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.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
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.
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?
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
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.
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.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
We look at why contracts are crucial to any project’s success, the range of contracts available – and how they affect the procurement processes.