Stadium design concept by Urbis Brisbane, Queensland, was chosen as the host city of the 2032 Olympics, an undertaking that promises a raft of new construction in the decade ahead. Brisbane will be the smallest city by population to host the Olympics since 1952, but its new and existing venues will rival the largest hosts.…
Let’s celebrate best practices and material innovation promoting sustainability in construction
The UK government wants net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. But can the country’s construction industry – which currently produces a whopping 40% of those emissions – overhaul the way it works to help achieve this?
Here’s a look at how Studio Projects in Bluebeam helped promote environmental sustainability in the AEC industry last year
One company is aiming to use its innovative 3D printing technology to change residential construction as we know it
With the world’s population set to top 9 billion by 2050 and increasing pressure on global resources, urban design will inevitably steer toward sustainable outcomes as never before
Digital software solutions are an important part of the construction process, helping users to save valuable resources from the planning stage onward.
The COVID-19 pandemic – particularly the social changes brought as a result of early lockdowns – have forced tall buildings to become more environmentally mindful
Hempcrete is a bio-composite material that can serve as an alternative to traditional lime, reducing the carbon impact of the resulting concrete mixture while improving its insulator-like and energy-retaining properties
Facing the urgency of climate change, companies like BP that traditionally invested in the construction of refineries and other oil production resources are pivoting to build in the increasingly profitable solar energy space
Without the need for long-distance transportation or carbon-intensive production techniques, one research lab is experimenting with local soils that may offer a greener path forward
Mass timber gives an age-old material compelling new advantages for the construction industry