The world around us is shaped by architects and designers. In 1985 the Paris-based International Union of Architects launched World Architecture Day to highlight the work of those who design our built environment.
Profiles of some of the leading projects in the vertical and horizontal built environments.
Australia is experiencing an infrastructure boom, with $120 billion invested into land transport and roads over the next 10 years. This is all part of the government’s program to meet the country’s growing demands. Learn about 10 of the largest infrastructure programs currently underway.
The East Side Coastal Resiliency Project aims to safeguard part of America’s most populous city from potential flooding induced by rising sea levels
For artist and architect Catie Newell, Secret Sky is part of a larger practice of fashioning meaning from unexpected rediscoveries of the conventional built environment
Homes have been created underground since prehistoric times, but with the climate emergency getting worse and the issue of land availability becoming more pressing, could we see the construction of more subterranean homes?
Wood, concrete, plastic and many other building materials can be found in stores these days. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of building materials? An overview.
Concrete is the most common material used in construction, but manufacturing its primary binder – Portland cement – causes greenhouse gas emissions, putting pressure on the industry to find a more environmentally sustainable solution
The past two years have done much to push technology forward in the construction sector. Organisations are actively investing in digital tools and, more crucially, skills. And whatever the strategic goals of the business there are solutions that can make a difference.
The automation of time-consuming tasks, the real-time sharing of latest documents and the user friendly, design of Bluebeam Revu meant these leading Japanese construction firms could leapfrog competitors.
The next generation of intelligent transportation systems enables wireless exchange of information between smart vehicles and road infrastructure. Here’s what civil contractors need to know
The collapse of contracting giant Carillion offered a lesson for the construction sector. It reminded the industry of the need to carry out jobs for the right amount of money and to maintain good cash flow. It has also led to the sector looking at new technologies such as cryptocurrency to smooth out cash flow issues.
The world’s first dividing pitch and long-term home to NFL London faced complex engineering and building challenges during its construction