Features

Apprentices Are Key to ‘Build, Build, Build’


Following Boris Johnson's new deal the development and success of the UK's construction sector has never been more important.

Carbon, Construction and the Climate Crisis


In order to meet UK Government targets, 100 per cent of all new buildings must be designed to be zero-carbon within the next five years

Six Lessons for Planning Departments


Paul Beaney DEF Software, in this feature he writes about the six vital lessons for planning departments in a post-COVID world.

What’s the Potential for AI in construction


Ibrahim Imam is the co-founder of PlanRadar, in this feature he writes about AI and the construction industry.

Could Modular Construction Revive the Industry


Alan Wilson of ModuleCo Healthcare writes about how modular construction could provide a new lease of life for the construction industry.

Involving Residents in Development Plans


Although care facilities for older people have become a part of everyday life demand for services and facilities is ever-changing.

How to Fireproof Historic Buildings


Adrian Attwood, Executive Director of DBR Ltd., explains the reasons for historic landmark fires and how to prevent them from occurring.

Can Digitisation Set Construction Firms Apart


David Hose CEO at AirMap writes about how digitisation can set construction firms apart and strengthen their position during COVID-19

The Worksite of Tomorrow, Today


Burcin Kaplanoglu of Oracle Construction and Engineering he writes about how construction is responding to the disruption it has faced

Lockdown’s Taught us Other Ways of Working


Adrian Attwood, Executive Director at DBR Ltd., discusses how the conservation construction industry is recovering—and thriving—post shutdown