Construction industry diary 2014
This is an archive of key events in the construction industry in 2014, such as changes in policy, legislation etc. The oldest items appear last.
For current and future events see Construction industry diary.
For the 2015 archive see Construction industry diary 2015.
31 December 2014. Government published its response to a technical consultation on neighbourhood planning.
2014. 'Building Bulletin 93: acoustic design of schools' section 1 superseded.
22 December 2014, Consultation closed on, An End to Cold Homes - Labour's energy efficiency green paper.
23 November 2014. Consultation closed on controls for traveller development.
7 November 2014. Consultation on Draft housing standards closed.
28 October 2014. Accessible London SPG introduced.
27-31 October. October 2014. IPCC The Synthesis Report will be considered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
24 October 2014. Consultation ends on Flood and Water Management Act.
26 September 2014. Technical consultation on planning closed.
22 September 2014. Consultation for construction industry scheme closed.
12 September 2014. Draft housing standards published.
11 July 2014. Accessible London consultation ended.
15 May 2014. EIA directive amendments came into force.
6 April 2014. Changes to rules on mixed partnerships.
April 2014. Changes to rules on permitted development.
March 2014. NRM3 published.
Featured articles and news
In the week of the momentous Heathrow decision, we look back at the development and design of T5.
BSRIA’s flagship event will address performance and wellbeing beyond compliance.
Young Architects and Developers Alliance launched to build the relationship between the two disciplines.
BS 8536-2:2016 Design and construction: Code of practice for asset management (Linear and geographical infrastructure).
Paying for off-site goods or materials can be useful, but it puts the client at risk.
People power can be transformative if properly informed and inspired.
ZHA win competition to build an Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Saudi Arabia.
Leaps, not steps, are needed to avoid a ticking time bomb, say BRE in response to Farmer Review.
A multi-purpose hall in France covered in a translucent orange membrane.
Winning designs revealed for a rock formation-influenced residential complex in Rennes.
An article explaining the techniques, regulations and environmental impacts of carbon capture and storage.
Watch one of the first documentaries by the acclaimed Adam Curtis, examining the substandard system building of the 1960s.