Inspired by the environmental advantages of wood construction, the European city recently passed groundbreaking legislation stating that all new buildings constructed after 2025 must consist of at least 20% wood or other bio-based materials.
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
Manufacturing homes in a factory can lead to quicker delivery times and bolster quality
The property developer and builder aims to achieve net zero emissions by 2025 and absolute zero by 2040. Here’s what its head of sustainability says other firms can do to reach aggressive targets
The company creates realistic construction toys for children, hoping the experience inspires them with dreams of working in the industry
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 construction industry lags many other sectors when it comes to adopting technology. Could robotics be the answer to the sector’s skill shortage and help deliver faster, better-quality buildings?
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.
How Bluebeam is helping archeologists make discoveries out in the field
The past two-years have done much to push technology forward in the construction sector. Organisations are actively investing in digitals tools and, more crucially, skills. And whatever the strategic goals of the business there are solutions that can make a difference.
The world’s first dividing pitch and long-term home to NFL London faced complex engineering and building challenges during its construction
Geography no longer binds employees to a specific jobsite in many industries. Hybrid working arrangements are making this possible for construction, too.
Rising tidal activity, in part driven by climate change, increasingly threatens coastal communities. Officials are assessing shore defences around the country, including considering seawalls. But are such structures the answer, or are there more effective alternatives?
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.
Engineers have a crucial role to play in making the built environment greener, particularly when it comes to delivering infrastructure that impacts the world around us. In an interview with Bluebeam, expert Tim Chapman of Arup and the Institution of Civil Engineers spells out what needs to be done.