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Confidence has sunk to five-year low, according to WA100
At first sight, the launch of the Future Homes Standard consultation in October was a welcome surprise
The launch of the Future Homes Standard consultation is the first concrete step towards the 2025 carbon reduction targets for new homes
Proposed tightening of Part L building regulations ahead of Future Homes Standard
But Thomas Lane reckons it won’t be long until 101 George Street’s 135m height record is broken again, as modular becomes increasingly viable
Worries grow that Competence Steering Group interim recommendations leave questions unanswered
Do new processes such as Mace’s ‘rising factories’ help deliver projects more quickly and efficiently?
Imperial College London’s £90m biomedical engineering research centre is built from an unusual material. Thomas Lane reports on how the challenges of working with GGBS have been overcome to imposing effect
The redevelopment of Edinburgh’s St James shopping centre with new apartments, a hotel and retail is on a regal scale – but a very small site
The most damaging aspect of this ban is the impact it could have on innovation more generally with potentially negative implications for adoption of modern methods of construction
James Brokenshire to make announcements on cladding ban and implementing report’s recommendations in coming weeks