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Architectural Design  

Designing for the Third Age

Book release: Architectural Design: Designing for the Third Age

This issue highlights how architecture needs to rise to the challenge of a demographic revolution, and redefines architecture for a generation of 'Active Agers'
Balfour Beatty's Steve Marshall

Balfour Beatty boss quits ahead of dismal profits report

Delays in some of its major building projects is expected to be revealed as the reason for a shortfall in profits which has prompted the chief executive to quit
The petroleum jetty project will take a year to complete

BAM Group to build petroleum jetty in Sierra Leone

The European and South African construction companies have won the contract for the EPC of a petroleum jetty in Freetown and expect to complete the project by summer 2015
Beijing National Aquatics Centre

[Infographic] Stadiums of the world

This infographic, provided by Banagher Precast Concrete Limted, shows off some of the world's most beautiful stadiums
2014 winner, Big Urban Project

Paojiang Lake wins MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Projects Big Urban Project Award 2014

The award went to the design by architect Paul Lukez, who in collaboration with an international team of contributors, sought to create a project of a series of parks, representative of the five elements
Centrally procured projects must achieve L2 BIM by 2016

BIM and its effects on the construction industry

A construction management company discusses the future of Building Information Modelling, looking at the new government targets and what the technology holds for the sector
Integrated 2D quantification

Autodesk releases 2015 suites for building and civil infrastructure industries

The release responds to user-requests to deliver hundreds of refinements, with cleaner, easier user interfaces; more flexible data handling; and enhanced design and engineering
Trimble releases Sketchup 2014

Trimble releases SketchUp 2014

The latest release of the popular design software features an expanded 3D warehouse and new tools to support BIM workflows, improving the ability to create, access, share and collaborate on 3D models
Designing for the Third Age

AD and Bouygues announce competition results

The architectural magazine and construction group have confirmed the winners of the 'Architecture and the Third Age' competition, open to students and aimed at encouraging innovative ideas around housing and lifestyle from a new generation
Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Skanska wins £165 million UK hospital contract

A hospital in the historic city of Cambridge, UK, is relocating to a medical education and treatment campus, with the contract to build the new site awarded to Swedish Skanska


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