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Midlands Magna Park takes the lead on ecological design Beating off stiff competion in the Best Sustainabilty Innovation category of the LABC National Built In Quality Awards, the Therma and Solar buildings at Magna Park in the East Midlands have created an ‘eco-template’ for best practice and good design in the large warehouse sector Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Magna Park takes the lead on ecological design Regenerating seams of history The groundbreaking Chatterley Whitfield project aims to leave a legacy of environmental sustainability for many years to come, writes Geoff Rouane, Principal Manager, Building Advisory Services, Stoke-on-Trent City Council Issue 40 - Spring 2007

Regenerating seams of history Community spirit drives construction A Sikh community centre built by volunteers in Handsworth, Birmingham, was one of the finalists in the Best Public/ Community project category of this year's LABC National Built in Quality Awards Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Community spirit drives construction Pescod Hall makes smart move One of the finalists in the Best Structural Innovation category of this year's LABC National Built In Quality Awards was the relocation of 15th century built Pescod Hall in Boston – the building was picked up in its entirety and moved on wheels to a new site Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Pescod Hall makes smart move Project SLAM redefines partnership in construction Supreme Award winner at the LABC National Built In Quality Awards 2006, Project S LAM is helping to redefine the concept of partnership in the construction world Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Project SLAM redefines partnership in construction Campus boost for University Quarter Derby City Council's Building Consultancy continues to play an integral role in the continuing development of the city's new University Quarter. The new Markeaton Campus, due for completion in summer 2007, is the latest project under construction Issue 39 - Winter 2006

Campus boost for University Quarter Birmingham scores another first Birmingham may be known as the Second City, but when it comes to Building Control, it has just scored a significant first Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

Birmingham scores another first All in a day's work... Working the out-of-hours shift at Birmingham Consultancy often springs a few suprises, as Paud Moriarty found out Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

All in a day's work... A blast from the past A live electricity sub-station, two major roads, cricket and football grounds, and approximately 100 residents living nearby – some of the challenges facing Birmingham City Council’s Building Consultancy when the final tower block on an estate was demolished Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

A blast from the past Park Central – redefining the concept of regeneration Birmingham Building Consultancy continues to play a key role in the development of Park Central, an award winning 60-acre regeneration scheme that is breathing new life into the city Issue 38 - Autumn 2006

Park Central – redefining the concept of regeneration