Last edited 04 Apr 2020

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New town heritage

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Reminding us what is possible.


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Five signs you are at risk.

Building metabolism

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Biotechnology as it applies to the built environment.

Noisy neighbours

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Stopping sound coming through windows.

The real cost of BREEAM Excellent

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Energy savings quickly payback any small additional capital investment.

Air rights

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Overbuild and air-space developments.

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Wayfinding basics
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A quick introduction to the elements of effective site messaging.

Enterprise asset management

Technology informs procurement and planning practices.

BREEAM guidance

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Designing for durability and resilience.

Planning reform


Do plans to connect infrastructure and housing stack up?

Heritage pubs

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1 minute review of CAMRA’s guide to historic drinking dens.

French new towns

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Their complex heritage remains largely unknown.

Aurora log homes

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Exclusive log cabins on the North Antrim coastline.

Trees and drought prevention


Proactive forestry for strategic water management.

Stuck at home?

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Why not write that article you've always meant to?

Chapel of the Holy Cross

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One of the seven man-made wonders of Arizona.

BREEAM getting started

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A quick step-by-step introduction to the BREEAM process.

History of conservation areas

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First pioneered in the USA and then France.

Building automation controls

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The European BACS market has been showing signs of growth.


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When does something count as a fixture?