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
This issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
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.
If the profession is to uphold its own standards, enforcement is an essential responsibility, this is a key issue in this edition.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered 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.
What would you do? This edition scrutinises a range of issues around ethics, conduct and corruption, and we ask a number of construction professionals what they would do.