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.


Sluishuis

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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

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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

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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

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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

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