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Thursday02 April 2015

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Barbour ABI's March market review is out now

19 March 2015

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for March is now available to download

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How biophilic design brings in human benefits

3 March 2015

Designer, writer and television presenter Oliver Heath says companies should be embracing a design approach that puts the wellbeing of office workers at its core

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Ecobuild seminar highlights: Look who’s talking

2 March 2015

Ecobuild’s seminar and conference programmes will feature more than 400 speakers from industry, government and beyond. Here, some of these experts give a sneak preview of their key messages

Power in the union

Power in the Union

27 February 2015

It seems increasingly possible that the UK will vote to leave the EU in 2017. For many sustainability professionals, this would be a nightmare scenario

Julie Hirigoyen

The shape of things to come

26 February 2015

We can’t predict the future, but we can detect certain trends. Here are four that will fundamentally change the way we live

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Ecobuild 2015 programme preview

24 February 2015

From an election manifesto for construction to the latest in biophilic design, there is something for all tastes at Ecobuild. Andrew Brister picks out some of the highlights

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Get happy: Wellbeing in buildings

23 February 2015

There is a strong body of evidence of the tangible ways that building design can improve wellbeing. Now an increasing number of major clients are realising that this is not just good for employees’ health – it’s good for business. Katie Puckett reports

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for February is now available to download

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Barbour ABI's January market review is out now

22 January 2015

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for January is now available to download

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Move over, Guggenheim

17 December 2014

Missed out on that shortlist? No problem. As Helsinki embarks on its biggest building programme in 200 years the opportunities for architects are far bigger than any single project, Elizabeth Hopkirk reports

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Barbour ABI's December market review

15 December 2014

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for December is now available to download

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Barbour ABI's November market review

24 November 2014

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for November is now available to download

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Home economics

26 September 2014

The recovery is still moving at a slow pace, driven mainly by housing, but August saw a year-on-year increase in construction awards. Michael Dall presents highlights of Barbour ABI’s latest monthly Economic & Construction Market Review, with a special focus on the commercial and retail sector

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Will the Hammersmith 'flyunder' take off?

11 April 2014

The latest tunnel project for west London will need to overcome enormous economic and infrastructural obstacles before it is delivered, says Ike Ijeh

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

‘It’s not just a breathing space, it’s a social space’

4 April 2014

Landscape architect James Corner has created a promenade of public play spaces dotted around the main venues of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ike Ijeh speaks to the designer as the park re-opens to the public

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Custom build: Give us the tools

25 March 2014

Once trumpeted as a way of raising housing output by as many as 50,000 homes a year, custom build was responsible for barely a fifth of that figure last year. So what’s the hold-up and can anything be done to reinvigorate the market?

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Peter Rees: 'I'm a one-off'

24 March 2014

Peter Rees’ 29 years as head of planning in the Square Mile have been nothing if not controversial. In his first interview since announcing his departure, he talks about his legacy of transforming the City

Royal Docks competition: Move the river

On the waterfront: Royal Docks green design competition

3 March 2014

Ecobuild and the Landscape Institute launched a competition for ideas on how to turn the Royal Docks into a green infrastructure space for east London. Thomas Lane reports on some of the top proposals

Edinburgh

Where are architecture’s Bravehearts?

21 February 2014

Talk of independence omits Scotland’s built environment

New dawn for UK architecture and construction

Contractors share architects' optimism

3 February 2014

Construction industry confidence in economy grows

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