In our beginner's guide we look at issues arising when assessing potential impacts of built assets across the project lifecycle.
The latest ranking of UK smart cities commissioned by Huawei UK charts an increasing pack of contenders and challengers with an interesting change at the top of the table.
Delegates have flocked to London's ExCeL for this year's Digital Construction Week. Here's our pick of highlights and your social shares from the first day of the show.
Unlike with the current linear "take, make, dispose" economy model, in circular thinking materials, components and products are kept at their highest use and value at all time. The focus is on restoration, regeneration and reuse rather than disposal.
How can we cut the environmental impact of one of construction's most prevalent building materials?
The WWF have published their second Timber Scorecard charting company's publicly-available timber buying policies and performance during 2015-16, and progress since the initial study back in 2015.
As households continue to gulp down power across a range of electrically-powered devices and with no sign of demand slowing is it time to consider home power cell solutions to meet future demand?
Graphene is no longer alone in the world of two-dimensional materials. We look at a new generation of materials that have the potential to revolutionise construction.
There's a packed events programme in store for the remainder of 2017. Don’t miss out on the best conferences, exhibitions, expos and networking events that can add value to your working life in the months ahead.
A new smart thermostat from Johnson Controls, GLAS, has some serious style credentials and offers voice control via Microsoft's Cortana.
We explore papercrete - an industrial-strength papier maché - for construction. Our guide focuses on its origins, key components and mixing, key characteristics and potential applications.
The CE Mark has become familiar and seemingly ubiquitous but what does it actually signify? What products does it apply to? What does a CE Mark mean in terms of trade? We explore what the mark means for manufacturers looking to trade and end users looking to buy products.