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Modus

Modus is the RICS magazine that brings you the latest news and views, expert advice and in-depth features spanning the breadth of the surveying profession around the world.

Its title comes from our motto: est modus in rebus – 'there is measure in all things'.

Modus has a circulation of over 90,000 and we recently won 'Best use of Illustration' at the 2015 Content Marketing Awards.

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Read the latest editions below.

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  • Modus Asia edition, Q3 2016
    Planning & development

    Modus Asia edition, Q3 2016

    The growth of the global middle class is driving demand for better housing across the world – especially in countries such as China, India and Brazil.

  • The fair issue
    Business & management

    The fair issue

    As business deals become more complex, and more challenged by the variety of cultural norms we are exposed to in the global marketplace, how can you be sure you are behaving ethically?

  • The cash issue
    Finance & taxation

    The cash issue

    In order to keep global warming to below two degrees, the built environment sector needs to reduce its carbon emissions by 84 billion tonnes by 2050 – that’s equivalent to taking 22,000 coal-fired power stations offline.

  • The free issue

    The free issue

    If Britain votes to leave the EU, how will that decision affect the built environment sector? It's the big question this month, as we count down to the summer’s referendum.

  • Modus Asia edition, Q2 2016

    Modus Asia edition, Q2 2016

    With economies across the world, and particularly in Asia, building new transport networks at a blistering pace, many chartered surveyors are being attracted to the infrastructure sector. But just how different is it to work at the massive scale of railways, interchanges and bridges, rather than at that of individual buildings?

  • The class issue
    Residential property

    The class issue

    The growth of the global middle class is driving demand for better housing across the world – especially in countries such as Brazil, India and China. In our cover feature this month, we speak to experts and RICS members about the particular challenges 
of delivering middle-class housing in these markets.

  • Modus Asia edition, Q1 2016
    Finance & taxation

    Modus Asia edition, Q1 2016

    Risk versus reward: it’s an age-old conflict ever-present in the worlds of economics and finance.

  • The Frontiers issue

    The Frontiers issue

    A perfect storm of job losses during the last – property-led – recession, an aging workforce, and a lack of awareness about the profession in school leavers has created a skills shortage at all levels of the construction sector.

  • The Connected Issue
    Quantity surveying & construction

    The Connected Issue

    We live in a connected society. Every aspect of our lives is now – to some degree – influenced by the connections we make. Could your journey to work benefit from a better integrated transport network? Is your broadband speed too slow? Should you accept that LinkedIn invite?

  • The risk issue
    Finance & taxation

    The risk issue

    Risk versus reward: it’s an age-old conflict ever-present in the worlds of economics and finance.

  • The concrete issue
    Building materials & defects

    The concrete issue

    In the heat of the 1960s, brutalist architecture was shock therapy designed to launch us into a modern age of long-distance phone calls, space travel and social equality.

  • The private issue
    Estate agency

    The private issue

    In a world saturated with wall-to-wall news feeds, blanket social media coverage and increasing levels of public scrutiny, how do those who favour discretion conduct their business?

  • The fluid issue
    Environment

    The fluid issue

    The law of unintended consequences can oft be applied to the world of the built environment. On any project of scale it is almost impossible to envisage every knock-on effect of even the smallest decisions.

  • Modus Asia edition, Q4 2015
    Residential property

    Modus Asia edition, Q4 2015

    It used to be said that the world is getting smaller. But these days – thanks to increased urbanisation and rocketing property prices – so are our homes.

  • Modus Asia edition, Q3 2015
    Business & management

    Modus Asia edition, Q3 2015

    It's possibly our most valuable commodity. In what or whom should you put your trust? How can you guarantee it? And what does the profession need to do to earn it?

  • The home issue
    Residential property

    The home issue

    It used to be said that the world is getting smaller. But these days – thanks to increased urbanisation and rocketing property prices – so are our homes.

  • The conflict issue
    Dispute resolution

    The conflict issue

    The disruptive effects of conflict touch many parts of the surveying profession, whether through construction site disputes, office culture clashes or the very real threat faced by those working in war zones past, present and future.

  • The trust issue
    Business & management

    The trust issue

    It's possibly our most valuable commodity. In what or whom should you put your trust? How can you guarantee it? And what does the profession need to do to earn it?

  • The value issue
    Sustainability

    The value issue

    When it comes to our natural resources, are we in danger of knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing?

  • The Africa issue
    Planning & development

    The Africa issue

    Africa is one of the world's few remaining great frontiers. Where are the most exciting opportunities, what are the challenges of doing business there and what does its future hold for the profession?

  • The people issue
    Facilities management

    The people issue

    This month's Modus is all about you. What does the future hold for the surveyor? What type of job will you be doing and in what type of workplace?

  • The enterprise issue
    Business & management

    The enterprise issue

    Enterprise is our theme this issue. We look at how surveyors all over the world are exploring new markets and finding new ways to apply their skills in order to build their businesses and increase their profits.

  • The India issue
    Planning & development

    The India issue

    Is the world's biggest democracy finally coming of age? In a special India-themed issue, we profile the projects and speak to the surveyors that are transforming the country.

  • The fast issue
    Planning & development

    The fast issue

    The world’s megacities are growing fast. So fast that governments, developers and planners are struggling to keep up. How can surveyors make a difference?

  • Modus Asia edition, Q4 2014
    Infrastructure

    Modus Asia edition, Q4 2014

    Fancy a job for life? Infrastructure is the world’s biggest growth market with opportunities for the next 20 years.