Interior design

How to design and build your own construction zone

A new book on the construction industry says you need to learn about the different types of building and the importance of choosing a site that maximises the use of natural resources.In Construction Zone, John Erskine, a professor of architectural design at the University of Warwick and a pioneer in the field of sustainable design, will teach you how to

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Construction jobs fall in UK as demand grows

Construction jobs fell in the UK in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.The construction industry is one of the fastest growing in the economy.The figures released on Thursday showed that construction jobs fell by 9,600 in the three months to April, a decline of 1.6% on the same period in

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Bill and Hillary Clinton: Obama administration is building up military base in Pakistan

A senior Obama administration official said Tuesday that the United States is building a military base for its allies in Pakistan, with an estimated $2 billion price tag."We have a great relationship with Pakistan, and we want to build a strong relationship with them as well," the official said at a news conference.The official was not authorized to discuss the

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Why are the best jobs in Australia’s construction sector going to the Chinese?

More than three million construction jobs in Queensland are going to Chinese firms, according to the latest research by the Centre for Applied Economic Performance (CAPE) at the University of Queensland.CAPE surveyed 2,500 construction companies in the state in the past year and found that most of those jobs would be outsourced to Chinese companies if the federal government introduced

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