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Adam Kahn wins Newlands design competition

Adam Khan Architects has won a RIBA design competition to work on the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Britain’s largest eco-regeneration scheme.

Liverpool 2008 host Le Corbusier exhibition

The life and work of the most famous architect of the 20th century, Le Corbusier, will feature in a major, new international exhibition, which will premiere in Liverpool in 2008, during its year as European Capital of Culture.

Edward Cullinan receives RIBA Gold Medal

The British architect Edward (Ted) Cullinan has received one of architecture's most prestigious prizes, the Royal Gold Medal.

Design competition for Grahame park estate

The RIBA Competitions Office has announced the launch of a selection process on behalf of Choices for Grahame Park, a wholly-owned special purpose vehicle that was set up by the Genesis Housing Group to work in partnership with Barnet Council to deliver the flagship regeneration of the 1,777 home Grahame Park Estate.

Second RIBA Foster scholarship

Following the success of the inaugural travelling scholarship, which funded Ben Masterton-Smith's research topic - the Emerging East: Exploring and Experiencing the Asian Communist City – the RIBA and Norman Foster announce that a second travel grant of £6,000 will be awarded to one student this year, selected from over 100 architecture schools with RIBA validation in the UK and abroad.

British Architectural Library abolishes charges

The British Architectural Library, located at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that members of the public will be able to access the library completely free of charge.

RIBA student awards

The winners of the RIBA President's Medals Student Awards 2007 have been announced.

RIBA research awards

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winners of the annual RIBA President's Awards for Research, which reward and encourage outstanding research in architecture.

Design competition for eco towns

Housing minister Yvette Cooper has confirmed that an ideas competition will be run to set design standards for ten new eco-towns.

LSC and RIBA launch college design website

The Learning and Skills Council (LSC), in association with the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) learning and skills forum, has today launched a website to advise the Further Education sector on the design of its colleges and offer guidance to providers embarking on major capital projects.

RIBA climate change guidance

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled a suite of climate change guidance documents for architects and consumers.

RIBA appoint new fellows

The Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) Council today approved 10 new Honorary Fellowships of the RIBA, to men and women from a wide range of backgrounds, including design, photography and environmental campaigning.

David Chipperfield Architects wins RIBA Stirling prize

The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar, Germany, designed by David Chipperfield Architects has won the 12th RIBA Stirling Prize.

RIBA reveals shortlist for the Manser Medal

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for the Manser Medal. The award is given for the best one-off house or major extension designed by an architect in the UK.

New RIBA President

Sunand Prasad, founding partner of Penoyre and Prasad Architects has taken up his new role as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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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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