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Parliament

Aecom and Deloitte to report on possible Parliament move

18-Dec-2014 | By

A consortium comprising Aecom, HOK and Deloitte will publish a report next summer on a possible decamp for the UK Parliament.

Victory Arena

Unexploded bombs from Battle of Stalingrad slow 2018 World Cup stadium construction

16-Dec-2014 | By

Construction of the 2018 World Cup stadium in Volgograd, Russia, has been slowed by the discovery of unexploded munitions from the World War II battle of Stalingrad.

Fire

Morgan Sindall to restart fire-damaged Nottingham laboratory

16-Dec-2014 | By

Morgan Sindall will restart working on the University of Nottingham laboratory building which was destroyed by fire in the new year.

Sandcastle video

VIDEO | Construction of world's biggest sandcastle

15-Dec-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Caterpillar equipment has been used to build the tallest ever sand castle.

Proposed Boston Barrier flood defence - looking downstream

Why Boston will wait five more years for its barrier

12-Dec-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

The long-awaited £90M Boston Barrier has finally been approved by the government – but may not start on site for another two and a half years.

Boston Barrier video screenshot

VIDEO | How the £90M Boston Barrier will protect 20,000 properties

12-Dec-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

The Environment Agency has released a video explaining how the recently approved Boston Barrier will protect flooding in the Lincolnshire town.

The big picture

Stadium Australia

VIDEO | Laing O’Rourke to deliver £187M revamp of Sydney Olympic Stadium

Laing O’Rourke has been picked to carry out a £187M (AUS $350m) redevelopment of the Olympic Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Structures features

Leicester Centre for Medicine

Structures: Smart and cool

11-Nov-2014 | By

The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester will be more than six times as energy efficient as its predecessor. Dave Parker reports.

Opinion

Modern high rise development

Can new tall buildings keep up with energy regulations?

10-Dec-2014 | By Andrew Bickerdyke

High rise residential buildings are increasingly being designed and built in the UK, and London leads the way, with around 25 residential buildings of 20 storeys or more under construction and around another 80 with planning consent. Many more are in the pipeline.

Scaffolding

Eurocodes can't satisfy safety alone

12-Nov-2014 | Updated: 30-Oct-2014 | By Barry Johnson

It is often said that temporary works designers need to get to grips with Eurocodes, and there are fundamental differences in the way temporary and permanent works should be designed. But this is too simplistic.

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