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Time at large


The phrase ‘time at large’ describes the situation where there is no date for completion, or it has become invalid.



The Maldives is under threat from climate change. Read this report from BRE on their potential involvement in the region.

ACM cladding


MHCLG update states there are still 124 private high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding and no remediation plan.

Student resources


Starting a new built environment degree? We have a wide range of resources aimed at students.

ICE Distinguished Lecture

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Former railway chief James Blake says trust and control are key to successful infrastructure projects.

Architectural styles

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Do you know your Rococo from your De Stijl, your Gothic from your Post-modernist?

NHF Summit speech


May outlines a new funding strategy for housing associations and says the 'stigma' of social housing needs to end.

RIBA Plan of Work


RIBA launches a consultation on a new Plan of Work for Fire Safety.

Specification guidance


This article offers some basic rules to follow when writing your next specification.

Glasgow School of Art

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The iconic Mackintosh Building will definitely be rebuilt, board chairwoman confirms.

Modern stonemasonry

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The machinery used to fashion stone has changed dramatically - and so have the products.

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