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About Michael Brooks
Former editor of Designing Buildings Wiki.
Michael Brooks is the former Editor of Designing Buildings Wiki. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, and worked for Laing O'Rourke on the Manchester Metrolink project. Since 2012 he has worked in the publishing industry; as Publishing Officer for the Energy Institute and then as Product Manager specialising in construction industry publications for Forum Business Media.
Michael is also an enthusiastic writer, having published a number of freelance pieces and interviewed several notable figures including the esteemed academic Noam Chomsky and the writer Will Self.
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Two new research reports published by APM.
50% off APM Associate membership for Designing Buildings users.
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In brief with further links.
A definitive book on a pioneer of green architecture.
Using heritage as a catalyst for reviving historic centres.
Declaration prioritising sustainable urbanisation adopted.
Some brief words about the actuator.
After 34 years at the Institute.
To support the next generation of engineers.
CIAT reporting from the Competition and Markets Authority.
Making sustainable construction number one priority.
Interview with ECA CEO.
Many provisions came into force on June 28, 2022.
With room to expand.
Refurbishment, Energy Efficiency, Indoor air and process.
Why building acoustic considerations must be non-negotiable.
Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) is one example.
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Real estate, place adaptation and innovation.
Review and comment on the revised draft before July 11.
Write about something you know, help us build and grow !
A blended event and triumphant return.
Mark Reynolds succeeds Andy Mitchell as Co-Chair of CLC