What would you do? This edition scrutinises a range of issues around ethics, conduct and corruption, and we ask a number of construction professionals what they would do.
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
In this issue of the Construction Journal, we highlight new developments in international standards, namely, the publication of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS).
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
Lately it seems that a day doesn’t go by without a new report or article being published that assesses the health of the construction industry.
Sustainability, environment, social value – this issue explores these terms and more as we take a look at the bigger picture for construction and the impact of our work.
How do construction professionals ensure their projects make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of the end-users? And what about the health and well-being of the professionals themselves?
We look at why contracts are crucial to any project’s success, the range of contracts available – and how they affect the procurement processes.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
Given recent political and economic events in the UK – the effects of which are being felt all around the world – you would think that collaboration would be an obvious goal.
This issue looks at the future of cities – far from representing utopia, the urban environment of 20 years’ time will still feature dustbins and homelessness. In the near term, though, proptech looks set to make a big impact.
This issue refreshes quantity surveyors’ and project managers’ understanding of their financial responsibilities in terms of insurance and tax, and also offers insights on infrastructure.
Education, education, education: this issue of the Construction Journal looks at how to train students and practitioners for the global marketplace, with a number of experts offering their input.
It only seems like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, and yet here we are again. So what’s coming over the hill in 2018?