Just don’t mention Time Team…

Archaeologists may seem far removed from modern concerns, but they’ve been badly hurt by the property downturn. Much of modern archaeology is prompted by development and if no one’s building, there’s nothing to dig up. I interviewed three archaeologists for Construction Manager magazine about fighting with builders, the unglamorous side of being Indiana Jones and how they can survive the downturn.

Author: Katie Puckett

I'm a journalist who has been writing, editing and subbing business magazines for nearly 20 years. I write regularly on all aspects of the built environment – architecture, engineering, construction, property, investment, housing, planning, economics, sustainability, climate change adaptation, technology, insurance – and I’m always up for getting to grips with new topics. I’m also co-founder of Wordmule, a company that creates bespoke editorial and marketing content about buildings and cities.