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Gleeds seeks legal advice over pension liability ruling

24 April 2014| By Iain Withers

Consultant considers suing former pension adviser after judge suggests liability could increase by £45m

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Editor's view

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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

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How to be cool: Tackling overheating in UK homes

22 April 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Overheating in homes is set to become an increasingly urgent issue, especially in the capital, as global temperatures rise. With energy legislation demanding that buildings become ever more airtight, what is the best way for designers to respond?

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Industry opinion

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Scottish independence would be madness

24 April 2014| By Steven Barker

Chris Tinker

Help to Buy: Keep up the support

23 April 2014| By Chris Tinker

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O women, where art thou?

23 April 2014| By Sean Tompkins

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Market forecast: Rebound on track

23 April 2014| By Michael Hubbard

Although Q1 2014 saw output and price levels taper off, the overall direction of the industry remains encouraging, especially considering its supply and skills constraints

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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?

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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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Berkeley submits plans for 73-storey Docklands tower

23 April 2014| By Vern Pitt

Foster + Partners-designed scheme will deliver 900 homes

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