The Telegraph: Big spender: new Chancellor Philip Hammond could splurge on construction

As the old joke goes, if you ask five economists a question, you will get six answers. Yet something close to a consensus has emerged among Britain's number crunchers, forecasters and policy gurus: the government should splurge on infrastructure.

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The Guardian: Could bad buildings damage your mental health?

Research has shown city dwellers are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression - but could individual buildings have a negative impact on wellbeing?

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The Wall Street Journal: The Construction Business Goes Digital

Builders up their game with data-driven design, drone mapping, 3-D printing and more innovations

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BBC: The village building homes for young families

Residents of a picturesque village in Suffolk are going against the adage of "not in my back yard" by overwhemingly voting for a new housing development to be built in the desirable area. There is just one important proviso - at least a third of the houses must be affordable homes for young families.

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The Guardian: Global investment in energy falls but renewables remain strong

Energy investment fell 8% in 2015, reflecting low oil and gas prices, but falling costs and government policy shift spending towards clean energy, data shows.

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The Telegraph: Unearthing the secret revolutionary history of Britain's first garden suburb

Built in 1875, Bedford Park was the world's first garden suburb, inviting the more famous Hampstead, Welwyn and Letchworth to follow its lead.

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