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Term time schedule

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm each day

Closed all day Saturday and Sunday and bank holidays

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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Importance of shopping to overseas visitors

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The February 2013 issue of Visit Britain’s monthly publication Foresight examines the importance of shopping to overseas visitors.

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Lessons learned from the Commission on Sustainable Development

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This report responds to UN General Assembly resolution 67/2031 which requests the Secretary-General to submit a focused report on lessons learned from the Commission on Sustainable Development. Its purpose is to inform the General Assembly negotiations to define the format and organizational aspects of the high-level political forum created in Rio+20 to follow-up on the implementation of sustainable development. As mandated by the General Assembly, it was prepared in consultation with Member States, and benefiting from the inputs of major groups and other relevant stakeholders. The report shows that the Commission on Sustainable Development played an important role in keeping sustainable development high on the international agenda – demonstrating the importance of having a high-level body on sustainable development.

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Sustainable urban retrofit evaluation

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Using Melbourne as a case-study, the report evaluates sustainable urban retrofits to provide a critical review of how one city is transitioning to low carbon to address climate change.

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New London Landscape

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New London Landscape is a showcase of green infrastructure ideas for the capital. It brings together the winning and shortlisted design ideas from the 2012 ‘A High Line for London’ competition, plus 80 previously unseen projects. Taken together, this showcase offers a timely critique of the capital’s existing green infrastructure and suggests a 100 possible futures.

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Building Information Modelling – an introduction for housebuilders

Posted on: 27 February 2013
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Many housebuilders are missing a “money saving opportunity” by not investing in Building Information Modelling (BIM), according to a report from the NHBC Foundation.  The report shows that 89% of the 18 major housebuilders who NHBC surveyed had not heard of BIM or had no plans to use it.

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Valuation of townscapes and pedestrianisation

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This report was produced by Atkins Consultants and Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, for Department for Transport (DfT) for the specific purpose of research into the valuation of townscapes and pedestrianisation.

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Department for Transport: Lessons from cancelling the InterCity West Coast franchise competition

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The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has published the findings of its inquiry into the failure of the franchising competition for the West Coast rail line.

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Innovation Review

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CIC Start Online Innovation Review is published quarterly. It provides: articles and interviews regarding expertise available and research undertaken/planned at the partners` institutions on sustainable building design and refurbishment; case studies of testing in laboratories at the partners` institutions; articles on collaboration with construction industry in research, development and testing of innovations; brief reports on feasibility studies undertaken and academic consultancy provided through the project; articles by practitioners involved in sustainable building design, construction and refurbishment; and information on products and processes developed in Scotland for sustainable built environment. The most recent issue, February 2013, contains articles on: Embedding post occupation evaluation into practice; Driving measurable change for sustainability; Developing robust solutions for roof upgrades; and Overcoming the challenges and barriers for innovation in construction.

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ADES: Airports as Drivers of Economic Success in Peripheral Regions

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The project aims at providing a better understanding of the opportunities and perspectives of regional airport investments in peripheral areas from a European and National perspective, as well as its contribution to regional economic development. The main aim is to provide inputs to policymakers on future options for infrastructure investment in peripheral regions in Europe. Outputs from the project, which ran from February 2011 until January 2013, are available online.

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Cairo Sharm El Sheikh: Before and after

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This article examines the period between 2011 and 2012 when the hospitality sector in Egypt endured the backlash and the repercussions of the Arab Spring, with the hotel sector being one of the hardest hit.

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