Construction jobsites are dangerously loud, putting workers’ hearing at risk. Here’s why this safety issue isn’t so easily solved
Profiles of some of the leading projects in the vertical and horizontal built environments.
Property developers deliver our homes, offices and the facilities we regularly use. However, these organizations often gain a reputation for dodgy behaviour, shoddy practices and poor quality. How can the sector ditch its tag of being unethical and embrace better working methods?
Thanks to Brexit and the covid pandemic-related supply chain issues the cost of building materials – everything from bricks to timber and steel – soared during 2020 and 2021. Just as this situation began to ease, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine piled yet more cost pressures on a number of key products. How can the industry mitigate these and meet the demand for new homes, infrastructure schemes and other projects?
The collapse of contracting giant Carillion offered a lesson for the construction sector. It reminded the industry of the need to carry out jobs for the right amount of money and to maintain good cash flow. It has also led to the sector looking at new technologies such as cryptocurrency to smooth out cash flow issues.
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.
With a population of nearly 600,000 people, the English county of Cornwall is one of the UK’s top holiday destinations, thanks to its warm climate, beautiful countryside and stunning beaches. Located at the western end of the Cornish peninsula, which also encompasses Devon and parts of Somerset, Cornwall attracts around 4 million visitors a year…
The immersive architectural structure is designed to leave visitors feeling like they’re walking among the stars—a special experience that required exceptional construction techniques
Women were involved throughout construction of the 1,198-foot St. Regis Chicago, from design to project management to the trades
The rapidly growing capital of Finland hopes the light rail project completed in 2027 will complement its eco-friendly transportation culture by providing a reliable alternative to automobiles
CitizenM aims to bring the luxury hotel market a special distinction—many of the chain’s hotels are almost entirely modular in construction, with prefabricated rooms craned into place like a child’s building blocks
Bluebeam is helping stakeholders work collaboratively on some of the biggest infrastructure projects globally and in Australia. Peter Harris, Digital Engineering Lead for Arcadis, shares his team’s experience with the software.
Pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions are wreaking havoc on the global economy, but the pain is being felt especially hard in construction
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.…
As the battle to tackle climate change intensifies, the threat of increasing hurricane activity is forcing designers and engineers to come up with solutions to protect existing homes and deliver new ones that are better prepared for the storms to come.