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?

The advantages of flowing liquid gypsum screeds over sand and cement...

Ross Verity, managing director of ForceDry, explores the advantages of flowing liquid gypsum screeds over sand and cement options and explains why flowing gypsum screeds and the latest force drying technology are a winning combination.

What can construction companies do to improve gender equality?

Gender inequality is a long-standing issue that has crept into every industry, and construction is no different. Though many industries have a fairly even ratio of male to female employees at entry level, there are almost always fewer women at the top says 3B Training

The Wonder of Wood

At a time when the construction industry is under increased pressure to build quickly and sustainably, Jeremy English, sales director at Södra - Sweden’s largest forest-owner association - explains how timber is perfectly placed to solve the UK’s housing crisis.

Biophilic building design and how it impacts our physical and psychological...

With a growing number of people spending the vast majority of their time indoors, there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that creating strong connections between nature and man-made environments can increase our wellbeing. Here, Dr Ed Suttie, research director, BRE, considers how biophilic building design can positively influence our physical and psychological health.

There is no place like a modular home

Nick Cowley, managing director at PVCu window and door manufacturer, Euramax, explains the different ways in which modular builds can be used.

Making bathrooms inclusive

From continence issues to religion, Robin Tuffley, marketing manager at Closomat, explores why toilet accessibility extends beyond disability

The impact of EU migrants in the UK construction industry

With significant skills shortage restricting construction economic growth in the industry, James Morris, managing director at Tower Eight, provides an insight into why there is a real importance of immigration to the labour market

Building in safety

Simon Lewis, partner in Construction & Engineering at Womble Bond Dickinson, discusses the consultation paper issued by the MHCLG and the legislation that may arise from the recommendations made in the paper

Aquarian Cladding looking ahead after sealing Mechslip deal

After a successful decade, when external brick cladding systems supplier Aquarian Cladding truly established itself as a market leader of brick and terracotta cladding...