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£3bn plan unveiled by Urban Growth Company for HS2’s Interchange Station

A £3bn plan to create a sustainable new business, leisure and residential centre near HS2’s Interchange Station in Solihull has been launched by the...

Architect confidence on the rise in latest RIBA survey

The RIBA Future Trends Workload Index increased significantly in November, rising to +27 (up from +18 in October), suggesting that confidence levels within the...

SPRA announces new technical committee appointments

The technical committee-chair has been re-elected and the vice-chair is a new post which has been created

Builders ‘bottle it’ to help stop plastic pollution

Roofing and cladding teams will do their bit to tackle plastic pollution while they celebrate owning shares in a local construction company

Human rights compromised by Grenfell-style combustible cladding

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has challenged the government's failure to address risk to life posed by flammable cladding

Are modular homes the answer to the UK’s housing crisis?

The current housing shortage means that the UK needs to build 240,000-300,000 new homes annually until 2030

Call to end the tyranny of cowboy builders

A licensing scheme to crush the cowboys is needed according to the majority of builders

BWF Members’ Day 2018

Discover why and how to ‘build it better with wood’

Bad weather impacts winter construction starts

The construction sector is suffering from its worst winter since 2013, according to the latest figures released today by Glenigan. The value of new work starting...

World Green Building Council sounds the alarm on embodied carbon

Today's report from the World Green Building Council is a seismic shift toward sustainable construction, says Mighty Earth