The construction industry needs to address not only the operational carbon of a building – what it emits throughout its use – but the embodied carbon in buildings, which is linked to the materials used to deliver it, along with the construction activity itself
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
Software engineers creating digital twins in construction mean that designers and contractors can monitor the viability of technologies before they are put into a construction project
Everything you need to know about technologies for Bauen 4.0, the right mindset for tackling digital transformation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction and the opportunities that the digital construction site offers.
To determine how to lessen the climate impact in the short and long term, researchers in Sweden took a comprehensive look at a highway project and its associated supply chains
When it comes to working digitally, construction lags behind almost every other industrial sector. This is a missed opportunity and needs to be addressed. The Institution of Civil Engineers has produced a checklist of things companies need to be aware of.
The immersive architectural structure is designed to leave visitors feeling like they’re walking among the stars – a special experience that required exceptional construction techniques
Southbank by Beulah, or STH BNK, is set to begin construction in 2022 in Melbourne and features an extraordinary plan to add green space to the city.
COVID has made businesses adapt to remote work, creating challenges regarding workplace culture and performance. Understanding these and implementing ways to maintain and build collaboration, motivation and productivity can have lasting positive results.
An expert panel highlighted the steps for engineers and organisations in areas ranging from data definition to standardising digital practices
Construction activity generates around 10% of the world’s carbon emissions, with much of that coming from the heavy equipment used on building sites. That’s why it’s not surprising that the race is on to develop heavy machinery that can be powered by more environmentally friendly means than diesel.
Move over fashion and lifestyle influencers – these builders are also using social media to create online personas that expand their professional networks and grow their construction businesses
Keeping project data secure from cybersecurity threats is a moving target nowadays, but these three basic steps should set construction companies on the right path
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. The pressure on the Earth’s resources will be immense, but with careful planning urban areas can becomes circular cities: centres of sustainability and fairer economies.
Geography no longer binds employees to a specific jobsite in many industries. Hybrid working arrangements are making this possible for construction, too.