The tragedies of major fires in recent years have cast a spotlight on safety standards, risk management and the Building Regulations.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
If the profession is to uphold its own standards, enforcement is an essential responsibility, this is a key issue in this edition.
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.
The theme of this issue of the journal is fire – always a hot topic for building control.
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence that are required to become a chartered surveyor.
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.
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.
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.
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
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.
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.
Education, education, education: this issue of the Construction Journal looks at how to train students and practitioners for the global marketplace, with a number of experts offering their input.
We review RICS policy initiatives since the Grenfell fire, including plans to develop an international standard on fire safety and a government-backed national register of fire risk assessors with other organisations.
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?
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.
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.