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RIBA launches knowledge hub on CDM 2015

The RIBA has launched a knowledge hub on CDM Regulations 2015 coming into force 6 April, including architect-centred briefing notes on the main issues and the new role of the 'Principal Designer'.

26 March, 2015
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GLA approves £35m specialised housing fund

Bids will be invited shortly for the £35m second phase of the specialised housing fund managed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) that supports new housing projects for older people and disabled adults.

26 March, 2015
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Now warehouses can be converted into homes

Conversion of buildings used for storage or distribution to residential use will be allowed from next month under the latest changes to permitted development rights.

26 March, 2015
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Design Panel to scrutinise every aspect of HS2 vision

The remit of the 25-strong design panel for HS2 will be all encompassing, from landscape and station design to ticketing and trains, says its newly appointed chair Sadie Morgan, a founding director of dRMM Architects.

26 March, 2015
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Workload Index dips, but only 9% expect drop

The RIBA Future Trends Workload Index fell back slightly in February, giving up three points to stand at +26. However, the vast majority of practices expect workload to stay the same or increase over the next three months, with less than 10% anticipa…

26 March, 2015
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RIBA Wren scholarships for talented Part 2 students

The RIBA and the architects' professional indemnity insurance mutual, The Wren Insurance Association, have launched the 2015 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships to support talented students during the final year of their RIBA Part 2.

26 March, 2015
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Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes published

The RIBA has published 'Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes' developed to help decision-makers in public client organisations get the best possible outcomes when they procure architectural services.

19 March, 2015
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Towers under construction in London soar to 70

The number of tall building planned for London continues to rise, but the number actually under construction has soared to 70. The latest construction figure compares to 45 tall projects on site a year ago.

19 March, 2015
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