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Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Qatar scraps competition for flagship World Cup stadium

17 April 2014| By Iain Withers

Exclusive: Despite year-long process, designs for the 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Doha ‘didn’t hit the right note’

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Editor's view

Sarah Richardson

It's time for the construction industry to adapt to BIM

17 April 2014| By Sarah Richardson

The Dark Ages of BIM may be over, but many firms are still behind the times when it comes to implementing the technology

Buildings

Coming out of its shell

Building Awards Small Project of the Year: Maggie's cancer centre, Aberdeen

3 April 2014| By Ike Ijeh

With its streamlined, organic form enhancing its welcoming ethos, the latest Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre in Aberdeen, designed by Snøhetta, is a worthy winner of this year’s Small Project of the Year Building Award

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Industry opinion

Vern Pitt

Health and safety regulatory changes: A dangerous cocktail

17 April 2014| By Vern Pitt

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Peter Hansford

Construction 2025: Leading from within

17 April 2014| By Peter Hansford

Andrew Warren

Heaven forbid ECO should be revived

17 April 2014| By Andrew Warren

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Data

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Building intelligence: Q4 2013

1 April 2014| By Experian Economics

Data from Experian Economics shows that while construction activity levelled off in Q4 2013, for the year as a whole, activity was on the rise, with growth forecast in the private housing and infrastructure sectors

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Analysis

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NBS survey: The BIM that will bring us together

17 April 2014| By Joey Gardiner

NBS’ annual BIM survey suggests that uptake of the collaborative technology has risen sharply over the past year. But is it really becoming the industry norm?

Workers of the World unite

Workers of the World unite

17 April 2014| By Iain Withers

Bosses of employee-owned companies claim greater engagement and increased profitability. So why isn’t everyone doing it?

BIM: The inside story two years on

BIM: The inside story three years on

16 April 2014| By Thomas Lane

Manchester council’s FM team were initially reluctant to use BIM in the operation of the city’s newly refurbished Central Library. But then they were shown how much time it could save, even on changing a lamp… Thomas Lane catches up with the team in part three of a series that follows a BIM project from start to finish

New London Architecture’s view of the City of London in 2025

Cost model: Tall buildings

15 April 2014| By Brian Smith, Mital Dholakia and Richard Heseltine

With nearly 250 towers set to be built in London alone - the vast majority of them residential - Brian Smith, Mital Dholakia and Richard Heseltine of Aecom highlight the main design and cost considerations in reaching for the skies

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Pic of the day

Wessal Casa Point

Wessal Casa-Port: Here’s looking at you, kid

17 April 2014

Designs unveiled for a Foster & Partners-designed tower cluster in the harbour area of Casablanca

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