Construction of the stadia Russia plans to use for the 2018 World Cup is “ahead of schedule”, according to a delegation from FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association) which has visited four host cities over the past week.
A US$2m (£1.25M) prize is being offered for design ideas which will allow taller wooden buildings to be constructed.
The winners of an ‘engineering selfies’ competition, aimed at promoting the profession in London, have been announced.
The Wikihouse open source construction system was recently put to the test in central London. Dave Parker reports on how the team of volunteers got on.
The cost of the Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) have been cut by £50M from the previous estimate made in 2013.
The big picture
Dutch architecture practice Observatorium has built a timber structure on the 2012 Olympic Park that replicates an old lock keepers’ cottage that once stood on the east London site.