The tragedies of major fires in recent years have cast a spotlight on safety standards, risk management and the Building Regulations.
If the profession is to uphold its own standards, enforcement is an essential responsibility, this is a key issue in this edition.
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.
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.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
This issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
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.
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence that are required to become a chartered surveyor.
The theme of this issue of the journal is fire – always a hot topic for building control.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
The topics of security and diversity both feature prominently within this issue of the Building Control Journal.
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors - this edition of the Building Control Journal explores.
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition.
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.
The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
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.
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
To ensure a consistent global approach on a critical issue, RICS is one of a coalition of organisations that is working to establish International Fire Safety Standards.
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.