Last edited 23 Jul 2019

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Skills shortage

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The built environment can unlock opportunities for skills.

Business planning

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Additionality is a concept applied to activities and projects.

High Pressure Laminate

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Some HPL cladding is very unlikely to adequately resist the spread of fire.


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What a chartered architectural technologist does.


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Building design and construction fees.

Nordic heritage

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The world heritage list has evolved to embrace built, cultural and natural heritage.

Plastic pollution

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The Ocean Cleanup project

Construction contracts

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The various types of bond and when they are used.


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RSHP's Merano wins RIBA accolade.

Construction management


How to differentiate between partial possession and early use.

Auction theory

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Avoiding 'winner's curse' and other useful info.

Fire detection


Developing test methods for video flame/smoke detectors

Social housing

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Waiting for a new deal ...but will funding materialise?


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RSHP celebrates competition win in Paris.

Industry roles

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All about approved inspectors.

Conservation in Germany

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Whilst apparently confusing, German conservation is actually not that different.

Municipal dreams

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The rise and fall of council housing. Book review.


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Drivers of change in global heating markets.


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11 interesting facts about the use and nature of the material.