On top of the world

Brighton College boasts an aspirational state-of-the-art building for science and sport with a running track on its roof. Ilyass Meslek, the CCL engineer who designed the acoustic bearings, discusses the technical elements of the project.


  • Changing Places

    On 1 January 2021, amendments to Approved Document M: Access to and use of buildings, Volume 2 – Buildings other than dwellings will come into effect
  • Economic recovery needs local builders, says FMB

    In response to ONS data showing that construction output dropped by 5.9%, driven by a 5.1% decrease in repair and maintenance, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said:


Click and Collect

The term housing crisis was in use long before Covid-19 forced everyone to down tools. Off-site construction, modular and prefabricated building could make up for lost time but, as Elaine Knutt asks, is it really that simple?
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

Products & services

  • New AICO Product Selector Arrives

    AICO latest Product Selector details their extensive product range and...
  • New Draka UC- Connect Structured Cabling Solutions Guides

    Prysmian Group has released three new interactive product guides.
  • An Evolution in GEZE Design

    It’s new and improved. It’s eco-friendly and capable of networking. An...


  • CIC welcomes publication of the draft Building Safety Bill

    CIC welcomes the MHCLG's publication of the draft Building Safety Bill, together with its associated guidance and the Home Office's publication of the Fire Safety Consultation. Taken together, CIC believes that the new legislative framework has the potential to deliver the most fundamental improvements to building safety regulation for over 50 years.
  • Metsa Wood

    The Finnish Embassy in Tokyo gets the Metsä Wood makeover in time for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021.
  • Off-Site Pipework

    Off-site construction methods can bring huge benefits to a build, as demonstrated by the use of Polybutylene pipework in this 65-apartment conversion project in Glasgow.
  • Beauty Matters - Architectural Design

    Beauty Matters: Human Judgement and the Pursuit of New Beauties in Post-Digital Architecture (Architectural Design) examines the role of beauty in architecture. In this extract, world-renowned Architect Kazuyo Sejima discusses her work.


  • CABE Annual Conference - Postponed

    The safety and wellbeing of our members and professional colleagues is always a priority for CABE, which is why we have taken the decision to postpose this year’s annual conference and exhibition. The new dates are 14-15 October 2021 in Milton Keynes.

    CABE Annual Conference is a highlight in many members calendars and although disappointing, we hope you understand why we have taken this…

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  • CABE accredits Sava’s Diploma in Residential Surveying

    Following a comprehensive accreditation process, Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) pleased to accredit Sava’s Diploma in Residential Surveying.
    During the accreditation meetings it was noted that: 

    • Sava’s excellent course material was clearly laid out and easy to follow 
    • the approach to the practical assessments, was engaging, challenging,…

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  • New Faces Welcomed at CABE

    CABE is delighted to welcome Ian McLaughlan as its new Head of Membership. Ian, has recently returned to the UK from New Zealand, and has joined the Association at an exciting time as CABE continues to grow in membership across the UK, Ireland, and overseas.

    He will be responsible for developing the delivery of Engineering Council registrations, ensuring that procedures and…

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