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Ed Davey

Lib Dems pledge £100 tax cut to boost housing retrofit

1 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

Party plans to give homeowners a council tax discount if they improve the energy performance of their home

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Greenwich Aerial

Kier scoops £50m Greenwich tower

1 September 2014| By Iain Withers

Laurence Brett

Aecom promotes 20 to become UK directors

1 September 2014| By Iain Withers

Airport

CBI backs single UK hub airport

1 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

Tony Pidgley

Housing demand ‘resilient’, says Berkeley

1 September 2014| By Iain Withers

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Editor's view

Sarah Richardson

Beware unconscious uncoupling

29 August 2014| By Sarah Richardson

A vote for Scotland’s independence could mean big changes for the sector

Buildings

Lime pozzolan

The advantages of lime pozzolan

19 August 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Lime pozzolan concrete’s environmental and flexibility advantages could make it a revolutionary replacement to conventional concrete types. But the foundations of this ‘new’ material can actually be traced back to ancient history

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Industry opinion

Crofton

Consultant consolidation is good news for SMEs

1 September 2014| By Steve Hale

Stephanie Canham

Another brick in the wall?

1 September 2014| By Stephanie Canham

Kwadwo Sardokie

Brazilian flair

1 September 2014| By Kwadwo Sarkodie, Fabiana Blasiis

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Data

Aecom indices

Cost update: Q2 2014

27 August 2014| By Michael Hubbard

Construction output recorded no change compared with the last quarter, while new housing construction is the primary reason for rises in new work output

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Analysis

Scotland archve index

This week in 1999

29 August 2014| By Meredith Papanicolaou

As the Scottish independence debate continues, we look at the opening of the Scottish parliament in 1999

TfL / Gotham building

Sketch of the week: 'Gotham city hideout'

29 August 2014

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Warren Williams at Julian Cowie architects

Scotland

Will they stay or will they go?

29 August 2014| By Joey Gardiner

What effects would a ‘Yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum have on the industry?

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Mark Davey

Interview: Mark Davey

28 August 2014| By Iain Withers

Defying five years of recession, cladding company Lakesmere has experienced rapid growth. MD Mark Davey reveals how the firm beat the downturn

Vectorworks BIM software was implemented during the planning of Moorlands College in Christchurch multi-use teaching and community spaces

CPD 17 2014: BIM for small practices

27 August 2014

As of 2016, all centrally procured government construction projects must implement level 2 BIM. Our latest CPD module, sponsored by Vectorworks, defines levels of BIM

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Pic of the day

Broadway Malyan Chengdu

Broadway Malyan to design urban district in China

27 August 2014| By David Rogers

Firm to masterplan new urban district in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province

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