BRE Teams Up with US Green Building Council
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Partners for a Better Environment UK-based BRE and the US Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced a partnership aimed at making the global built environment cleaner, more efficient and more sustainable. They will work together to encourage buildings and the built environment globally to raise sustainability standards and deliver greater value.

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Apartments on stilts to be built over car park
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The project is looking at new ways of providing homes to people who could not otherwise afford them.

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The Year Ahead For Linden Homes South West | Linden Homes
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Linden Homes South West is starting the year in a strong position and it’s looking like it will be advantageous for homebuyers too.

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How clients can write an EIR to harness BIM and improve H&S
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Critical from the Outset Consideration of health and safety information requirements is critical from the outset of a project. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 place duties on clients, principal designers, designers, principal contractors and contractors to share and use health and safety information.

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Sustainable Urban Drainage (SuDS)
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Flexibility, Compliance & Efficiency In this paper, Gary Morton, head of business development at ACO Water Management (aco.co.uk/cpd) explains the importance of achieving flexibility, compliance and efficiency when constructing sustainable urban drainage systems.

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Vancouver’s most expensive flats … are timber!
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World’s tallest hybrid timber building A 71m-tall timber and concrete building designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban for Vancouver will contain 20 apartments valued at more than $2.4m each – Vancouver’s most expensive. (Read full article)

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