Last edited 27 Apr 2017

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Building of the week

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Built over a period of 632 years, Cologne Cathedral is considered one of the world's finest examples of Gothic architecture.


Circular economy

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Here are 5 things leaders can do to create a truly circular economy.


Delays on construction projects

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Find out about the different types of delays on construction projects.


Building an industrial strategy

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ICE responds to the first consultation on the government's industrial strategy post-Brexit.


Unusual building of the week

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An Arc de Triomphe for the late-20th century, the La Grande Arche of Paris.


Changing needs

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Richard Hayward of Legrand asks whether technology could help developers meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population.


Architectural concrete

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The principles, practice and formwork of one of the most important components of modern architecture.


Smart business

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The global smart homes and smart light commercial market will grow fastest in the UK.


Construction contractor

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Have a look at our article explaining the different types of construction contractor.


Disposable Houses

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Futurist Thomas Frey explores the concept of Disposable Housing - could it be a reality sooner than we imagine?


Defects in brickwork

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Do you know all the various types of defects in brickwork?


The Architecture of Neoliberalism

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Review of a book looking at how contemporary architecture found its expression within neoliberal capitalism.


Skills shortage and Brexit

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Amanda Clack, RICS President offers recommendations to government on Brexit and the construction skills shortage.


Why do so many women leave engineering?

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Why do so many women leave engineering? Probably not for the reason you’re thinking.


David Trench - a career in projects

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For over 30 years David Trench was one of the UK's leading project managers. Read about his career through some of his most famous projects.


Fast track construction

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What is fast track construction and how does it work?