Designing Buildings Wiki
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Method statement
An introduction to method statements, what they are for, how they are prepared and what they might include.
Featured building

The Rose Museum in Beijing.
Smart motorway

What are smart motorways and how do they work?
Robin Hood Gardens

Haworth Tompkins reveal proposals for the redevelopment of the iconic Brutalist housing estate.
Fit out of buildings

The principles and categories of fitting out.
KODA house

This prototype design for a modular house allows occupants to relocate.
How to waterproof basements
In depth article from the Property Care Association.

Around the web

RICS, 8 Aug

How the property sector can make the most of data and technology.

Construction Manager, 8 Aug

AECOM Vice President talks about the challenges of masterplanning the Olympic Park.

CIC, 8 Aug

First issue of BREXIT Digest published by built environment professionals., 8 Aug

Shale Wealth Fund changed to give more of the proceeds directly to residents.

Construction Enquirer, 8 Aug

High Pay Centre reveals chief executives have received 10% pay rises over the last year.

RIBA, 5 Aug

20 ways to tackle the housing crisis.

The Guardian, 4 Aug

Marine engineer warns that Garden Bridge delays increase the risk of a major incident becuse of the overlap of projects.

UandI, 4 Aug

Installation by artist Peter Liversidge adorns the entrance to UandI's head office.

Construction Index, 4 Aug

Highway contractors on A1 use innovative new cold repaving machine for the first time.

BBC, 4 Aug

Vertigo-inducing glass walkway opens on the side of a mountain in China.

Evening Standard, 4 Aug

London Tube stations to be powered by zero carbon energy generators under pioneering new scheme.

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