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Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Feb 2017
When you see the word “conservation”, the terms “protection” and “prevention” are never too far behind. The presence of heritage buildings, materials and other artefacts is a direct consequence of this. But what goes on behind the scenes?
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.
Mike Swain, 16 Feb 2017
Our lead article by the eminent Stig Enemark — well-known to many of you — is entitled “Supporting the 2030 global agenda”, and examines the need for sound land governance and administration as well as the importance of land issues in the Sustainable Development Goals.
Claudia Conway, 16 Feb 2017
This issue brings together all kinds of everything concerning sustainability in the built environment, from the changing face of buildings in India to tips for improving energy usage in commercial property.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 12 Jan 2017
With each new year, we take the opportunity to evaluate the previous 12 months and consider how we can move forward. Setting goals and fulfilling them becomes a priority. Whether becoming healthier, sorting out finances or learning a new skill are on the agenda, a degree of management is required.
Barney Hatt, 11 Jan 2017
The topics of security and diversity both feature prominently in this issue.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Nov 2016
Heritage can present itself to us in many forms. Traditionally, the word conjures up monuments of positive significance, so we rarely think of its potentially negative connotations. But it is wise to challenge our preconceptions and open ourselves to new ideas.
Claudia Conway, 21 Nov 2016
If you were looking for two words to sum up 2016, conflict and change would fit the bill pretty well, provided you were limiting yourself to the more polite options.
Barney Hatt, 21 Nov 2016
As we head into the new year, "Building Surveying Journal" has an energetic theme.
Mike Swain, 21 Nov 2016
Where is the largest concentration of leopards in the world? The answer is Mumbai, India.
Les Pickford, 20 Oct 2016
This issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
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.
Claudia Conway, 13 Sep 2016
In uncertain times, working together and aligning values matters more than ever.
Barney Hatt, 12 Sep 2016
A plethora of legal matters feature in this issue.
Mike Swain, 12 Sep 2016
There’s a strong technological theme to this issue, though this is not deliberate. Rather, it is a reflection of how technology is affecting so many aspects of surveying, leading to new ways of looking at and shaping the world.
Claudia Conway, 24 Aug 2016
There have been numerous fascinating property events this summer, offering plenty of opportunities for learning. A particularly noteworthy idea to emerge from these is that, soon, the data produced by buildings could be worth more than the bricks and mortar themselves. And data is in sharp focus in this issue of Property Journal, from getting the communication infrastructure right to crunching the numbers on workplace performance.
Les Pickford, 19 Aug 2016
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition of Construction Journal.
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.
Mike Swain, 21 Jun 2016
People have passions about many different things; Tim Farewell’s is for soil.
Claudia Conway, 21 Jun 2016
This issue looks at our housing policy, as well as the benefits of cloud computing and online customer reviews. There are legal updates on mixed-use developments, the mental health needs of occupiers and visitors and NEC3 contracts. We continue our series on damp, offer a case study of a Passivhaus building and consider the widespread problem of forged and looted art.
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.
Mike Swain, 18 May 2016
The Land Journal is not a news magazine in the strictest sense. But that does not stop it being topical.
Les Pickford, 17 May 2016
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