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Heathrow Terminal 5

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In the week of the momentous Heathrow decision, we look back at the development and design of T5.

BSRIA Briefing

BSRIA’s flagship event will address performance and wellbeing beyond compliance.


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Young Architects and Developers Alliance launched to build the relationship between the two disciplines.

New BIM standard

BS 8536-2:2016 Design and construction: Code of practice for asset management (Linear and geographical infrastructure).

Off-site goods and materials.

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Paying for off-site goods or materials can be useful, but it puts the client at risk.

Nudge theory and conservation.

People power can be transformative if properly informed and inspired.

Zaha Hadid Architects

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ZHA win competition to build an Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Saudi Arabia.

BRE response to Farmer Review


Leaps, not steps, are needed to avoid a ticking time bomb, say BRE in response to Farmer Review.

Unusual building of the week


A multi-purpose hall in France covered in a translucent orange membrane.

Ilot de l'Octroi

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Winning designs revealed for a rock formation-influenced residential complex in Rennes.

Carbon capture and storage


An article explaining the techniques, regulations and environmental impacts of carbon capture and storage.

The Great British Housing Disaster


Watch one of the first documentaries by the acclaimed Adam Curtis, examining the substandard system building of the 1960s.

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