Lately it seems that a day doesn’t go by without a new report or article being published that assesses the health of the construction industry.
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
Heritage can present itself to us in many forms. Traditionally, the word conjures up monuments of positive significance, so we rarely think of its potentially negative connotations. But it is wise to challenge our preconceptions a...
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.
In this issue of the Construction Journal, we highlight new developments in international standards, namely, the publication of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS).
It only seems like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, and yet here we are again. So what’s coming over the hill in 2018?
Sustainability, environment, social value – this issue explores these terms and more as we take a look at the bigger picture for construction and the impact of our work.
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...
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.
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.
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 focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
To ensure a consistent global approach on a critical matter, RICS is part of a coalition working to establish International Fire Safety Standards.
As the new academic year starts, the theme of this issue is education, and we focus on careers and training in particular.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
RICS APAC Construction Survey Q3 2018.
As we head into the new year, "Building Surveying Journal" has an energetic theme.