In this issue of the Construction Journal, we highlight new developments in international standards, namely, the publication of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS).
It only seems like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, and yet here we are again. So what’s coming over the hill in 2018?
Sustainability, environment, social value – this issue explores these terms and more as we take a look at the bigger picture for construction and the impact of our work.
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
Lately it seems that a day doesn’t go by without a new report or article being published that assesses the health of the construction industry.
We look at why contracts are crucial to any project’s success, the range of contracts available – and how they affect the procurement processes.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.
The way most people search for a new home has changed radically since the rise of the internet, but most people in the UK still buy and sell through a high-street estate agent – how long will this remain the case? Can the low-fee ...
From the Soviet project to map the world to the use of camera technology in US water management, this issue is concerned with the past and future of land measurement.
This issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition.
What would you do? This edition scrutinises a range of issues around ethics, conduct and corruption, and we ask a number of construction professionals what they would do.
The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
Given recent political and economic events in the UK – the effects of which are being felt all around the world – you would think that collaboration would be an obvious goal.