Castle Calls for Better Productivity – ‘New Build UK’ Chairman urges
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Productivity must be top priority Construction productivity must improve if the industry is to make a success of new infrastructure projects – and Brexit, argues Mark Castle, COO of Mace and Chair of New Build UK. In his view, anyone who has worked in the UK construction sector can’t have missed that we have a […]

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Car Space Micro Apartment – Finnish architect design
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Build Overnight Tikku is a single parking space sized micro-apartment. The Finnish architect, Marco Casagrande of Casagrande Laboratory, claims it can be built in just one night.

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20,000 refugee homes in Kenya – Japanese architect design
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Tokyo architect Best known for his work with low-cost materials like cardboard and shelters for disaster victims, Shigeru Ban has signed an agreement to design up to 20,000 homes for people in the Kalobeyei Refugee Camp in Kenya. His involvement came after hearing of the immense challenges facing humanitarian agencies in providing shelter to tens […]

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Multi-Generational Living – NHBC Foundation 11/07/17
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Growing Trend + Practical Benefits NHBC Foundation’s recent report identifies a growing trend towards multigenerational living, and a range of practical benefits that could have wide resonance with the public. It analyses recent evidence on the scale and character of multigenerational households in the UK, and gives detailed insights from those who have experienced this […]

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