• Digital revolution

    Key players from the building industry, such as CIBSE, UKGBC, Introba, HOK and SWECO, have collaborated on a white paper calling for open utilisation of digital assets to optimise building performance and accelerate the decarbonisation of the built environment.
  • Food for thought

    PlanRadar’s UK Director Rob Norton believes ease-of-use is the only thing that will accelerate technology adoption in the construction industry and address pockets of resistance/
  • Threat secured?

    Nation-state cyber attacks are on the rise and construction businesses are at risk, says Luke Potter, Chief Operating Officer at CovertSwarm.
  • The Golden Thread

    Information consultancy GIIG’s Nicola Pearson discusses the problems of specifying organisations’ data needs, procuring, receiving and assuring the information delivered by the supply chain and then using it throughout the life of the assets.
  • Keeping work temperatures comfortable

    The record summer temperatures of 2022 highlight the importance of using technology to make our workspaces more comfortable, says the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA).
  • Reframing BIM Projects

    Glider’s Stuart Bell asks if it is any wonder that that the business case for BIM is not fully understood when BIM itself is often misconstrued
  • Second Power of Place report published

    Construction company ISG has published its second annual Power of Place report. Created in conjunction with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), the report explores the views of 1,500 UK employers, employees, landlords and investors on the future of the physical workplace in the era of hybrid working. Key findings include:
  • RICS Digitalisation in Construction Report

    A new report by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found that rising costs and lack of skilled professionals are hindering the construction sectorʼs efforts to digitise and meet environment, social and governance (ESG) goals.
  • Superstructure design challenge

    Bentley Education’s Digital Twin Design Challenge is a student contest to reimagine a realworld location and design a structure using the Minecraft video game.
  • Free mentoring for digital skills

    Digital Construction Skills (DCS) has launched a free mentoring service to support businesses in implementing digital processes and techniques. DCS is funded by the Construction Industry Training Board to help construction companies develop the skills they need to drive digital transformation in their business.
  • Moving on post-pandemic

    The construction sector has faced a multitude of issues over the pandemic, but there are solutions to help it move on, says OCCMS’ Oliver Assogna