Why does so much training relate to new-build when a quarter of UK buildings are of traditional construction?
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.
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.
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...
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.
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You will all have seen extensive media coverage of the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower in west London in June, and our condolences go out to those whose lives have been affected. RICS will be submitting a response to the public in...
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.