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03 January 2019 | by

Arguably the biggest external factor influencing the construction industry is the world’s rising population. A recent World Economic Forum publication on the future of construction reported that the population of the world’s urban areas is increasing by 200 000 people per day.

03 January 2019 | by

With rapid population growth and increased demand for resources being two of the major challenges the construction industry is currently facing, PlanBEE student Will Marshall takes a look at how Hyperloop could potentially revolutionise the way we live, work and travel. In part two, he looks at what’s being developed and the challenges those developers face.

02 January 2019 | by

With rapid population growth and increased demand for resources being two of the major challenges the construction industry is currently facing, PlanBEE student Will Marshall takes a look at how Hyperloop could potentially revolutionise the way we live, work and travel. In part one, he looks at the history behind the concept and the benefits of adopting it.

13 December 2018 | by

Phil Simpson takes a look back at the last 12 month with BIM Alliance and pulls out his top take aways for 2018.

03 December 2018

Digital Information Specialist at Bond Bryan, Emma Hooper, gives us her view on what needs to change when it comes to value engineering. 

14 November 2018 | by

In a new series of articles we ask city dwellers - including artists, gamers and sound designers - how their work informs the way they see the built environment

02 November 2018 | by

In a new series of articles we ask city dwellers - including artists, gamers and sound designers - how their work informs the way they see the built environment

29 October 2018 | by

Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) is a non-proprietary data format for the publication of a subset of building information models (BIM) focused on delivering asset data as distinct from geometric information. Stephen Hamil examines COBie and discusses the role of CAD and master specification systems in creating this data model.

29 October 2018 | by

Renby Ltd looks at the types of workplace dust, the conditions dust can cause and what employers must do to prevent them

25 October 2018 | by

NBS, the leading provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools, has released a new survey looking into the use of digital technologies across the industry.

23 October 2018 | by

We look at some of the real issues the construction industry faces, and how digitisation can help address them.

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