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.
Let’s celebrate best practices and material innovation promoting sustainability in construction
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
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?
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.…
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.
The U.K. government might have launched its National Infrastructure Strategy in the middle of a pandemic, but nothing should detract from the fact that it is one of the most ambitious set of projects to boost the country’s roads, underpasses, railways and broadband networks in a generation.
Here’s a look at how Studio Projects in Bluebeam helped promote environmental sustainability in the AEC industry last year
One company is aiming to use its innovative 3D printing technology to change residential construction as we know it
The homebuilding sector is embracing technology to improve the energy efficiency of new homes and reduce carbon emissions, while owners of eco-friendly house features to make their properties more environmentally sound.
The U.K. government wants net zero carbon emissions by 2050. But can the country’s construction industry—which currently produces a whopping 40% of those emissions—overhaul the way it works to help achieve this?
Digital software solutions are an important part of the construction process, helping users to save valuable resources from the planning stage onwards.
Facing the urgency of climate change, companies like BP that traditionally invested in the construction of refineries and other oil production resources are pivoting to build in the increasingly profitable solar energy space