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Market review: Earning more for less

23 March 2017| By Michael Dall

The total value of construction contracts increased in February but the number of projects went down. Michael Dall discusses the highlights of Barbour ABI’s monthly Economic & Construction Market Review

BUSINESS BAROMETER: Your Interactive Guide to Construction Activity

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LATEST PROJECTS

Carrowbreck Meadow

Carrowbreck Meadow: Passivhaus rules

22 March 2017| By Ike Ijeh

A settlement of 14 Passivhaus homes, designed by Hamson Barron Smith, has been built in a Norfolk woodland. Ike Ijeh explains why observing this small project could provide the key to a scheme of nationwide significance

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82% of construction industry investing in sustainability strategies

82% of construction industry investing in sustainability strategies

15 Mar 17

A market insight into sustainability attitudes and practices’, reveals key findings from a survey commissioned by Tata Steel in March 2016

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Infrastructure: Digital Railway

21 March 2017| By Ciara Walker, Marc Starmans

A look at the challenges the Digital Railway programme faces, and how they can be overcome by good management, supply chain collaboration and a strong investment case

LATEST PRODUCTS

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What to specify: Flooring

21 March 2017

This week, new flooring solutions include a vinyl range targeting the education market, Forbury Place’s choice of access flooring in Reading and an aluminium decking system at Manchester’s XYZ building

GAIN CPD POINTS

In insulated suspended flooring systems, the concrete blocks between the beams are replaced by blocks of EPS insulation

CPD 4 2017: Insulated suspended floor systems

20 March 2017

Insulated suspended flooring systems can be used in place of conventional beam-and-block to meet higher energy performance standards. This CPD, sponsored by Springvale, outlines the design considerations

IMAGE OF THE WEEK

Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist by Michael Rakowitz. THE END, by Heather Phillipson.

Image of the week: Get a dollop of that

24 March 2017

Two winners of the next commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square announced on Tuesday

SKETCH OF THE WEEK

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Sketch of the week: Homes at Dunstall Farm

24 March 2017

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Niamh Hession, associate at Pad Design

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