The built environment generates more than a third of the U.K.’s carbon emissions. Confronting its role in accelerating climate change is a priority for the construction industry.
Profiles of some of the leading projects in the vertical and horizontal built environments.
One Los Angeles-based builder wants to use a modular building process to construct affordable housing in people’s backyards
San Diego may be a surfer’s paradise, but this beach town’s vibrant event spaces, literary landmarks and bustling border crossing make it ideal for any architectural enthusiast
Inflatable structures are paramount in construction. Can origami offer such deployable components new inspiration?
As climate change continues to dominate the news, social and business agenda, architects and developers are increasingly seeking to deliver biodiversity in construction —giving back to nature—and have minimal impact on the environment, both in construction and operation.
Concern around climate change and a desire to construct more sustainable buildings is driving the construction industry to deliver a built environment that has less impact on the world around it. The increased use of timber in tall buildings is part of this process.
Forget the rickety backyard treehouses – these tree-based structures are lavishly designed and come packed with stunning structural and design features
A two-year-old United Nations report warned that the world needed to act to maintain its reserves of sand, with supplies already under pressure from extensive building programs. As construction activity continues after COVID-19, is the industry likely to see a shortage of one of the most essential building materials?
AEC workers rely on several essential tools to get the job done. Here, an architect shares the items he can’t live without on the job
The Bavarian capital showcases some of the most extravagant architecture in the world, from structures built in the Middle Ages to modern buildings emblematic of the German city’s rich culture
One company is refashioning its office with an eye toward remote work, while the other is designing its newest headquarters with full-time, in-person work in mind
Wineries and bars turned to an old Italian design-build concept to serve customers during the pandemic—and its success has convinced some the idea may be here to stay
Five years ago, the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, and 18 months ago it did just that. The construction industry has some big concerns over its workforce, many of whom are EU citizens, while the issue of material supplies is as present as ever. So what’s next for the industry?
The Red Sea Airport set to open in 2022 in Saudi Arabia aims to be equal parts luxurious and environmentally sustainable