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Resurgence in demand as weight of capital chasing the student sector continues to grow, according to Chris Macfarlane, director of Lismore Real Estate Advisors. The Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and is currently witnessing strong de

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Pinsent Masons partner Katherine Metcalfe discusses the expansion of the Single Building Assessment programme. The Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme continues to generate law reform with the announcement yesterday that the Single Building Assessment (SBS) programme

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Andrew Kubski, director of development and asset management at WSHA, believes a pioneering housing project in Glasgow can offer insights for other projects wanting to procure and develop to the Passivhaus standard. West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) is currently developing the largest

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Christoph Ackermann, a principal at BDP, outlines how good design of healthcare buildings can deliver improved wellbeing for all. What is a hospital’s primary purpose? To offer a diagnosis for disease. To treat the sick and injured. Or to provide shelter in a series of buildings for those duri

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Ash Sheikh, sales and marketing director of Muir Homes, describes how developers are factoring in the needs of home workers into the designs of new homes. Homeworking or a combination of work split between home and office is here to stay. All the evidence points to the hybrid work pattern remaining,

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The built environment impacts hugely on the quality of our lives – and by extension on our health and wellbeing. Karen Anderson argues that wellbeing should be a key mission of architecture and urban design. "Architecture is an art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotio

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