Last edited 11 Nov 2019

Featured articles and news


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The situation with the insurance of vulnerable properties.

Fire safety

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New standards for homes

The health of a Victorian town

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The redevelopment of Leicester's sewerage system by Joseph Gordon.

United Free Church of Scotland

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A standard design for manses in the Highland districts.

Architecture and design

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The Prairie School style

Sustainable urban Drainage Systems

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Adopting SuDS alongside traditional sewerage infrastructure.


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Choosing the optimal bid strategy.

Historic environment

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New Scottish guide on managing climate change risks.

Designing for the elderly

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Willowbrook Care Home

Property development

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Adding storeys and permitted development rights.

Global development


Why the West has to join the Belt and Road initiative.

Wiring installations


Data cables and the Construction Products Regulation.

Exclusion clauses

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What is the 'contra proferentem' rule?

Engineering design

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Why international standards are so important.

JW Evans silverware factory

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A conserve-as-found approach in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Scotland’s west coast

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New architecture inspired by a familiar vernacular.

Urban design

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Remember Archigram?


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Could a parliament redesign end the Brexit deadlock?

Client briefing

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Benefits of the dynamic briefing approach to building design.

Engineering practice

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Adapting to climate change.

Health and safety


Principles of design risk management (DRM).

The Heritage Alliance

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Inspiring creativity in heritage and the creative industries.

BREEAM ecological value

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Encouraging development on land with limited value to wildlife.

Data privacy


Why GDPR will still be important post-Brexit.