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Wheatley Group has joined forces with a panel of world-leading environmental experts to support its journey to net zero. A panel with renowned national and international academics and thought-leaders has been set up to support its sustainability plans and help meet the Scottish Government’s re

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A team of experts exploring the mainstream use of homegrown timber in the construction sector has secured funding for the next phase of a demonstrator project which will see the first two-storey modular home manufactured from Scottish mass timber displayed during COP26.

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A new study is being carried out into more environmentally friendly methods for laying housing foundations on peatland that could pave the way for increased economic development in parts of the Highlands and Islands, while mitigating disruption to the natural ecosystem and captured carbon dioxide.

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A consortium of researchers is undertaking a project that could pave the way for the mainstream adoption of using digital technologies to remotely inspect construction sites – a move that could underpin a quicker and more efficient sector in Scotland.

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An Edinburgh Napier student is looking to use his design skills to help foster a sense of community in new housing developments. As part of the Edinburgh Napier Degree Show, fourth year graphic design student Rory Cotter has designed a unique kit for new homeowners that gives them some handy tools t

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A new housing development for Link Group Ltd and Paragon Housing Association at Queen Street, Alva has been opened officially opened by the minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart. The £5.3 million construction of 48 homes for social rent began in February 2016, and was supported b

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A student halls of residence belonging to Napier University in Edinburgh has been found to be clad in the same material as the Grenfell Tower block in London. The university said the cladding was used on about a quarter of the external walls at its Bainfield Halls facility.

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Cyrenians chief executive Ewan Aitken, second from right, congratulates Bert Robberechts, Clement Luciani, King Him Fung and Callum Barclay Students from Edinburgh Napier University have showcased their creative skills at a 24 hour event aimed at tackling homelessness in the city.

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Shawn More A digital skills trainer with housing and care provider Blackwood is celebrating his success having scooped a prestigious industry award, after just one year in the job.

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