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Mace wins £400m BBC TV transformation job

17-Sep-2014 | By

Mace has been selected by developer Stanhope as preferred construction manager for the redevelopment of the BBC Television Centre in West London.

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Crossrail firms primed for new work as performance improves Video

17-Sep-2014 | By

Crossrail’s contractors have boosted their chances of winning major infrastructure deals, according to its chief executive, as new figures showed improved performance among firms on the scheme.

United House merges with Bullock Construction

United House and Bullock Construction merger to create £300m turnover firm

16-Sep-2014 | By

United House is merging with Bullock Construction in preparation for a “major” expansion in its private residential business.

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Just over a week until Tenth Anniversary Cooling Awards!

16-Sep-2014 | By

Tension is countinuing to mount with just over a week to go until the biggest event in the industry calendar, the Cooling Industry Awards is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary in style.

The Norwegian Folk Museum. Image by Hofi0006

Competitions: editor's pick 12.09.14

11-Sep-2014 | By

Upgrading Norway’s folk museum, a theatre redevelopment for Manchester Metropolitan University and a public realm scheme in Kessington. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Aecom boss uses feminism to stamp out ignorance

9-Sep-2014 | By Ruby Kitching

Aecom chief executive for Europe Steve Morriss has declared himself a feminist, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to support NCE’s engineering equality campaign.

The RAF Museum in Hendon, north London. Image by Roger Davies

Competitions: editor's pick 05.09.14

4-Sep-2014 | By

Upgrading the RAF Museum, a new health centre in Dulwich and the interior fit-out of Washington DC’s science fiction museum. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Newcastle University. Image by Sarah Cossom

Competitions: editor's pick 29.08.14

28-Aug-2014 | By

Newcastle University’s new teaching centre, a self-buil design contest and the 2014 Schindler Award. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Competitions: editor's pick 22.08.14

21-Aug-2014 | By

A design contest for St Petersburg Pier, a new visitor centre at St Albans Cathedral and regenerating Rome’s Malagrotta landfill. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Bristol Arena artist impression. Image courtesy Bristol City Council

Competitions: editor's pick 15.08.14

14-Aug-2014 | By

Bristol’s new indoor arena, masterplanning Moscow’s riverfront and rethinking vacant plots in New Orleans. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions