UK agriculture is at a break point, according to this issue’s lead article, while reports from Africa look at the challenges the continent faces in creating sustainable cities, and the impact of the recent drought in Cape Town.
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.
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
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.
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.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
This issue looks at the future of cities – far from representing utopia, the urban environment of 20 years’ time will still feature dustbins and homelessness. In the near term, though, proptech looks set to make a big impact.
We start the new year on a high as the first issue of our new design looks at how California is collecting tax revenue from legalised cannabis farms.
How do construction professionals ensure their projects make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of the end-users? And what about the health and well-being of the professionals themselves?
We have to understand the value of natural capital in order to protect and conserve it, and this edition dedicates itself to the subject, offering interesting options and case studies to consider.
World Heritage Sites can be both a blessing and a curse – as this issue’s lead article contends
This – the first edition of our new title that combines surveying, conservation and building control – looks at a range of critical topics such as fire safety, sustainability, technology and flooding.
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 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.