The use of BIM is becoming more widespread throughout the globe. So what opportunities does this offer those with BIM skills who want a job abroad?
The latest in our CPD series explains why BS 5534 has been revised and outlines the key changes that designers and contractors need to understand. This module is sponsored by Marley Eternit
Our Agenda 15 campaign manifesto sets to influence the next government by setting out what construction needs to thrive. Here’s why some of those who have signed up to support it think this initiative is so important
Deflation has darkened the mood across the eurozone’s construction markets, putting the long-awaited recovery on hold once more. Building examines what continued stagnation means for firms on both sides of the Channel
Double Travel, the winning entry from the inaugural RICS photography competition
Thomas Heatherwick’s ‘Seed cathedral’ opens at the Shanghai Expo
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Stefanie Rhodes of Gatti Rhodes Architects
To ensure new basements are waterproof, it is essential that a suitable methodology is followed on site. This module, sponsored by Waterproof Concrete with Site Supervision, explains how designers can specify good workmanship
The former John Doyle chairman unpicks the events that led to the firm’s closure in 2012, and reveals how the industry exposed a darker side in his hour of need
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is the competition entry that founded Mecanoo in 1984
Building visits Constructionarium course, an education scheme founded by Stef Stefanou
Supermarkets are responding to the UK’s shift in shopping habits by massively cutting back their development programmes, leaving the construction industry and affected communities wondering what will happen to the unwanted sites
London’s tributes after the Charlie Hebdo attack and subsequent violence
Our Agenda 15 campaign aims to influence the next government by telling politicians what construction needs to thrive. Here, we explain the manifesto aims and how you can support them
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is of Leeds Kirkgate Market, drawn by architect Tono Rodriguez at NPS Leeds
Members of the sector recommend New Year’s resolutions for each other
What part does the sector play in the wider UK economic recovery?
May’s general election is a dead certainty to happen but what are the other key developments, challenges and government priorities that will shape construction’s year?
WSP’s UK head of building services on what the next 12 months have in store
Cala’s chief executive officer reveals what he’s expecting from 2015
Great Portland Estates’ head of projects looks at 2015 from a client perspective
Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will’s principal and managing director forecasts 2015
Mace’s chief executive predicts what 2015 could have in store for contractors and the wider sector
Continuing our look back at the year gone by, here’s a selection of some of the biggest positive news
Our annual review of construction dwells, for a moment, on the sector’s most depressing stories
Who went where?
The people and stories that thrilled us in 2014
Who and what we loved to hate this year
A collection of the best and most regrettable quotes of 2014
The people we bade farewell to in 2014