Forensic archaeologists begin examining the fire-damaged Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art
While Building’s BIM survey indicates that adoption of the technology is increasing, there is growing anxiety about its effect on the dynamics of project teams
New research into the housebuilding industry shows that although staff are enjoying higher salaries, they’re also taking on more responsibilities, working longer hours and finding their work/life balance out of kilter.
The UK government indicates that it intends to adopt BIM for the procurement and management of public assets
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Bryan Avery, princpal of Avery Associates Architects
Burgeoning workloads have given specialist contractors a boost and signalled a shift in their relationship with main contractors. Some of the big players reveal what they’ll do with their new found powers …
A new generation of developer clients is shouldering its way into a buoyant property market, giving contractors a lot to get up to speed with
This week’s sketch is of Greengate Street, Stafford
Buckingham Palace brings to an end 60 years of building work with the refurbishment of its east front
After years of clients worrying about subcontractors’ health, suddenly it’s main contractors that seem to be in trouble, caught out by rising costs on fixed price jobs. Building reports on a nervous time of profit warnings and senior management departures
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by architects and urban designers Paul Davis + Partners.
The restructuring of the Palace of Westminster is hit by delays, cost overruns and controversy
The One World Trade Center in New York opens, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks
China and India may be the big beasts of the East but UK construction would do well to train its sights on South-east Asia where huge untapped potential lies waiting
Widely recognised as the sector’s most prestigious awards for excellence, the Building Awards have opened for entry for 2015
George Osborne talks of a creating a ‘northern powerhouse’ but how much faith should the industry put in Westminster’s affirmations?
How much would the proposed ‘HS3’ speed up journey times between our major northern cities?
In place of sketch of the week this week, we asked for your best Halloween pumpkins…
The government was in a predicament on construction 40 years ago not too different from the one it faces now
The UK chief executive of EC Harris on parent company Arcadis’ acquisition of Hyder, and the firm’s own growth ambitions
With recruitment and retention once again critical issues for the industry, here’s how this year’s top 50 employers are luring and keeping hold of key staff
Mental health issues can be difficult to detect in the workplace - which means they can also be easy to ignore. But as this year’s guide shows, the best employers are those that are ready and able to heed the warning signs
Ahead of the official opening of the National Theatre, Building met its architect Denys Lasdun
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Paul Holden, director at Peak Architects.
Firefighters battle against the flames at Didcot B power station
The Lyons Review sets out a routemap to the construction of 200,000 homes a year, so what do private housebuilders and affordable housing landlords make of it?
There’s an upbeat mood in this year’s Top 150 consultants survey with strong growth and jobs being created. It’s now just a matter of finding the staff to keep it going
Is zero carbon a lost cause? A roundtable discussion of sustainable construction experts set up by Building investigates if mounting industry fears are justified