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Designed and made in Britain?

Campaign aims to stop decline in students taking design and tech subjects at A-level

Making work experience work in construction

As business and school leaders call for work experience to be reinstated, how can construction...

CDM Regulations 2015 - what do schools need to know?

Construction solicitor Alexandra Reid explains how new CDM regulations will impact primary and...

Graduate plays key role in new campus project

Former student at Robert Gordon University takes project manager role for new building

Over 11,000 new classrooms needed by 2024

Scape Group primary school pupil projections suggest that up to 1,600 new schools are needed i...

University award for George Clarke

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has been awarded an honorary degree from the Universi...

What end users really, really want from classrooms

Melanie Laing says the student is the most important person to consider when working on learni...

Thirty percent of construction projects on hold

Barbour ABI finds construction projects put on hold increased by almost a third in 12 months

Opening doors

Heather Duggan tells us what she's learnt from opening two new school buildings

Better buildings make for better students

Study from UWS reveals new secondary school buildings improve learning

BSRIA relaunches information topic guides

BSRIA announces the relaunch of guides with the first release available to download now

Bringing skills to the table

Young carpentry students build bespoke table for community Skip Garden at Kings Cross

Mind the gap

BSRIA releases whitepaper on the 'skills gap' and says schools need to incentivise technical r...

Paying the price to attend top universities

Accommodation for Students releases annual report on the cost of student accommodation

Where are the girls in construction?

Joanne Holmes has spent her entire career working in construction, but the skills shortage is ...

Taking BIM to the next level

Nick Milestone explains the positive impact that BIM will have on today's construction industr...

Sustainable urbanism for students

The College of Estate Management partners with The Prince's Foundation to deliver learning pro...

The benefits of BREEAM

Neelum Mohammed discusses the BREEAM fit-out and refurbishment methodology released last autum...

A purpose built student living crisis on the horizon?

Planning system could constrain growth of higher education sector

Setting the standard

New ISO 9001 edition to be released in September 2015 by BSI

National recognition for student essay

A construction management student has achieved national recognition for her academic work

Strong performance for Watson Batty

Architects celebrate 40 years of working with education sector

Student accommodation: making the grade?

Ian Fletcher, director of policy (real estate) at the British Property Federation lays down it...

Supply and demand

The continuing growth of education sector brings significant opportunities, says Richard Pilsw...

RIBA survey shows growing confidence in staff demand

April 2015 survey shows staffing levels six per cent higher than 2014 equivalent

UPP grows finance team

UPP responds to growing turnover by strengthening Projects Board with appointment of new Finan...

Addressing 'town versus gown'

Kieran Lilley from architects Stride Treglown looks at the issues of integrating PBSA schemes ...

White van man speaks

Protecting the economy is the key political issue for tradespeople, says a study published in ...

Site theft survey results released

Almost three quarters of UK construction workers have been a victim of theft at work, says new...

Diamond jubilee visit for duke

BSRIA is marking its diamond anniversary this year and received a royal visit as part of the c...

Trades deficit

The majority of young people in Britain aren't sure what different roles in the construction i...

Attitudes to drug tests revealed

A new survey has discovered that three quarters of all UK construction workers would welcome o...

You're hired!

Lyndon Wood looks at how to go about hiring an apprentice in the construction industry and the...

Room to grow

Could classroom design make all the difference to pupils' learning? Nicola Yeeles investigates...

RIBA responds to Tory manifesto

Housing, planning, school buildings and flood defence are vital election issues, says the Roya...

RIBA index reveals election uncertainty

In the run-up to the election, architects are anticipating a fall in public sector workload, r...

Play investment benefits analysed

Investment in school playgrounds increases children's physical activity and improves behaviour...

Lawyers advise on PF2

A consortium building 12 new schools has been to helped to steer its way through the governmen...

New schools get Euro backing

The European Investment Bank has agreed to support the building of seven new secondary schools...

Counting the cost of recession

The average construction worker in the UK hasn't taken a holiday abroad in four years, new res...