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Mark Farmer
Founding Director & CEO ; author of the Farmer Review ‘Modernise or Die’; trustee of ; promoting construction industry transformation
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Ross Atkin Jun 10
We ran the cardboard racing/fighting robots workshop yesterday in Cambridge with kids aged 8 to 12. I’d run the same workshop in Shenzhen in April and the contrasts between the Chinese and British kids were not what I had expected... Thread! 1/10
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Mark Farmer Jun 13
Good to see Industrial Strategy recognise potential of a modern, fit for purpose homebuilding industry as a route to local growth, carbon neutrality, new skills & better quality homes
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Mark Farmer Jun 13
Really pleased are helping to make this happen. Guild Living aspiring to a more collaborative delivery model across this growing programme of development
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Mark Farmer Jun 12
Insightful panel session earlier at conference. Important that insurers go on the journey of getting comfortable with & have benefit of minimum technical standards, performance data & evidence to inform their underwriting
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Mark Farmer Jun 12
Glad to be able to endorse the initiative. Important learning will come from the collaborative R&D that will help scalable growth of the residential market
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Movers & Shakers Jun 12
We’ve got a stellar line up of speakers confirmed for our annual residential breakfast on 5th July. One not to be missed. Book your place now
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Munish Datta Jun 11
Blurring the lines of & sectors. John Lewis to start building home extensions offering customers a differentiated, reliable, end to end ‘home solutions’ from design to construction.
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Kate Stockings Jun 11
Thank you for your excellent talk to our students today Mark. They got a huge amount from hearing from all the speakers but particularly liked the recurring message that this is an industry that needs and wants them in the future!
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Mark Farmer Jun 11
My pleasure. Hopefully some budding built environment career talent in the room today. They can truly make a difference by working in our industry
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Mark Farmer Jun 11
At this stage our industry should be looking to carefully & incrementally increase via the full range of the defined 7 categories of As more evidence points are shared publicly including by and others the winners and losers will emerge
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Mark Farmer Jun 11
Well done to for organising today’s School Conference. An opportunity to connect with 14-16 year olds and inspire them about careers that will influence the future of our built environment, our society & ultimately our planet
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Mark Farmer Jun 11
Important knowledge sharing happening this morning between UK & Singapore on government led industry change strategies at BCA leadership & of setting out respective national agendas
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Barry Mortimer Jun 9
Please RT... Free Work placements & training on offer for women seeking in in via SEE
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Cast Jun 7
Cast delighted to be working with to define and implement a strategy for broader HA sector collaboration & engagement with market
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Cast Jun 7
Hannah from the Cast team has been sharing insights on and the rapidly changing homebuilding market. We also played a key role in enabling the recent deal with
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Mark Farmer Jun 7
More signs of Tier 1‘s slowly changing their model. Here Sisk vertically integrating Cat 2 & trialing Cat 7 robotics to increase . Funding margin from productivity rather than recurring accusations of holding others cash has to be the way to go
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Mark Farmer Jun 6
Important call for collaboration on in the HA sector. Good work by using its convening power to drive the scale and aggregation of demand that will help build sustainable manufacturing capacity
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John Nichol Jun 5
As the sun rises today, as you make your breakfast, as the kids head to school, as you savour your freedom, please remember what 156,115 young men were doing exactly 75 years ago to protect that liberty. Their sacrifice, dedication & courage will never be forgotten.
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Mark Farmer Jun 5
Yesterday’s Labour policy paper should be read in conjunction with their 2018 ‘Housing for the Many’ Report. There’s political consensus on as shown in recommendation 102 of that report.The political battle lines are more about land value and direct state homebuilding
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John Nichol Jun 4
requires just a couple of words: "Thank you all"
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