Last edited 02 Dec 2016

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Trinity River Park

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Work set to begin on 'one of America's greatest parks', which will be 10 times bigger than Central Park.

CITB, 2 Dec

CITB funds new new initiative designed to stamp out modern day slavery in the construction industry.

NextGeneration, 2 Dec

2016 NextGeneration report published, looking at progress in sustainable housing development.

ICE, 2 Dec

Collaboration planned on geospatial and built asset engineering.

Construction Manager, 2 Dec

Newly formed Clarion Housing Group plan to build 50,000 homes in the next decade.



Bjarke Ingels Group announced as winners of design competition for new residential landmark in Amsterdam.

The Guardian, 1 Dec

Health watchdog says trees may increase air pollution on city streets.

RIBA, 1 Dec

Fee disputes and how to avoid them.

RICS, 1 Dec

What does the future have in store to UK telecoms?

5 Strand


Planning application submitted for major redevelopment on London's Strand.

Construction Manager, 30 Nov

Sadiq Khan confirms that London's affordable housing threshold will be set at 35%.

Arcadis, 30 Nov

'Hard Brexit' could see construction industry miss out on 215,000 workers by 2020.

1 Undershaft


London's latest skyscraper - 'Trellis Tower' - gets the green light.

ICE, 29 Nov

Brexit Infrastructure Group submits evidence to the Exiting the EU Committee.

Environmental Audit Committee

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BSRIA announces support for Commons report calling for the reinstatement of the zero carbon buildings standard.

The solar-powered island


The small island of Tau has switched to solar power.

GCR, 28 Nov

Thai government reveals design for king’s 50m-high funeral pyre.

WELL and BREEAM align


Alignments are announced between two building standards that could save time and costs.