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Scottish government won’t investigate Mackintosh Building fire over high costs

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The Scottish government has rejected calls for a public inquiry into the two blazes that devastated the Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art, which was ravaged by fire in 2014 and again in 2018.

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Winning designer of Canada’s Afghan War memorial sues government for bid slight

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million contract to design a new memorial to Canadian military veterans of the war in Afghanistan from a Montreal-based studio that was replaced by the government has prompted a lawsuit by its architect. The winning bid for a $3.5

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British AEC groups urge government action on embodied carbon regulations

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We now need urgent action from the next government to deliver a greener future that we deserve.” RIBA President Muyiwa Oki said: “Our message is clear — embodied carbon regulation is critical to reaching net zero. As built environment professionals, we understand our duty to reduce emissions and have been leading the charge.

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Your next job could be designing federal government buildings at SOM

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Following last week’s look at an opening for Visiting Faculty Fellowships in Design for Spatial Justice at the University of Oregon , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an open role on Archinect Jobs for a Technical Architect - US Government Work at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

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As the UK’s Raac problems grow, concerned educators complain of a stalled government response

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There are now over 230 schools and colleges listed on the government’s register of buildings under consideration for Raac replacement and repair.

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As the UK’s Raac problems grows, concerned educators complain of a stalled government response

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There are now over 230 schools and colleges listed on the government’s register of buildings under consideration for Raac replacement and repair.

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The looming Federal Government shutdown could impinge on infrastructure projects for years

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Concerns over the possible Federal Government shutdown next month are causing headaches for contractors of much-needed infrastructure projects across the country who fear a chain reaction in the construction industry could leave lasting setbacks that would take years to overcome.