Competition launched for new Salford bridge

Architects and engineers from around the globe are being invited to join a competition to build a new pedestrian bridge aimed at opening up some of Salford’s untapped green spaces.

RIBA celebrates best buildings in Europe

Fifty two of the best buildings in Europe have been recognised in the 2013 RIBA National Awards.

'Promenade of Curiosities' for Missing Link

London based Erect Architecture and J&L Gibbons have won a competition to redesign the public area of the Nine Elms project, on the city’s South Bank.

2012 RIBA Stirling Prize to be held in Manchester

On the evening of Saturday 13 October the winner of the 2012 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize, the UK’s prize for the best building of the year, will be announced in Manchester.

Architects become more positive

The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Future Trends Survey for March 2012 has revealed practices are increasingly positive about their future workloads.

Call for homeowners to release their property’s potential by getting expert advice from an architect

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke is calling on homeowners to release their property’s potential by getting some expert advice from an architect through Architect in the House, run by the housing charity Shelter and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 shortlist unveiled

Two museum buildings in Oxford and Berlin, a new art gallery in Rome, a live/work development in Shoreditch and two schools: one a new build in London, the other an extension in Guildford, form the shortlist for the £20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2010.

Whitehaven design competition launched

An international competition to design a £10m mixed-use development next to Whitehaven Harbour in Cumbria has been launched.

Architects still pessimistic

The Royal Institute of British Architects has published the March 2010 results from its monthly Future Trends Survey.

RIBA launches counter-terrorism guide

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched new guidance for architects and planners on designing for counter-terrorism.

Hereford market design competition

The RIBA has been appointed to run a competition for the re-development and regeneration of Hereford’s Buttermarket.

Severn Crossing competition launched

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in the South West with the Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW), and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) have announced an ideas competition to design a potential third Severn crossing for architects, engineers and students studying in those subjects at universities across the region.

RIBA calls for award entries

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for entries for this year's RIBA President's Awards for Research. The deadline for submissions is 7 May 2010.

RIBA Awards: call for entries

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is once again on the lookout for potential RIBA Prize winners.

RIBA calls for new approach to new build housing

Bold new approaches are needed to raise the standard of new-build homes and unlock the “hidden market” for high quality housing in the UK, according to a new discussion paper from the Royal Institute for British Architects (RIBA).

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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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