RICSEditor, Building Surveying Journal & Building Control Journal
Barney works with members to produce the Building Surveying Journal and Building Control Journal which support building surveyors in the technical and professional aspects of their day-to-day work. He leads the journal process from ideas generation and content creation, through technical review and onto design and the finished product.
Barney Hatt, 20 Mar 2017
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence that are required to become a chartered surveyor.
Barney Hatt, 21 Feb 2017
At the core of all the services that surveyors provide is the ability to strip a building down into its component parts in their mind’s eye; this edition of Building Surveying Journal concentrates on that ability: building pathology.
Barney Hatt, 11 Jan 2017
The topics of security and diversity both feature prominently in this issue.
Barney Hatt, 21 Nov 2016
As we head into the new year, "Building Surveying Journal" has an energetic theme.
Barney Hatt, 18 Oct 2016
The theme of this issue of the journal is fire – always a hot topic for building control.
Barney Hatt, 13 Sep 2016
In times when national issues may prove divisive – the recent referendum on UK membership of the EU being a prominent example – institutions such as ours have a duty to reaffirm our commitment to cooperation and the promotion of our standards and ethics.
Barney Hatt, 12 Sep 2016
A plethora of legal matters feature in this issue.
Barney Hatt, 18 Aug 2016
In this issue, we look at Japanese knotweed, new building regulations on digital infrastructure for broadband connectivity, and at an integrated platform for building control officers and their clients. We also discuss the challenges of providing services to local authority and private-sector organisations and outline a range of perspectives on the APC process.
Barney Hatt, 23 Jun 2016
Our historic structures are inherently resilient architectural survivors, responding effectively to social, economic and political change. It is commonly said that they were built to last, and do not conform to current, relatively low expectations for durability and notional design life.
Barney Hatt, 17 Jun 2016
This issue’s theme is health and safety, with articles assessing the changes to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, reviewing new sentencing guidelines for health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences, and previewing the Surveying Safely professional statement.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017