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Building work on London’s new super sewer is set to begin next year after the firm appointed to deliver the project was granted a licence. The £4.2 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel, will run for 15 miles below the capital, and is currently the largest infrastructure project to be undertaken by the U

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Bulgaria's capital is grassing over some of its tram lines as part of a programme to make the city greener. An initial 60m (197ft) stretch of the "green rails" has already opened in Sofia's Ruski Pametnik Square. Architects hope the new turf will muffle traffic noise, improve air quality and cool th

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Developer Harwood International has this week broken ground on a twisted tower designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma in Dallas, Texas. The seven-story 136,857-square-foot building for luxury watchmaker Rolex, will see a series of staggered floorplates that gradually rotate to create the impressi

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Construction worker Gary Cummins is proving that good things come in small packages with his work as an amateur photographer. Originally hailing from Waterford in Ireland but currently working in Toronto, Canada, Gary recreates scenes in miniature, many of them with a building theme, giving a giant

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Disney has confirmed that it will build two huge, intensely immersive Star Wars-themed lands, one at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and the other at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The parks, each covering 14 acres, will let visitors walk through fully realised worlds, where they c

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Plans have been revealed for 39,514,000 sq ft mixed-use destination in Dubai which will break five world records when built. Developer Meydan has announced the launch of a new scheme known as Meydan One which, at 711m high, will be the world’s tallest residential tower. The World One in India, cur

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Construction training provider Able Skills, which readers may remember created an infographic highlighting how eight of the world’s most amazing structures were built, has now released a photographic infographic that highlights 25 of the world's most iconic sporting stadiums. Featuring ancient str

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Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund, the star of previous hits such as 'Dachshund Fire Drill' and 'Crusoe Kills A Zombie' is up to his old tricks, dressing up and looking cute. This time he's a construction worker, making sure the roadworks are carried out safely and efficiently.

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An architecture firm has unveiled a new bar in London's Borough Market which gets you drunk without drinking. Named Alcoholic Architecture, the bar from Bompas & Parr is defined by its signature cocktail: an aerosolized cloud of alcohol that patrons start breathing as soon as they walk through t

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A 150-metre long comic book strip has been unveiled at BAM Construction’s site hoardings at the V&A Museum of Design Dundee. Comic illustrator Will Morris and graphic designer David Mackenzie were commissioned to design the giant comic strip. Called Adventures in Design, it tells the story of

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Buro Happold and bblur architecture have won planning approval to create Europe’s tallest and longest slide from the platforms of Anish Kapoor’s Orbit sculpture. The landmark was nicknamed the helter skelter by the public when it was built at the Olympic park for the London 2012 Games.

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Construction workers have pipped medical and hospitality staff to the title of most hygienic profession after a new survey revealed they take an average of 14 showers per week. The poll into how often Britons shower revealed that education and IT workers are most likely to neglect their hygiene.

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