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.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
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.
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...
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.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
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.
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?
This issue brings together all kinds of everything concerning sustainability in the built environment, from the changing face of buildings in India to tips for improving energy usage in commercial property.