03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
Tue & Wed 10:00 – 18:00, Thu 10:00 – 16:00



  • Head of Communications and Policy Julia Hawkins spoke to Sky News yesterday about the Committee on Climate Change's damning new progress report. Here she gives her thoughts on how real progress can be made at home
  • The recent launch of an open-source app to facilitate early planning for using offsite systems is a thoroughly modern solution that should help drive a modern way of working.

  • Josie Rothera explains why industry needs to focus on lifelong learning, engagement and diversity to tackle the skills gap. 

  • Make it simple, stupid

    01 Jul 2019 Iain Parker, partner, Alinea

    Collecting information has never been easier, but it’s all a bit pointless unless we have clever and effective ways to turn it into insights, then user-friendly information.

  • How to make planning a cause célèbre

    01 Jul 2019 Elizabeth Hopkirk, Assistant Editor, Building Design

    Ordinary people are clueless about the faults of our planning system. We have to find a way to engage them.

  • Inadequate housing supply and poor-quality homes are a problem that in the 21st-century we should be able to solve
  • For instance, product manufacturers must provide easily comparable information so design teams can make informed decisions, says Andrew Mellor
  • The latest output figures show Brexit is hitting construction hard, as projects get parked in the face of unpredictability around costs and demand
  • We've hit a breakthrough moment in climate change - the buildings sector must not squander it, argues John Alker of the UK Green Building Council
  • On 23 May, Lewis Knight will be helping to deliver One Planet Living training for SMEs in Oxfordshire. He explains why the sustainability framework can help create innovation
  • More emphasis should be made on the whole-life benefits of major infrastructure projects than cost, says a new ICE policy report.
  • Will new-builds be banned from connecting to the gas grid?

    13 May 2019 Paul Steen, associate director, Ramboll

    How feasible is the Committee on Climate Change’s recommendation?

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