construction and property

The building industry is a substantial contributor to pollution. Making it sustainable and more eco-friendly has many challenges.

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How political parties have influenced our desire to own our own homes.

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A hard-to-see difference in building planning systems is making the business of creating houses a riskier, more expensive gambit in countries like Britain.

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Cities across Asia are developing at such an astounding rate, the pressure on water tables is causing many to slip into oblivion.

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Deep groundwater extraction wells are built by the business elites for commercial value. Better transparency will help manage them more sustainably.

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More than half the city will be under 1.2 metres of flood waters by the end of this century if action is not taken now.

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Artificial recharge and deep soil mixing are two techniques showing promise in rescuing sinking cities.

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The reverberations of Qatar’s migrant worker deaths will linger over the upcoming World Cup. Whether it leads to real change rests with a few foreign powers.

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