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.
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 guidance note highlights international high-level principles around how to implement and use BIM in the design, construction and operation of our built environment.
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.
These are exciting times at RICS, as we get into the swing of the organisation’s 150th birthday celebrations. But in this anniversary year, we also face the future.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
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.
With PropTech becoming more than just a buzzword, we look at the challenges of securing smart buildings against cyber threats, the lessons that the technology industry has for facilities management, and the future of residential p...
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
The notion of selling nature seems, at first, to be rather uncouth. You might wonder what a romantic poet such as Wordsworth would have made of it.
In this Land Journal we look at how financial technology "fintech" and cadastres that can use digital currencies have positive applications in land and real-estate transactions.
The delivery of digital systems presents different challenges to commercial managers, given the wide range of technology that is available and the prevailing market conditions in this sector.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
This guidance note sets out best practice guidelines for surveyors and clients on the use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in land surveying and mapping.
This guidance note is designed for use by land, engineering and measured building surveyors who are acting in an advisory capacity and by survey knowledgeable clients who specify their own surveys.