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Perth stadium

John Laing-Brookfield team to develop new Perth stadium

18-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

A John Laing-Brookfield consortium has won the contract to build the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct in Western Australia (WA).

London Aquatics Centre

IMAGES | RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 shortlist

17-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

The six shortlisted entries for the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize have been unveiled.

Brighton i360 Tower

London Eye team reunited for 165m-high Brighton tower

16-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Jacobs and the team responsible for building the London Eye have been appointed to manage the construction of the Brighton i360 observation tower.

Tottenham's new 58,000-seat stadium gets Pickles approval

14-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Tottenham Hotspur’s planned new stadium has taken a major step forward after the government approved a compulsory purchase order (CPO).

Nine Elms bridge options

£40M Nine Elms bridge gets approval

8-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Plans for a new £40M bridge across the Thames have been approved by Wandsworth Council.

Belo Horizonte collapse

Probe starts after Belo Horizonte bridge collapse

8-Jul-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

An investigation into the causes of the flyover collapse that killed two people in Belo Horizonte, Brazil last week should be completed by early August, the contractor has said.

The big picture

Canary Wharf Crossrail station

Canary Wharf Crossrail station landmark

Canary Wharf’s Crossrail station has taken shape with completion of the external structure.

Structures features

New Zealand innovation:  The timber structure of the  Merritt building in Christchurch

Structural timber: Technical growth pays off

4-Jul-2014 | By Dave Parker

Engineers are responding to advances in structural timber with some imaginative designs, as Dave Parker reports.

Opinion

Andrea Charlson

How sustainable are modern materials choices?

19-Jun-2014 | By Andrea Charlson

The properties of glass allow us to be protected from the elements, while still having a connection to the world outside. It is loved by architects and letting agents alike. However this desire for light and views has been taken to the extreme with whole buildings becoming completely transparent. 

Jill Wells

All eyes are on Brazil this month, but it’s Qatar’s migrant labour workforce we should be looking at

1-Jun-2014 | By Jill Wells

In readiness for the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022, construction is well underway. Qatar depends on migrant labour from poor countries for its construction workforce and many reports have documented instances of abuse. Most blame the kafala (sponsorship system) and several call for it to be abolished.  

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