Archive of: Construction

A Broad Church?... Adapting Churches for the common good

02 November 2015

A Broad Church?... Adapting Churches for the common good

Earlier this month the Church of England’s Building review group launched a report on how best to care and use their buildings for the common good giving a set of recommendations. This spawned some interesting articles in the Guardian by Simon Jenkins and Giles Fraser expanding on the potential future uses of Church buildings in England.

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Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

28 September 2015

Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

After years of striving to promote sustainable design in the world of commercial architecture it’s clear to me one of the easiest ways to deliver some winners is to bet on the Trojan horse named value engineering. If you’re offering cost reductions to Clients, Project managers and the team QS you are pushing on an open door right?

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