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Key opportunities and challenges facing the construction industry

What does Brexit have in store for the UK construction industry, particularly when it comes to the development of newbuilds? Asks Jerald Solis, business development and acquisitions director at Experience Invest

Climate change: Inaction is not an option

As the world’s leading scientists warn that extensive action is required to reduce the devastating impact of global warming on our planet, architect, Thomas Denhof, asks: when will we get serious about climate change?

Addressing the skills shortage gap in the construction sector

Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, expert providers of construction health & safety training across the UK, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap

Can concrete keep up its popularity?

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material and four billion tonnes of it was produced in 2017

Building a thermally-efficient conservatory

Michael Holmes, property expert for the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show (28-31 March, NEC, Birmingham), provides his advice on building a conservatory to withstand all weather conditions.

Migrating towards bird-friendly buildings

With millions of birds globally dying each year after striking buildings, Leo Pyrah, product manager at Pilkington United Kingdom, discusses the challenge of designing and retrofitting developments to be more bird-friendly

A dynamic approach to fire safety system design

The role of digital tools such Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modelling in the design of fire safety systems

Minimising work disruption during snow and bad weather

Chris Pendrey, SHEQ manager at Actavo Direct offers advice on how to minimise disruption to your projects when inclement weather is set to strike

Are Gen Z’ers the perfect apprentices?

Often referred to as lazy technophilias, Generation Z make really useful apprentices, here’s why

EPS: A versatile alternative

Adrian Walker, sales manager at Sundolitt, discusses the benefits of expanded polystyrene as a fill material