The government's Strategy for Sustainable Construction (published in June 2008) aims to reduce waste from construction, demolition and excavation (“CD & E” waste) to 50% of 2008 figures by 2012. WRAP, the Waste & Resources Action Programme, has developed a Construction Waste Commitment to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and to increase the amount of recycled content used in construction. This programme takes an in depth look at the initiatives used by WRAP to reduce waste and the implications for the construction industry.
WRAP - Recycling and Waste Reduction
07 October 2013 | by NBS
21 August 2019 | by Dr Stephen Hamil
In 2016 it was announced that NBS has become the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate. Both organizations have been working closely together to develop the next generation of information and knowledge management solutions.
30 July 2019 | by NBS
Working digitally to a standard process will help transform the construction industry. This article is an adaption of a recent presentation on the main stage of Autodesk University London taking an in-depth look into this topic.
08 August 2017 | by Richard McPartland
The government's review of industry digitalisation has set out a number of opportunities for productivity gains in an interim report. We explore the preliminary findings and ask what they mean for construction.
What we learnt about artificial intelligence in the built environment from ICE's Forrest Lecture 2017
25 July 2017 | by Richard McPartland
The role of Artificial Intelligence in helping the built environment sector make huge improvements, in terms of delivery, cost and carbon, came under the spotlight in this year's ICE Forrest Lecture.