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  • Liverpool is setting up a Station Commission to oversee delivery of a planned new £6bn station in the city centre connecting to HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse Rail network. Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayo ...
  • The Guinness Book of World Records has announced that the United Arab Emirates has built the world’s longest steel arch bridge, with a length of 32.7 metres. The Shammal Bridge is based in Ras Al Khai ...
  • A group of tradesmen from all over the country got together to renovate a sick teenage boy’s house. Alfie is 16 and lives with his siblings and parents in Ashford, Middlesex. He is suffering from Neur ...
  • HS2 Ltd is now recruiting new apprentices to help build the new high-speed railway. The next generation of engineers, project managers, designers, architects and geologists are playing their part in t ...
  • Women are grossly underrepresented in skilled manual construction roles. Neil Gerrard asks what can be done to boost the number of ‘women on the tools’. Nowhere is it more obvious that women are under ...
  • The Minister for Housing and Local Government announced a £35M fund to build innovative new homes in Wales. Minister Julie James visited Swansea Council’s Colliers Way development to announce the fund ...
  • The Environment Agency has published new evidence which will help it plan for flood and coastal risk up to 2065. The new study uses climate change, population and mapping data to set out future flood ...
  • Technology company Trimble has unveiled a high-tech hard hat that lets workers see holographic models overlaid on real structures being built. Called the “Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2”, it follows the ...
  • Sharply pointed roofs and blackened wood cladding characterise these treehouses that Peter Pichler Architecture has designed for a mountain forest in the Dolomites of northern Italy. The Milan-based s ...
  • Further details have been revealed of a £6.5m R&D project that aims to modernise house-building. The project was one of last month's winners of a pot of government funding.  The Construction Scotland ...
  • After a generation in the doghouse, concrete is more fashionable than ever. So why don’t we take better care of our brutalist architecture? Love it or loathe it, concrete is everywhere. It is not only ...
  • Scottish Power has announced a £2bn investment plan for this year, including installing battery storage for UK wind turbines and charging points for electric vehicles. It said that the spending of up ...
  • Machine technology and a zero-waste policy are boosting efficiency on a major housing development in Oxfordshire. David Taylor reports. The post-recessionary boom in house-building has proved a godsen ...
  • An innovative new show for the concrete and associated industries Concrete Expo presents a fantastic opportunity to take full advantage of an exciting new event for the concrete industry, whilst also ...
  • The Norwegian parliament (Stortinget) has started research into submerged floating tube bridges to be used along the E39 Coastal Highway Route between the cities of Kristiansand and Trondheim in West ...
  • The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living series features a sustainable 3D-printed house made with soil and agricultural waste. Italian 3D-printing technology developer WASP, built the house t ...
  • Leeds City Council and building contractor United Living are proposing to build what they claim will be the UK’s largest modular council housing development. A planning application for a fully modular ...
  • College chiefs are warning that a lack of funding could undermine plans for construction T levels. The qualification will be equivalent to an A level and is designed to encourage a whole new generatio ...
  • Europe's highest load test ever conducted on a test pile has taken place in the City of London. A 5,000-tonne load test was specified for the future main build structure of the new 21 Moorfields build ...
  • Research to create an ‘extreme eco tent’ that is set to be tested in Antarctica could also influence the future design of buildings in Scotland, according to Heriot-Watt University. The tent made from ...
  • What is claimed to be the world’s largest 3D printed concrete bridge has opened in Shanghai. The 26.3m long bridge, which spans a canal in Shanghai's Baoshan District, was built by a team led by profe ...
  • It rightfully feels incongruent that plastic waste litters the shores of the Island of the Gods and dirty energy feeds its needs. While ‘green’ hospitality might be creeping into Bali’s tourism indust ...
  • One of the UK’s leading architects has called for public money to be invested in housing in Africa to help solve the UK’s housing crisis. Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, who designed Waterloo Station’s interna ...
  • The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said that housing developers are “consistently ignoring” its advice on fitting sprinklers. According to a new report by the London Fire Brigade, an audit of purpose-b ...

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