The Guardian: City of water: architects challenged to reboot Los Angeles

Frank Gehry's plans for the city's river remain under wraps, but in the meantime, the A+D Museum has asked designers to present their visions for the city.


Construction Enquirer: Faslane submarine base to get £500m upgrade

The Government has unveiled plans to spend £500m on upgrading the Royal Navy's flagship submarine base at Faslane over the next decade.

Read more... Barnsley launches UK's largest community rooftop solar scheme

Barnsley residents are being invited to invest in a £10m solar rooftop community energy scheme - the largest of its kind in the UK.


Construction Index: Self-healing concrete trials start

Field trials of self-healing concrete have begun at the Heads of the Valleys highways improvement project in South Wales.


Dezeen: Vo Trong Nghia unveils tree-covered university campus for Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects has unveiled designs for a verdant university campus in Ho Chi Minh City, featuring tree-covered rooftops, balconies and a plant-filled courtyard.


Construction Enquirer: Greenwich cruise liner terminal gets go-ahead

A new cruise liner terminal that will bring thousands of tourists to the capital every year has been given the green light by the Mayor of London's office.