Construction Enquirer: Green light for £100m Sheffield Chinatown

Sheffield city planners have given the go ahead to a Chinese-backed £100m high-rise, mixed-use scheme in Sheffield.

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BBC: Glasgow 2014 construction contracts 'worth £669m'

Construction contracts for major projects related to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games amounted to £669m, according to city officials.

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The Retail Bulletin: Foyles to open in Grand Central Birmingham

Foyles, the independent bookshop chain, is to open a new branch at Grand Central Birmingham, the city's new £150 million retail destination.

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Evening Standard: £800m development 'will kill the soul of Shoreditch'

A battle for the "soul of Shoreditch" is being fought in the heart of the East End's most vibrant community, according to campaigners opposed to an £800 million development.

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edie.net: MPs urged to back Zero Carbon Homes

MPs have been urged to back new amendments to the Infrastructure Bill which would beef up carbon emissions standards for newly built homes.

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Dezeen: White rooftops turn red during emergencies at retirement home by Guedes Cruz Architects

Fifty-two white-topped cubes make up the residences of this retirement home near Lisbon by Guedes Cruz Architects, but a roof turns bright red if someone inside sounds the alarm.

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Construction Index: Theatre architect taken over

The architect behind some of the UK's most prominent arts and entertainment venues is under new ownership.

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BBC: Infrastructure in focus

Pictures from the inaugural Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) photographic competition.

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