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From attic apartments to south-facing family kitchens, daylight is central to how we live in, and use our homes. Hazel Davies examines how architects seek to maximise natural light in properties. The importance of light has been understood by architects and housebuilders for centuries. The Georgians

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Martin McKay, executive director of regeneration at Clyde Gateway, discusses the economic opportunities for regeneration areas like Clyde Gateway where resilience can be built in.  I don’t believe the pandemic will lead to the demise of the office. Companies are diverse and need workplace

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In a guest blog for CITB, health and safety consultant Andrew Gardiner shares three lessons to be learnt from lockdown. A contingency plan is essential

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Landscape architect Kath McTaggart discusses the benefits of designing and creating learning and social environments that spark imagination and creativity. Raised in the rural south west of Scotland, I remember only too well wet playtimes at school, sitting bored at my desk and staring out of t

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David Findlay, associate for valuations at Knight Frank Glasgow, discusses the lifting of material uncertainty clauses from commercial property. Over the past couple of decades, the property sector has grown accustomed to dealing with uncertainty: the dotcom bubble popped at the turn of the millenni

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Fraser Mitchell writes about proposed technical changes to Scottish Planning Policy and the relevant Scottish Government consultation. In July, the Scottish Government published a consultation on what it describes as a “technical amendment” to Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). The consulta

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The need to include social justice and green infrastructure in our housing developments has only been increased by the onset of the current health pandemic, says housing minister Kevin Stewart. The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has made many of us reflect on the importance and value of

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Perceptive Communicators' Julie Moulsdale introduces an upcoming communications webinar which aims to help construction companies cope with the COVID challenge story. A global pandemic, a looming recession and a constantly shifting new normal, these are incredible challenges for the property and con

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