03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
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Opinion

Opinion

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  • Dramatic changes in student numbers demand fresh thinking about the adaptability and utilisation of university buildings says Simon Rawlinson, of Arcadis.

     

  • Developers need to regain communities’ trust if we are to tackle the housing challenge, says Grosvenor’s Alex Robinson.

  • On hold...

    02 Sep 2019

    As uncertainty reigns, Iain Parker of Alinea explains how businesses are at the mercy of both global and domestic political tensions more than usual. And all we seem to be able to do is wait.

  • With the Government having now officially launched its review into the global economics of biodiversity, UKGBC’s Philip Box and Robert Winch explore the value of nature in the built environment.
  • The impending global threat of climate change has seen a surge in attempts to adopt sustainable practices across a multitude of industries and sectors. The UK construction industry faces the challenge of expanding production whilst making ambitious greenhouse gas emission reductions. We need your help! Can you spare 6 minutes to complete a survey on the use of more sustainable and ‘circular’ building materials?
  • Environmental challenges are ones that our industry should rise to because they will create enormous opportunities for companies and individuals says Ann Bentley, global board director of Rider Levett Bucknall.

  • There may be a lull in the residential market, but the relative inaction due to market uncertainty can’t last predicts Arcadis partner, Richard Jones. 

  • British building regulations need to tighten up so we build better and healthier buildings, explains Will Kirkman, managing director at Ecomerchant

  • We operate in a fragmented industry and we must raise our game. Clear reporting by companies could serve to transparently build up trust
  • Despite a turbulent summer, we shouldn't lose faith in our ability to tackle the climate crisis, argues Green MEP Molly Scott Cato
  • Stephanie Canham considers the changing climate on funding issues for MMC and modular construction

  • Bank of England governor says efforts to reverse global warming will lead to 'major changes' in UK economy

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