Last edited 24 Apr 2017

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Tunnel Engineering Exhibition 2017


ICE to host new exhibition offering a window onto the civil engineering achievements beneath our feet.

The Guardian, 24 Apr

Asking prices for homes rise to record average across England and Wales.

Archdaily, 24 Apr

Treepedia - MIT maps and analyses tree coverage in major cities.

Construction Manager, 24 Apr

New managing director of CIOB seeks to strengthen links with grassroots.

CITB, 24 Apr

CITB to fund over a hundred new on-site training assessors.



US museum reveals plans for an installation made entirely of paper tubes.

CIH, 21 Apr

What might an early election mean for housing?

Construction Manager, 21 Apr

Further delays to Hinkley Point could be looming due to industrial action.

The Guardian, 21 Apr

In the midst of a housing crisis, more than 200,000 homes in England lie empty.

Construction Index, 21 Apr

Saudi Arabia pushes forward with 'smart city' initiative.



Tired of the commute? This architecture firm believes the best solution is to take cars underground.

IHBC, 20 Apr

Half of councils yet to publish a Local Plan warns report.

Dezeen, 20 Apr

Snohetta's redesign of Times Square in New York officially opens.

RICS, 20 Apr

The changing face of residential surveying.

Icon, 20 Apr

Tom Dyckhoff asks 'How successful is a city where freedom is only available to those with money to invest?'


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Have your say on the CITB 2018 Levy proposals.

Building Skills for Offsite Construction


CITB publish new report calling for the development of new skills standards for offsite construction.

Tate Modern controversy


Residents of neighbouring building go to High Court claiming viewing platform infringes their human rights.

The Guardian, 19 Apr

In pictures: the utopian modernism of German architect Otto Bartning.

RICS, 19 Apr

Cardigan Castle crowned Channel Four's 'Restoration of the Year' winner.

GCR, 19 Apr

Hyperloop One announces 11 possible route lines for America.

Dynamic response to energy


The UK's energy mix is at a crossroads. How could onsite Dynamic Response cost-effectively help balance the grid?

ICE, 18 Apr

ICE London Air Quality Taskforce wants to hear from civil engineers about air quality issues.

RICS, 18 Apr

How to set up a glamping site.

Construction Manager, 18 Apr

Construction defects found in 71 more schools across Scotland.

Construction Index, 18 Apr

Beijing clamps down on use of coatings and adhesives to tackle air pollution.



Have a look at a new low energy brick that could solve construction's waste problems.