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.
The RICS/RAU Farmland Market Directory of Land Prices was launched by our Rural Professional Group after the Farmland Market ceased publication.
The availability of adequate affordable housing is a concern for all Asian countries.
This guidance note draws professionals’ attention to specific issues that arise in farm stocktaking valuations, for inclusion in financial statements that are prepared in accordance with UK GAAP.
This French translation provides guidance for surveyors on conducting commercial and industrial property surveys.
Provides a clear, flexible framework for practitioners to develop their own services the public can trust, consistent with the quality standards expected from RICS members.
This guidance note explains matters which should be considered by the agent and the client in order to complete the model agreement for the provision of rural estate management services.
The implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is accelerating within architectural practices. However, there is evidence to support the premise that lean construction principles are being underutilised. This research ...
This paper will examine the implementation of an immersive learning approach and how the delivery of a 20-credit module at Level 4 of study in this way affected the engagement, motivation and retention of students in higher educat...
These same locations have also been subject to increased levels of foreign investment and ownership of rural land and greater participation by rural investment and management institutions. This paper compares the changes in rural ...
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...
The RICS Condition Report should be used for a conventional house, flat or bungalow built from common building materials and in reasonable condition.
This joint guidance from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and RICS provides advice to construction professionals who are RICS members engaged in the practice of project monitoring.
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors.
If a subject holds personal significance for us, we may want to supplement our knowledge by researching it further – and “significance” is a concept that is central to conservation practice.
Why does so much training relate to new-build when a quarter of UK buildings are of traditional construction?