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International competition to Design Out Waste

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and the RIBA have launched a new international open ideas competition to identify ways that construction waste can be reduced through design.

Counter-terrorism design win

Peter Hughes was named the winner of an RIBA backed competition for architecture and design students to design a public space to minimise the effects of a terrorist attack.

Roman Baths win RIBA seduction poll

As part of its 175th Anniversary celebrations the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) launched a light-hearted poll to find the nation's favourite 'construction for seduction'.

Architects downbeat on workload

More and more architects believe that their workload will stay at low levels, though there is a slight uptick in overall confidence according to the RIBA's latest Future Trends Survey.

Prince Charles to deliver the RIBA lecture

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that The Prince of Wales will deliver the 2009 RIBA Trust Annual Lecture on Tuesday 12 May 2009.

RIBA call for carbon flexibility

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called upon the Government to implement a more flexible definition of zero carbon buildings.

RIBA awards 14 Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded 14 new Honorary Fellowships.

Worthing pool design competition

The RIBA is launching an Invited Design Competition on behalf of Worthing Borough Council, to seek suitable and innovative solutions for the design of a new swimming facility to replace the town's existing pool complex known locally as the 'Aquarena'.

Warwick Castle best Valentine building

As part of its 175th Anniversary celebrations and to coincide with Valentine's Day, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) launched a poll to find the nation's favourite 'construction for seduction'.

RIBA looks for Valentine building

As part of its 175th Anniversary celebrations and to coincide with Valentine's Day, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is holding a poll to find the nation's favourite building for a date.

RIBA launch trends study

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has commissioned a survey to monitor the employment trends affecting the architectural profession in the downturn.

Straw building courses get RIBA approval

The RIBA has approved a range of courses for sustainable building developed by amazonails, the Yorkshire strawbale building company.

Northampton University shortlist

The RIBA has announced the shortlist in the design competition to plan future developments on the University of Northampton's 14.5 acre Avenue Campus.

National Wildflower Centre shortlist

The RIBA has announced the shortlist in the international competition to design the new National Wildflower Centre in Knowsley.

Extra funding for Foster scholarship

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Foster + Partners has donated an extra £100,000 to the endowment of the RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship, enabling the scheme to run annually.

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Features

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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