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Developers sidestep affordable housing commitments

Developers sidestep affordable housing commitments

A new policy that enables housing developers in the UK to step around affordable housing commitments has come under fire. News that housing developers are...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance warns that a £500,000 – £875,000 tax saving opportunity...

The Autumn Statement of 3rd December 2014 confirmed what had already been announced in the March 2014 Budget - a temporary increase in the...
The Party Wall compensation trap

The Party Wall compensation trap

Chairman of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors (FPWS), Alex Frame, provides advice regarding underpinning and a compensation trap to avoid. I have always advocated...
BIM for clients – an EIR is key

BIM for clients – an EIR is key

Karen Alford, BIM Project Executive at the Environment Agency discusses what is essential for a client who is implementing BIM in their organisation. The Environment...

PBC Today January 2015

Planning policy has seen a great deal of change since the Coalition government took over the political reins. But as general election fever heats...

Damage and the Party Wall Act

When damage is done through party wall building activities, the Party Wall Act can sometimes not cover the issue. Sara Burr, Chair of The...
Planning for SuDs

Planning for sustainable drainage systems

Sam Ibbott, Deputy Public Affairs Director at Environmental Industries Commission examines the latest government consultation on SuDs and the new approach of delivering it...

Active Roofs and Facades in Sustainable Renovation

The Nordic Built “Active Roofs and Facades” project is supported by Nordic Innovation allowing for strong development of leading Nordic competences in the area...

Building control in 2015

Paul Wilkins, Chair of the ACAI outlines what 2015 has in store for the building control sector… January 2015 sees the end of my year...

The BIM journey – Begin with the end in mind

It has often been said that every journey starts with a single step. We at Quadra Solutions, believe that every journey starts with a...

The technology behind BIM

In matching the challenges and opportunities that BIM presents, Autodesk discuss the available software to satisfy the requirements for a successful project. The introduction of...
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The fundamental building blocks of BIM

The Government mandate to achieve BIM Level 2, on publicly procured projects, by April 2016 is edging ever closer. Organisations involved in the design, construction...

PROFILE: 21st Century BIM: Virtual Education Solutions

South West College is situated in a largely rural area of Northern Ireland, covering two counties with five separate campuses. It has recently been...
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BIM and the golden thread

GREG DAVIES, Operations Director at Concerto, discusses their integrated asset management solution, their on-going commitment to Government Soft Landings and his thoughts on ‘the...

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