Last edited 20 Jul 2019

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Nordic heritage

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The world heritage list has evolved to embrace built, cultural and natural heritage.

Plastic pollution

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The Ocean Cleanup project

Construction contracts

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The various types of bond and when they are used.


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RSHP's Merano wins RIBA accolade.

Construction management


How to differentiate between partial possession and early use.

Auction theory

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Avoiding 'winner's curse' and other useful info.

Fire detection


Developing test methods for video flame/smoke detectors

Social housing

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Waiting for a new deal ...but will funding materialise?


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RSHP celebrates competition win in Paris.

Industry roles

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All about approved inspectors.

Conservation in Germany

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Whilst apparently confusing, German conservation is actually not that different.

Municipal dreams

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The rise and fall of council housing. Book review.


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Drivers of change in global heating markets.


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11 interesting facts about the use and nature of the material.


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Will politicians ultimately fail to tackle Britain's structural challenges?


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How self-certification can save time and money.

Fire safety

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CIBSE updates Fire Safety Engineering guidance.

Water performance

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EA finds England's water companies are simply unacceptable.


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1 Undershaft will be the City's tallest skyscraper.

Creative planning


Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission's interim report published.

Big data


Creating a safer world through better use of data.

Construction management

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Acceleration of construction works.

CEEQUAL version 6

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The CEEQUAL and BREEAM Infrastructure methodologies merge.

Brexit and heritage research

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Funding for future research programmes remains uncertain.