dramatic lines of the aquatics centre’s six diving boards have attracted much interest – not only as a natural centre of attention during the Games, but because they are visually fascinating in themselves.

  • The walls have been left exposed and uncoated
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    Wall-to-wall coverage

    2012-09-07T09:40:00Z

    The curving concrete walls of the aquatics centre are one of its defining characteristics. They are first seen in the centre’s welcome area and provide a top and tail to the competition pools, as well as a stylish backdrop to television coverage of the diving.