Viewpoint: At the heart of carbonSubscription
As civil engineers we have a reponsibility to be at the heart of policy making, says Construction Industry Council chief executive Graham Watts
Seeing off the cowboysSubscription
Beating the cowboys has been tried before and it failed miserably.
Can we bring Barcelona's glamour to Britain?Subscription
Architects remain the butt of after dinner jokes (although the QS is catching up fast) and the average architect remains much more poorly paid than other construction professionals. They have survived the Prince of Wales but their traditional role is now under attack from the Treasury.
Graham Watts ICE stands the test of timeSubscription
A bug's lifeSubscription
'Some of the world's most impressive architects are not human.'
On the evening of 3 June I was at the Grosvenor House Hotel celebrating the diversity of innovation within the industry's M&E sector at the 1998 Building Services Awards. That same evening, just a few streets away, the building industry lost a great chunk of its future original thought with the tragic death of Steven Grok.