RICS members’ journal Modus ‘crunches the numbers’ on the challenge the construction industry has to become more circular.
The Royal Town Planning Institute(RTPI) has issued research from across the UK and Ireland into how authorities can measure the outcomes of planning.
The Welsh Government has given the green light and a further £10M to a major new programme that will transform social housing across Wales, boost the economy and open the door to a new Welsh industry: the Optimised Retrofit Programme (ORP).
Culture across the country benefits as Lifeline grants from the latest round of the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund will protect a further 162 heritage sites across the country.
Now the building long touted as a potential home for the Scottish Parliament stands as a symbol of a divided Scottish capital.
One of Britain’s last AA telephone boxes saved
AA Box 161 has now been listed. The telephone boxes were a sanctuary for motorists in distress, but of the hundreds across Britain just 21 remain.
The IHBC has noted that it fails to emphasise the need to carry out appropriate repairs as the vital precursor to installing retrofit measures.
A mapping tool that provides contractors and their suppliers with a central database of local Materials Exchange Platform (MEP) projects to help cut waste by finding a home for unused materials has been launched.
An air raid shelter, a pillbox cleverly disguised as a roofless cottage, a rare Chain Home radar defence tower, and a war memorial have been granted protection.
A planning application has been submitted by Derby City Council to knock down the Assembly Rooms – which has played host to the likes of Elton John, Iron Maiden, Take That, etc.
Their decline and recent revival.
A review of the HES pilot project.
The art of negotiation.
Composition, changes in practice and regional variations.
The line between propping up and reconstruction.
ONS should measure placemaking and its link to productivity.
28 leading bodies set out their vision for the future.
Historic England adds 216 entries to the 'at risk' register.
The recreation of Palmyra’s triumphal arch.
Protecting cultural heritage during armed conflict.
The importance of emergency planning.
The seismic strengthening of historic churches.
The impact Scotland’s dynamic coast has on the historic environment.
Restoring a Jacobean house in Norwich.
Is there hope for the future of the Tayreed beds?
An architect of Liverpool, inspired by historical precedent. 1 min book review.
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