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Top QS firms clash with RICS over qualification reform

28 August 2014| By Iain Withers

Critics fear proposed changes would ‘dumb down’ the flagship Assessment of Professional Competence

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Lime pozzolan

The advantages of lime pozzolan

19 August 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Lime pozzolan concrete’s environmental and flexibility advantages could make it a revolutionary replacement to conventional concrete types. But the foundations of this ‘new’ material can actually be traced back to ancient history

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Industry opinion

Matthew Jones

Property: Waving a green stick

29 August 2014| By Matthew Jones

Hansom

Hansom: Plastic bricks and mortar

29 August 2014| By Joseph Aloysius Hansom

Sarah Richardson

Beware unconscious uncoupling

29 August 2014| By Sarah Richardson

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Data

Aecom indices

Cost update: Q2 2014

27 August 2014| By Michael Hubbard

Construction output recorded no change compared with the last quarter, while new housing construction is the primary reason for rises in new work output

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Analysis

Scot

Will they stay or will they go?

29 August 2014| By Joey Gardiner

What effects would a ‘Yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum have on the industry?

Mark Davey

Interview: Mark Davey

28 August 2014| By Iain Withers

Defying five years of recession, Winchester-based cladding company Lakesmere has experienced rapid growth in a sector that has seen many UK firms fade away. Managing director Mark Davey reveals how the company beat the downturn

Vectorworks BIM software was implemented during the planning of Moorlands College in Christchurch multi-use teaching and community spaces

CPD 17 2014: BIM for small practices

27 August 2014

As of 2016, all centrally procured government construction projects must implement level 2 BIM. Our latest CPD module, sponsored by Vectorworks, defines levels of BIM

Glasgow School of Art

What did Scotland ever do for architecture?

26 August 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Scotland’s architectural pedigree goes back well before the 1707 Act of Union, and whatever the result of the referendum, its architects will continue to transform the built environment well beyond the bonnie braes of their homeland

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Broadway Malyan Chengdu

Broadway Malyan to design urban district in China

27 August 2014| By David Rogers

Firm to masterplan new urban district in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province

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