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David Lawther

ISG shares down over a quarter on half-year loss

3 March 2015| By Iain Withers

Contractor posts large UK construction loss, but other divisions post improved performance

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Editor's view

Joey Gardiner

Are greens good for you?

27 February 2015| By Joey Gardiner

Those promoting sustainability have to get better at putting the case that investing in green construction can boost growth

Buildings

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Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

25 February 2015| By Ike Ijeh

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

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Industry opinion

Richard Jones

Traditional construction in Vietnam

2 March 2015| By Richard Jones

Francis Ho

Adjudication: Collateral damage

27 February 2015| By Francis Ho

James Souter

A spotlight on rights to light

27 February 2015| By James Souter

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Hansom: It's a size thing

27 February 2015| By Joseph Aloysius Hansom

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Cost update Q4 2014

27 February 2015| By Michael Hubbard

Construction output rose 5.5% over 2014, but construction materials and consumer price inflation have both slowed.

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Analysis

50 sustainability stars 2015

50 sustainability stars 2015: Great expectations

27 February 2015

On the eve of this year’s Ecobuild event, Building asks the cream of construction’s young sustainability talent how they think this government has done on the environment - and what they’re hoping for from the next one

Victorian terrace

Behind the hype: Sustainable new homes

26 February 2015| By Joey Gardiner

New research is casting further doubt on long-held claims that a new-build property is necessarily cheaper to run than a refurbished Victorian home

Caddick construction

What to specify: Cladding

25 February 2015

If your eyes glaze over at the thought of glazing, this week’s crop of cladding products will perk you up no end with a choice of cedar, cast stone and aluminium

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