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The world’s largest annual photography competition for the built environment, the Art of Building, has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The competition, which is free to enter, attracts thousands of entries each year from both amateur and professional photographers,

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The UK’s first live trial to test the effectiveness of exoskeleton suits in a working factory environment is being run by Kenoteq – the company behind a cutting-edge sustainable brick made from recycled construction waste. Two types of exoskeleton suits are being trialled by employees of

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Recent visitors to FORE Partnership’s Cadworks in Glasgow City Centre will have seen the building’s latest addition – a bright green telephone box in the entrance foyer. The telephone box, entitled ‘Call Your Mother’, is an installation by Force of Nature that was creat

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A row has broken out over plans to build a new, bog-standard public toilet in San Francisco at a cost of $1.7 million (around £1.5 million). City councillors last week called a press conference to announce that Noe Valley, currently served only by a temporary portable toilet, would get a singl

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In an un-bee-leviable story, a woman has denied releasing a swarm of bees upon police as they tried to serve an eviction notice on her. Rorie S Woods, 55, from Massachusetts, faces charges of assault and battery and pleaded not guilty before being released on bail.

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The world’s first entirely robot-constructed underground structure has been revealed by UK company hyperTunnel.

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Japan's oldest washroom has suffered catastrophic damage after a cultural heritage preservation worker accidentally drove a car through it. The washroom in Tofukuji Temple in western Kyoto is an important cultural asset believed to have been built around 500 years ago, The Guardian reports.

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A former lighthouse building with a historic connection to author Robert Louis Stevenson has gone up for sale for £149,000. The Lighthouse Engine House is adjacent to Noss Head Lighthouse and was home to Alan Stevenson, the engineer who oversaw the construction the lighthouse in the 1800s &mda

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Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for "the world’s first fully immersive experiential marine life centre" featuring a huge man-made reef. Located in the Triple Bay Marina at AMAALA, a luxury tourist destination on the Red Sea coastline of Saudi Arabia, the institute will give visitors a g

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TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson is appealing against an enforcement notice that had ordered his restaurant and cafe at his Oxfordshire farm to be shut. The 62-year-old broadcaster opened his Diddly Squat Farm’s restaurant, in Chipping Norton Road, Chadlington, in July.

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Hundreds of people attended a memorial service to pay their final respects to a restaurant they believed had closed for the final time, only to be informed it was only shut for renovations. Rancheritos, a Mexican food chain, provide burritos, super nachos and tacos from its outlet in

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Heat energy is now being harnessed from visitors to a Glasgow arts venue. After three years of development, the radical new thermal heating and cooling system called BODYHEAT was activated at a special launch event at which SWG3 began officially harnessing body heat from visitors to the ve

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The unveiling of a luxury floating home in Panama last month quickly sank when the structure ended up becoming partially submerged. Touted as the first step on the road to man's colonisation of the ocean, the £1.3 million SeaPod suffered an awkward pump malfunction, resulting in

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Some of Scotland’s leading architects and heritage experts are to develop a masterplan for the only home built by the poet Robert Burns. A consortium led by Delfinity Limited won the contract to develop a sustainable future for Ellisland Farm and Museum near Dumfries, where the poet wrote Auld

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