Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
NRM 3 gives guidance on the quantification and description of maintenance works for the purpose of preparing initial order of cost estimates. The rules also aid the procurement and cost control of maintenance works.
This guidance note sets out best practice guidelines for surveyors and clients on the use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in land surveying and mapping.
Intended to assist surveyors of all levels of expertise, this note provides guidance on advising clients as to how environmental and sustainability issues impact upon all aspects of land, property and construction.
This guidance note is designed for use by land, engineering and measured building surveyors who are acting in an advisory capacity and by survey knowledgeable clients who specify their own surveys.
Red Book 2017, Dutch translation
The delivery of digital systems presents different challenges to commercial managers, given the wide range of technology that is available and the prevailing market conditions in this sector.
Aiming to assist valuers, this guidance highlights the main factors that impact the market value of woodlands and addresses some of the more complex issues that might arise in the assessment of such an asset.
Since June 2015 the UK and global portions of the RICS Red Book have been issued separately.
This research examines the use of the lower accuracy UAV data where high accuracy data from the terrestrial laser scanner is available but has incomplete coverage.
What are the benefits and challenges of an increasing use of data in the commercial property market?
Red Book 2014, Portuguese translation (Brazil)
This report examines the drivers, challenges, opportunities and benefits of using big data analytics (BDA) for FM and how to develop a methodological framework to implement BDA into FM organisations.
This report aims to develop an understanding of what best practice looks for land-use planning on the urban fringe.
The research evaluates property valuation practices in Sub-Saharan Africa using Ghana as a case-study.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
Red Book 2017, German translation
Home Survey licence application form 2019