A John Laing-Brookfield consortium has won the contract to build the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct in Western Australia (WA).
The six shortlisted entries for the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize have been unveiled.
Jacobs and the team responsible for building the London Eye have been appointed to manage the construction of the Brighton i360 observation tower.
Tottenham Hotspur’s planned new stadium has taken a major step forward after the government approved a compulsory purchase order (CPO).
Plans for a new £40M bridge across the Thames have been approved by Wandsworth Council.
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
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.
All eyes are on Brazil this month, but it’s Qatar’s migrant labour workforce we should be looking at
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.