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Construction contractor


Have a look at our article explaining the different types of construction contractor.

Disposable Houses


Futurist Thomas Frey explores the concept of Disposable Housing - could it be a reality sooner than we imagine?

Tunnel Engineering Exhibition 2017


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

Defects in brickwork


Do you know all the various types of defects in brickwork?



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

The Architecture of Neoliberalism

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Review of a book looking at how contemporary architecture found its expression within neoliberal capitalism.

Building of the week


The Great Mosque of Djenne, the largest mud-brick building in the world.

Skills shortage and Brexit


Amanda Clack, RICS President offers recommendations to government on Brexit and the construction skills shortage.



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

Why do so many women leave engineering?


Why do so many women leave engineering? Probably not for the reason you’re thinking.

David Trench - a career in projects

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For over 30 years David Trench was one of the UK's leading project managers. Read about his career through some of his most famous projects.

Property flood resilience


Leading institutes join forces calling for property flood resilience measures to help householders avoid repeat flooding.

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