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2008 Press Releases

Brighton children's hospital judged this year's best public building
9 October 2008

The Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton has won this year's Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award. The award is sponsored jointly by CABE and the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and is part of the British Construction Industry Awards.
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Great design turns around declining local economies
12 June 2008

From Shetland to Cornwall, the projects shortlisted for this year’s Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award show the contribution that great design is making towards regeneration. Many of the 21 projects, chosen by the judges from 121 entries, are critical to creating new opportunities and turning around declining local economies.
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Radical change needed to meet 2018 target for zero carbon public buildings, says CABE
17 March 2008

To meet the government’s ambition for all new public buildings to be zero carbon by 2018, CABE is calling for radical changes to the way we procure, construct and use public buildings.
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