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Restructure costs drive down profit at Kier

18 September 2014| By Joey Gardiner

Profit down 40% after restructuring costs as firm appoints former Balfour Beatty regional boss as finance director

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South Bank Tower

South Bank Tower: Coming out on top

16 September 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Faced with the task of adding an extra 11 storeys to its structure, the engineering team working on London’s South Bank Tower have found a way to extend its height without additional foundations or a dramatic redesign

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Industry opinion

Julia Parks

Housing standards review: Highs and lows

17 September 2014| By Julia Park

Tony Williams

Farewell Greg Fitzgerald

17 September 2014| By Tony Williams

Aine McCartney

Chain of indemnity

17 September 2014| By Aine McCartney, Thomas McElligot

Francis Ho

For all practical purposes

16 September 2014| By Francis Ho

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Global infrastructure: Aviation

Global infrastructure: Aviation

18 September 2014| By David Crewe, Turner & Townsend

What can cost, time and functional metrics tell you about delivering a capital programme in the aviation sector? David Crewe of Turner & Townsend explains why it makes sense to reach beyond the traditional measures of development efficiency

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Andrew Davies, Wates

Interview: Andrew Davies

12 September 2014| By Joey Gardiner

When Andrew Davies, Wates’ chief executive, goes to the board next month it will be to tell them how he intends to double turnover at the £1bn family firm. But don’t expect a revolution

Mike oades

Sketch of the week: Almaty

12 September 2014

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by architect Mike Oades at Atomik Architecture.


This week in 2004

12 September 2014

Building gives its architectural review of the new Scottish Parliament building in Holyrood

London 2030

Image of the week: Future city

11 September 2014

Is this what the City of London will look like in 2030?

Medite Tricoya Extreme used for exterior screen panelling

CPD 22 2014: Introduction to acetylated engineered wood panel products

11 September 2014

Acetylated wood panels can offer improved durability and moisture resistance compared to traditional MDF. This module, sponsored by Medite Tricoya Extreme, outlines their key advantages and uses

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Pic of the day

China’s Smart City unveiled

Paul Davis + Partners unveils Chinese smart city

18 September 2014

Architect Paul Davis + Partners has unveiled designs for a major mixed-use scheme in Ningbo, China

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