Ash dieback disease hit the headlines in 2012 with predictions of devastation, but then seemed to be forgotten. Yet in the intervening years it has continued to spread and is now threatening millions of trees across the UK.
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
Covers the appointment of surveyors as arbitrators, independent experts, mediators, adjudicators, and other dispute resolvers.
From 3D printing to building information modelling (BIM), digital transformation has permeated almost every aspect of business today, fuelling exponential growth in just-in-time and on-demand delivery processes.
Through a literature review and in-depth interviews, the study examines the position of Quantity Surveyors (QSs) in a collaborative production setting, revealing how they might collaborate with other stakeholders in construction. ...
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
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 study focuses on innovation at the project level and looks at the dynamic interaction of innovation within construction project components as a system.
Over the past few years, studies on the benefits of green building have been conducted and published. However, little scholarly attention has been paid to the need to review the existing literature on the benefits of green buildin...
IPMS are developed by a group of more than 80 professional and not-for-profit organisations, working together to implement international standards for measuring property.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
With India experiencing a construction boom, and with an estimated 66% of property stock required by 2030 yet to be built, this timely piece of research investigates the perceived market demand, value premiums and workplace produc...
This research investigates how Building Information Modelling (BIM) can provide benefit by demonstrating the links between built asset maintenance spend and added value to the organisational performance.
The bases of value contained with the Code of measuring practice, 6th edition applies to all building classes except offices and residential buildings.
RICS conflitos de interesses, Portuguese translation.
This paper examines the existing legislation and current practice of public procurement in Turkey and construction procurement specifically. The paper presents useful information by giving necessary definitions, explaining princip...
A variety of research has been conducted that has sought to improve the Nigerian construction industry. Despite the frequent research, the industry it is still faced with the same problems, such as cost overruns and poor safety am...
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.
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