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Alastair Smart, Crown Estate

Crown Estate boss steps down

30 January 2015| By Joey Gardiner

Alastair Smart, head of development and project management for six years, has left one of UK’s biggest clients

Lend Lease Chiswick

Green light for Lend Lease Chiswick scheme

30 January 2015| By Iain Withers

Nottingham

Balfour confirms Nottingham office closure

30 January 2015| By Nick Jones

Team E - Bristol Arena design competition

Rival designs for £90m Bristol Arena unveiled

30 January 2015| By Elizabeth Hopkirk

Crossrail Liverpool Street

Crossrail tunnel drive reaches Liverpool Street

30 January 2015| By Iain Withers

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Editor's view

Sarah Richardson

One by one

30 January 2015| By Sarah Richardson

If everyone pitches in, the effort required to breach the skills gap might be smaller than you think

Buildings

Bristol Life Sceinces

Bristol Life Sciences: Split personality

28 January 2015| By Ike Ijeh

Sheppard Robson’s Bristol Life Sciences building comprises a sober street facade that apes Georgian townhouse vernacular; and a dramatic, industrial laboratory elevation that ripples like a giant metallic wave

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Industry opinion

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Hansom: No double-speak here

30 January 2015| By Joseph Aloysius Hansom

Chris Green

Where does blame lie?

30 January 2015| By Chris Green

Jack Pringle

Build well, live well

29 January 2015| By Jack Pringle

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Data

Aecom index series (previously Davis Langdon)

Market forecast: Speed shift

29 January 2015| By Michael Hubbard and John O’Neill

The recovery rolls on with expectations of tender price increases still firm. But a change of pace in activity is expected to emerge this year. Michael Hubbard and John O’Neill of Aecom report

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Analysis

Prepare to be boarded

Prepare to be boarded

30 January 2015| By Joey Gardiner

With the recession over, rising turnover and damaged valuations have left construction firms in a climate perfect for acquisition deals. Are you in a position to grow your business or is it time to sell up?

Careers

BIM: World’s your oyster

29 January 2015| By Joey Gardiner

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?

BS 5534 has been updated to reflect the increase in extreme weather and to align UK practice more closely with European standards

CPD 2 2015: Revisions to BS 5534

26 January 2015

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

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