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[14 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

“We are now at a point we have never been at before. The industry is standing on a burning platform and all other options have gone. It simply has to change”. Mark Farmer, UK Construction Week 11th Oct 2017.   The Burning Platform Over the last few years the construction industry has seen numerous reports, […]

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[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Around 1,000 news jobs in architecture could be created by 2018 as demand in the sector continues to rise, bdonline.co.uk reports. These figures were released as part of the CITB’s (Construction Industry Training Board) annual Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast. It claims that 46,370 workers will be needed to match industry demand within the next […]

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[17 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new architecture school being launched by a group of industry leaders will give students the chance to cut their training costs in half. The London School of Architecture (LSA) will have no permanent home as part of its drive to reduce overheads and provide more efficient education, with students instead learning onsite with host […]

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Work has begun on a mixed-use development in Copenhagen which will house the Danish Architecture Centre, dezeen.com reports. Parts of the 27,000-square-metre Bryghusprojecktet will be used by the organisation to ‘spread knowledge about architecture and the built environment’. It will feature exhibition centres, conference rooms, a bookshop, café and auditorium. Image source via OMA Due […]

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[2 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

A still-under-construction building in Moscow has robbed London’s Shard of its ‘tallest building in Europe’ accolade, telegraph.co.uk reports. Mercury City – which comprises residential and office space – measures 1,109 feet, according to tower’s developers. That’s 92 feet taller than the Shard, which was completed only a few months ago. Image source The building, which […]

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[30 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

The fascination with creating new contenders for the ‘tallest building on earth’ accolade is showing no signs of diminishing. The world over architects, developers and politicians with lofty aspirations are continuing to create skyscrapers that are a little bit taller than the one before. But does bigger always mean better? And why does size still […]

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[28 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Ah the wind in your hair, that eerie ‘clack-clack-clack’ and then that one, peaceful, silent moment – no backing out now – before you hurtle to the ground at incredible speed. And then, as the experience ends and with your shaky legs you walk (well, try to walk) away, you just want to do it […]

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[13 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

A night under the canvas takes on a whole new meaning if you visit this giant ‘tent’ in Astana, Kazakhstan. Image source Could you?…. window cleaners scaling the walls Image source This is the Khan Shatyr – or ‘Royal Marquee’ – entertainment centre. Inside there’s so many attractions and facilities it’s like a city all […]

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[13 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

If you worked in this building, you could never have the excuse of being late for work. Not only is this incredible $1.8bn skyscraper in Taiwan one of the largest and tallest green buildings in the world – it’s also a giant sundial. Image source The innovative design of Taipei 101 means workers within the […]

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[6 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

There’s no business like snow business and for Colorcoat® the crisp colour of Athena from its Colorcoat Prisma® range of pre-finished steel cladding ensured it got a piste of the action at a new ski resort in Kurasovshchina, Belarus. Image courtesy of Metall Profil® Building that truly reflects its wintry hobby The new sports and […]