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.
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
Plastic is a dirty word among those who are concerned about its impact on the environment. However, in construction plastic is playing an increasingly important role in helping deliver pipes, cabling, roofing products and other elements that make up the built environment.
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 summer heat can pose severe danger to construction workers. Here’s how to beat the heat and stay cool and productive over the next few months.
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?
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 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
Construction work in the UK is regulated by the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. Introduced in 1994 and most recently revised in 2015, the regulations set out what is expected of those involved in the delivery of a building project