CABE backs Battersea Power Station plans

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has praised Rafael Viñoly’s designs for the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, supporting both the outline planning and listed building applications.

Cabe backs Paddington Crossrail scheme

CABE's Crossrail design review panel has given its support to Weston Williamson's designs for the Paddington Integrated Project.

New chair of CABE

Paul Finch will be the new chair of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw announced today.

CABE slams London 2012 media centre designs

The government's architecture watchdog has criticised the 'extremely weak' design of the £355m media centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

HCA and CABE pledge to improve design quality

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)has teamed up withCABE today to pledge their joint commitment to increase the design quality of new homes, following the publication of the first national design survey of new affordable housing in England.

Coast towns to get regeneration cash

Coastal towns across four different English regions are to benefit from £12m from the Government's Sea Change programme.

Crossrail design panel named

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has unveiled its design panel for seven new stations as part of the £16bn Crossrail programme.

CABE launches Thames Gateway design pact

Developers need more art

Too much development today lacks imagination and needs the creative, lateral thinking of artists, according to a new report from CABE and Arts & Business.

CABE leads seaside towns regeneration

Blackpool, Dover and Torbay will be the first towns to benefit from up to £4m each for cultural and heritage projects, as part of a £45m programme led by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE).

Cabe champions design competitions

An exhibition opening at New London Architecture in London on 17 January 2008 will show what design competitions can achieve – and that they are one of the best ways to procure well-designed buildings and places.

CABE gives £1.8m to inspire local architecture

Twenty-one architecture and built environment centres from around the country will receive £1.8m funding from CABE over the next two years.

CABE: new housing estates lack community spirit

House builders need to work much harder to create a sense of community on new housing estates, according to a new CABE report.

CABE calls for entries to Building for Life awards

CABE and the Home Builders Federation are now inviting designers and developers to submit schemes for next years Building for Life awards.

CABE leads seaside resort regeneration

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) will lead a government programme aimed at regenerating some of the most run-down seaside resorts in England.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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