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 issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors.
On 1 April, the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards come into force in England and Wales.
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence required to become a chartered surveyor.
To ensure a consistent global approach on a critical matter, RICS is part of a coalition working to establish International Fire Safety Standards.
At the core of all the services that surveyors provide is the ability to strip a building down into its component parts in their mind’s eye; this edition of Building Surveying Journal concentrates on that ability: building patholo...
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.
A plethora of legal matters feature in this issue. We explore a case with implications for all surveyors making party wall awards, while we also look at how the new building regulations emphasise the importance of sustainable digi...
Why does so much training relate to new-build when a quarter of UK buildings are of traditional construction?
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.
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.
As editor of the Building Conservation Journal, I constantly find myself looking at material that is completely new to me.
As the new academic year starts, the theme of this issue is education, and we focus on careers and training in particular.
As we head into the new year, "Building Surveying Journal" has an energetic theme.
When you see the word “conservation”, the terms “protection” and “prevention” are never too far behind. The presence of heritage buildings, materials and other artefacts is a direct consequence of this. But what goes on behind the...
RICS APAC Construction Survey Q3 2018.
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.