Construction industry diary 2014
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31 December 2014. Government published its response to a technical consultation on neighbourhood planning.
2014. 'Building Bulletin 93: acoustic design of schools' section 1 superseded.
22 December 2014, Consultation closed on, An End to Cold Homes - Labour's energy efficiency green paper.
23 November 2014. Consultation closed on controls for traveller development.
7 November 2014. Consultation on Draft housing standards closed.
28 October 2014. Accessible London SPG introduced.
27-31 October. October 2014. IPCC The Synthesis Report will be considered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
24 October 2014. Consultation ends on Flood and Water Management Act.
26 September 2014. Technical consultation on planning closed.
22 September 2014. Consultation for construction industry scheme closed.
12 September 2014. Draft housing standards published.
11 July 2014. Accessible London consultation ended.
15 May 2014. EIA directive amendments came into force.
6 April 2014. Changes to rules on mixed partnerships.
April 2014. Changes to rules on permitted development.
March 2014. NRM3 published.
Featured articles and news
Read about RSHP's British Museum extension which has been shortlisted for the 2017 Stirling Prize.
Read our introductory article to building a house extension.
More updates from DCMS about the large-scale testing of cladding systems and the number of buildings affected.
UandI secure resolution to grant planning consent for major new regeneration project.
IHBC article considers how heritage is dealt with when infrastructure schemes are authorised.
It was the tallest structure in the world for 3,800 years, but to this day the exact construction techniques are a mystery.
Shortlist for the industry's most coveted award announced.
Government responds to Mark Farmer's review of industry, rejecting the call for a levy on clients.
Peter Hansford to examine what wider lessons can be learned from the fire.
Every project is subject to uncertainty. How can construction better understand uncertainty for performance improvement?
MAD Architects reveal their designs for a futuristic campus for electric car manufacturer.
Homebuyers could borrow more with better forecasting of energy bills, according to industry consortium's new report.
Read our introductory article on carbon capture and storage.
Have a look at Frank Gehry's Binoculars Building in Los Angeles.