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  • 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 ...
  • SOM has revealed their design for the world’s first floating eco-park along the Chicago River. Called Wild Mile Chicago, the project is sited between Chicago and North avenues along the east side of G ...
  • 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 ...
  • Calor’s latest CPD course, on the benefits of its BioLPG fuel for new homes based off the mains gas grid, has been accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
  • Ctrl Hub could streamline a number of processes and reduce NGN’s exposure to its supply chain. Every element of which was then carried out entirely by spreadsheet and paper forms.   
  • Survey reveals shocking use of plastics and packaging in construction 18 February 2019: The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its industry-wide campaign ‘Spotlight on...plastics and packagi ...
  • A BOOM in construction jobs fuelled a 50,500 surge in the numbers at work in Ireland last year. But employment in the building industry has not bounced back to Celtic Tiger levels. New figures reveal ...
  • A detailed analysis of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, with or without a deal, has shown that it will have little or no impact on UK construction, Laing O’Rourke has determined. The analy ...
  • 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 ...
  • he LAGI 2019 competition offers designers and creatives the opportunity to re-imagine energy infrastructure and demonstrate the beauty of a 100% renewable world. The latest challenge from the Land Art ...
  • 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 ...
  • Geberit Mapress is a shipshape solution for Parkol  marine engineering 
  • The newly updated Faus brand of premium laminate flooring now includes fashionable herringbone and chevron planks, elegant parquet stone and industrial-style concrete and cement tiles as part of its d ...
  • A group of leading female industry figures has begun a ’day of action’ in protest at the lack of women awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal. The Part W collective, which includes architect Sarah Wigglesw ...
  • 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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