Speed has become paramount in the increasingly competitive industry, says Bantrel Co. project engineer Duane Gingras, making digital tools like Bluebeam essential for success.
Profiles of some of the leading projects in the vertical and horizontal built environments.
Greenwashing—the act of claiming environmental credentials for a product or project that are unjustified or outright untrue—has no place in the construction sector. Creating sustainable developments through investment in people, materials and delivery practices, plus supporting evidence to corroborate such claims, is the way forward.
The UK’s planning rules, which grants permission for developments, particularly housing, have been described by all sides as not fit for purpose. What is wrong with the system, and what does the government propose to do to speed up delivery of the homes the country desperately needs?
The global capital of biking, Amsterdam, continues its preference for two-wheeled, manual transportation with a one-of-a-kind parking structure
Precise engravings found in Jordan and Saudi Arabia depict enormous Neolithic hunting traps located nearby, revealing a mental mastery of space perception not observed before in such an early context
Creating social value when delivering a construction project can lead to new jobs, training and education opportunities. But essential to successfully harnessing a scheme’s social value is establishing its aims and goals from the beginning of a project’s development.
Digital tools can deliver a new level of site logistics effectiveness that will give your operations a boost not just in the planning stages but throughout a project
As the construction industry seeks to lower carbon emissions and join the fight against climate change, it is trying to use locally sourced building materials as much as it can.
Experts argue that relationships across the construction industry are more vital than ever in today’s challenging markets. Contractors who establish a good relationship with their suppliers can hope to rise to meet and surpass these challenges.
Built spoke with Madhu Manoj, founding principal architect of Monsoon Collective, about building with place in mind and the ways the aesthetics of classical Indian architecture impacts his practice.
Transforming a scenic pocket of rural Romania into a truly immersive fairytale- inspired experience required old-world construction techniques that even modern-day contractors will appreciate
Climate change is increasing the threat of flooding across many parts of the world, so engineers and others in the built environment are turning to alternative methods to tackle water flow and drainage issues than the traditional pipework and sewer networks.
Companies across the construction industry approach their activities differently, depending on the products and services they offer. Business models vary, from general construction offerings to specialisms. What is important is the ability to adapt and change as economic circumstances dictate.
Making the industry more environmentally sustainable requires the transition from the linear approach to construction to a more circular model that offers additional advantages in overall cost, materials pricing and supply security