Interviews

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    aLL Design: Life after Will Alsop

    2018-08-14T06:00:00Z

    Following the death earlier this year of their visionary co-founder, Building visited the architect practice to talk about its plans for the future

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    Steadying the ship

    2018-08-03T06:00:00Z

    It’s a nerve-racking time for contractors – and nobody knows this better than Greg Craig, who has fond memories of his stint at Carillion and hopes its collapse will serve as a cautionary tale. But at the helm of Skanska UK, he detects calmer waters ahead.

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    Breaking the traditional housing model: James Lidgate talks to Building

    2018-07-13T06:00:00Z

    L G has ambitious plans to set up a diversified housing business delivering 15,000 homes a year – a large share of them modular

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    Quick on his feet: Vince Cable talks to Building

    2018-06-29T06:00:00Z

    Vince Cable believes he’s gaining ground on his two main rivals over Brexit. But the parliamentary veteran is keen to show his isn’t a party campaigning on a single issue

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    Team builder: Flan McNamara talks to Building

    2018-04-27T06:00:00Z

    Flan McNamara found himself overseeing the creation of the capital’s tallest tower. But it’s all down to the team, not him

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    Bill Hocking: Dealer's choice

    2018-01-19T12:22:00Z

    Bill Hocking, boss of Galliford Try’s construction arm, might have felt he’d been dealt a bad hand when he took over the job two years ago, but now that he holds all the cards, he’s moved to reduce the risk the firm takes on

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    Peter Rogers: The long view

    2017-12-08T07:00:00Z

    Peter Rogers, the ebullient developer, speaks on his passion for the industry – which he predicts he will leave only horizontally – and what he thinks it should be doing differently

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    Rocky road: Cemex's Michel André talks to Building

    2017-12-01T05:00:00Z

    Cemex’s new UK boss, Frenchman Michel André, talks about his vision for the company and for the construction industry as a whole

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    Lara Poloni: Steady as she goes

    2017-10-20T00:29:00Z

    As the new boss of Aecom’s EMIA operations, Lara Poloni intends to steer a course through uncertain waters by focusing on the firm’s development role and infrastructure opportunities

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    North and South: George Osborne talks to Building

    2017-09-15T05:00:00Z

    George Osborne talks to Building, reflecting on the ‘northern powerhouse’, infrastructure, Brexit and his hope that the current government will finish the job he started