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Two great new articles from construction lawyer Najma Dunnett.
What is in a name? Is it a bond or a guarantee? Does it matter and what is the difference between them? Important questions for contractors and consultants in these tough times when faced with giving bonds or guarantees, or both. Read more…
Atkins sought to challenge the decision of an arbitrator who found in favour of the Secretary of State for Transport in determining whether Atkins was entitled to claim additional payment for remedying an excessive number of potholes beyond the number it had included as part of its lump sum contract. Read more…
Featured articles and news
With a new government consultation underway, ICE look at creating a smarter, more flexible energy system.
International Ethics Standards Coalition publishes first set of ethics principles for built environment professionals.
British Antarctic Survey announces research station is to relocate 23km due to growing crack in the ice shelf.
A great example of mimetic architecture with the Fish Building of India.
Could e-bikes be a solution to congested and polluted urban centres?
Government publishes details of £500bn investment pipeline in infrastructure, described as the 'most comprehensive ever'.
Top of new skyscraper trimmed down by 30m to avoid interfering with City Airport flights.
A new concept unveiled to tackle the lack of sports facilities in inner cities.
'Open hand' designs revealed for a new entertainment complex in China.
Modernist architecture and its many international variations explained.
Work set to begin on 'one of America's greatest parks', which will be 10 times bigger than Central Park.
One of our most popular articles - RSHP's Mike Davies writes about the concept design process.