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Students from Peru receive the “Water Research Prize” at the World...

GROHE, founding partner of the World Architecture Festival (WAF), sponsors £10,000 prize money for the research prize.

Construction Marketing Awards 2018 Winners Announced

The winners of the 2018 Construction Marketing Awards have been announced, with two companies very much to the fore, taking home eight awards between them!

Government bans combustible materials on high-rise homes

Local authorities to carry out emergency remediation work on private residential buildings above 18 metres which still contain ACM cladding

Not-so-smart: Over two thirds of Brits don’t know what a smart...

Almost 70% of the UK public (68%) do not know what a smart city is or the benefits it can bring

Smoke toxicity of building cladding – new report

New research on the smoke toxicity of building cladding, published by The Fire Protection Association, calls on the government to consider the role that toxicity should play in product approvals.

New App launched to support Construction Workers’ Mental Health

Two construction workers take their own life every working day

New industry task group on net zero carbon buildings launched by...

The task group will develop an industry-led definition for net zero carbon buildings

Cambridge researchers developing self-healing concrete

Microcapsules containing ‘healing’ agents can be added to building materials to allow self-repair of small cracks which develop over time

Winners of British Woodworking Federation Awards 2018 announced

The BWF Awards celebrate the best of UK woodworking

Housing survey reveals 12% affected by mould and damp

Research carried out across more than 300 local authorities in England and Wales has revealed a 12% tenant complaint rate relating to mould, damp and condensation.