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.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
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.
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.
The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
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.
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.
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.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
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.
We have to understand the value of natural capital in order to protect and conserve it, and this edition dedicates itself to the subject, offering interesting options and case studies to consider.
World Heritage Sites can be both a blessing and a curse – as this issue’s lead article contends
Education, education, education: this issue of the Construction Journal looks at how to train students and practitioners for the global marketplace, with a number of experts offering their input.
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?