The Telegraph: What should we be building today?

Britain needs more homes - but they need to look good and be in harmony with our cities and countryside

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Construction Enquirer: GBV wins UK's largest inland flood defence scheme

A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch will carry out a design and feasibility study for the country's largest inland flood risk scheme on the Thames.

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The Guardian: One rule for the windfarms but quite another for London's peerless skyline

It is right that plans relating to the countryside are carefully scrutinised. But let's accord the same respect to London's incomparable heritage.

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The Construction Index: Berkeley remains most sustainable house-builder

The Berkeley Group has once again been ranked number one among the UK's 25 largest house-builders for its sustainability credentials, despite its deteriorating performance.

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Dezeen: Mobile egg-shaped beach huts installed along a South Korean shoreline

Yoon Space Design has installed eight of the white ovoid pods on a sandy beach in Yangyang-gun, a county in the Gangwon-do province of South Korea. Each of the tiny portable seaside retreats has a floor area of two square metres.

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BBC: UK construction output fell in October

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said output dropped by 2.2% in October from the month before.

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The Construction Index: Arup to design Forth Bridge visitor centre

The six-figure design contract will develop detailed designs for a visitor centre and lift on the North Queensferry side and a facility for bridge walkers on the South Queensferry side.

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The Guardian: 50 years of gentrification: will all our cities turn into 'deathly' Canberra?

The drive to make cities more 'liveable' means parks, plazas and happy pedestrians. But the reality is ever more sterile, identikit cities where public space isn't public at all.

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