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 am an experienced journalist, copywriter and editor who has covered the built environment for nearly 20 years. I’ve interviewed thousands of senior executives, politicians and experts in many fields and travelled to report on stories throughout Europe, the US, the Gulf states and India. My articles have appeared in many business and professional titles including Building, Estates Gazette, Inside Housing, the Bartlett Review, Insurance Times and Lloyd’s Market. I am co-author, with architect Bill Gething, of Design for Climate Change, published by RIBA, and I launched and edit The Possible, a thought leadership magazine for global engineering firm WSP. I'm also co-founder of Wordmule, an editorial studio that specialises in buildings and cities.