Last edited 16 Jul 2018

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Rights to light

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A right to light generally refers to the right to receive sufficient light through an opening.


Electromagnetic fields

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Interference and compatibility - the effects of electromagnetic fields in the workplace.


Local listing in Leicester

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A survey of Leicester’s historic buildings resulted in local listing being taken more seriously.


Demolition

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Demolition is the most high risk activity in the construction sector. Read our introductory article here.


Social value of infrastructure

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Do we really know everything important about the impacts of our infrastructure projects? And if we don’t, does it matter?


Environmental plan

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An environmental plan is an essential tool for setting and managing environmental objectives for a project.


St Basil's Cathedral

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It's featured prominently as the backdrop to the World Cup coverage - read about the most iconic building in Russia.


Sustainable construction

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How to anticipate EU policy for sustainable construction - the view from Spain.


Cracks in buildings

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Buildings are moving all the time but if they are unable to accommodate this, cracking is likely to occur.


St James’s Priory

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Bristol’s oldest building still in everyday use.


Social vs environmental sustainability

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When it comes to infrastructure, are opportunities being missed that could create lasting value for all stakeholders?


CIne building - case study

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Norvento HQ achieves the highest score in BREEAM ES. Read about its energy-efficiency measures here.


Value management

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This article examines a number of the techniques commonly used for value management in construction.


Empty housing in London

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New 20-min documentary explores the history and reasons behind London's empty housing problem.