• 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
  • EPD tool for cement manufacturers updated

    The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced the global verification of its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) 3.1 software tool, which will help cement and concrete manufacturers better understand the environmental impact of their products and processes while enabling designers to design the lowest-possible whole-life carbon buildings and infrastructure.
  • What smart building really means

    Jovan Arsovski, Senior Building Intelligence Engineer at engineering consultancy Hoare Lea, discusses what a smart building really means and where the industry is heading.