An unusual use of radar has enabled surveyors to check the damage to a famous monument, previously hidden underneath its stone cladding.
Research by Alliance and Leicester has revealed that although just two per cent of homes in Britain are bungalows, a staggering third of the population would like to live in one – highlighting the importance of having an attractive roofline solution.
Winners of the annual BREEAM Awards - recognising the best in environmentally-friendly building specification –have now been announced with David Chipperfield’s One Pancras Square and Hopkins Architects’ Brent Civic Centre top of the prize list.
Construction companies are remaining upbeat, despite the upcoming general election, as activity picked up pace again in February.
The Government has announced a new scheme to boost housebuilding – the Starter Home Initiative – that will offer first-time buyers aged under 40 a 20% discount on new build homes.