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About Michael Brooks
Editor of Designing Buildings Wiki.
Michael Brooks is the 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.
Featured articles and news
From the decorative to the utilitarian, and from the photographed to the forgotten.
New BRE book considers the progression from project-based knowledge creation to whole-life urban knowledge management.
This CIOB article explores the concept of value in building design and construction.
BREEAM and Measurabl announce integration to improve the financial performance of commercial real estate.
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' release new images of soon-to-open 3WTC tower in New York.
A document can be called a bond or a guarantee. Does the name matter and what is the difference between them?
New briefing note is launched focusing on increasing knowledge of housing that promotes health and wellbeing.
Arbitration is a private, contractual form of dispute resolution used in the construction industry.
The European Parliament has approved a revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive.
One in six MPs supports the ring-fencing of retentions as proposed in the 'Aldous Bill'.
A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in the process or outcome of a construction project.