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New garden cities will ease the UK housing crisis

Industry experts respond to Queen's Speech construction announcements

The UK government's commitment to efforts to ease the housing crisis in a sustainable, low-carbon manner has been welcomed by analysts at leading real estate group CBRE, who urged industry focus
Green building must be seen as a sound investment

The benefits and challenges of green building skyscrapers

For the occupants of high-rise buildings and other large places of business to embrace the green trend, the long-term financial and social benefits must be made clear to counteract the instinct for short-term profit
Van Oord secured the Gemini contract

Van Oord to build €1.3bn Dutch offshore windfarm

Gemini, one of the world's largest offshore wind projects, will supply renewable energy to 785,000 households starting from 2017, as Holland seeks to increase the share of renewable energy
Skanska adds Creechurch Place to its portfolio

Skanska to build distinctive Creechurch Place in London

Skanska has been awarded a £95 million commercial contract to build Creechurch Place in the City of London by leading UK property developer Helical Bar
Fulston Manor

Morgan Sindall delivers highly sustainable school infrastructure

The contractor has delivered the new building for the Fulston Manor school, with many green and energy-saving features to create an excellent learning environment
EU works to add value to green buildings

EU project examines how to put value on green features in buildings

The project was launched to analyse how energy performance and other green features of buildings can be better integrated into the property valuation process
Armstrong Point, the zero energy-cost business park

The UK's first zero-energy cost business park is a sustainability champion

Innovative green technologies at Armstrong Point in Wigan will allow its tenants both to lower their carbon footprint and save 100 percent on energy costs
Brundtland Building - Bedford College

Morgan Sindall delivers UK's first BREEAM 'Excellent' education building refurbishment

The project comprised the refurbishment of a 1960's education building into a low carbon facility including seminar and meeting spaces to support local sustainable community and industry initiatives
Construction will lead the climate change fight

Sustainability: How construction can help meet the legislative requirements

In the coming years, new laws will give contractors more responsibility in the battle against climate change
Formablok makes use of leftover cement

Cementing sustainability

Construction Digital examines a new product aimed at tackling the concrete wastage problem and providing a simple and efficient way to make use of leftover product

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