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Richard Prime, major projects,

BAM Nuttall appoints Richard Prime as major projects MD

Richard Prime has been appointed as the new managing director of major projects at BAM Nuttall.
Modular housing

Digitised modular design will set you free

Digitisation has freed modular from outdated preconceptions of prefabricated construction and offers an opportunity to deliver attractive, good quality housebuilding that meets design codes, regulations and environmental regulations, says Chris Hartiss RIBA, design director at Modulous.
Modern methods of construction

Modern homes require modern solutions

Tackling the housing crisis requires innovation and the willingness to do things differently.
DCW 2021

The speaker programme for DCW 2021 is now live

Digital Construction Week (DCW), Europe’s leading innovation and technology event for the built environment, has officially launched its free-to-attend speaker programme.
Construction flexible working

Construction needs to get serious about flexible working

Construction needs to make itself more attractive to new entrants, and flexible working has a leading role to play, according to The Access Group.
MMC Design,

Modular and beautiful design: The architect’s view

Modular construction and MMC are not only helping to achieve sustainable, efficient and attractive design in housing; they are leading the way, writes Jo Cowen, CEO of Jo Cowen Architects.
retrofitting, net zero,

Meeting carbon targets through retrofitting

The UK must embark upon a comprehensive retrofit programme of its existing housing stock if it is to achieve net zero carbon by 2050, says Simon Storer, chief executive of Insulation Manufacturers Association.

ALICE: How AI is challenging the status quo for construction

René Morkos, CEO and founder of ALICE Technologies, discusses how AI and technology are rewriting the rules for the delivery of critical infrastructure.
Clash automation

Clash-free construction: Integrated collaboration + clash automation

Clash Automation enables project stakeholders to access the full benefits of BIM. Revizto 5 enables real-time collaboration across platforms and teams.
Modular technology

Modular at the forefront of offsite technologies

Jackie Maginnis at the Modular & Portable Building Association (MPBA) has been involved in construction-related businesses for over 37 years and has been its chief executive since 2005 – how has the perception of modular and portable buildings in the UK changed since then?
Building warranties and building control

ICW: Your partner of choice for building warranties and building control

ICW Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of building warranties and building control services, strives to be the partner of choice, offering a fresh approach to the market with high levels of customer service.
Artificial intelligence construction

Stop talking about AI’s potential in construction – it’s here now

Rene Morkos, CEO of ALICE Technologies and an adjunct professor at Stanford University, argues that Artificial Intelligence can contribute to the transformation of the nation's infrastructure here and now.
BIM and 3D modelling

BIM started a new chapter for KÖZTI

Leveraging solutions from the Nemetschek Group, BIM and 3D modelling have become go-to technologies for one of Hungary's oldest architects.
Net zero built environment

Better incentives crucial for built environment’s net zero transition

The built environment will be crucial in achieving the transition to net zero – but businesses need a blueprint for the way forward and better incentives to undertake the necessary investments, argues Steve McGregor of DMA Group.
Precast software

Prefabrication is key success factor for new £4.28bn quarter in Vienna

One of the largest urban development projects in Europe relies on precast construction for efficient and sustainable building – ALLPLAN software enabled efficient precast detailing processes.
Glasgow Queen Street

Glasgow Queen Street: Shaped by movement

The commuters and shoppers are returning from their Covid-enforced isolation and the redeveloped Glasgow Queen Street station is there to welcome them.
Construction collaboration

Building back better – together

Elecosoft launches collaboration cloud for improved project management.
Construction inflation

How construction firms can guard against inflation

Peter Hibberd of the Joint Contracts Tribunal examines the prospects for inflation and how construction firms can guard against a rise.
Carbon offsetting demolition

Carbon offsetting doesn’t go far enough in the demolition industry

Ben Griffiths, safety, health, environmental and ops director of Rye Group, argues that the demolition industry needs to do more to safeguard the environment beyond carbon offsetting.
Future of the office

The future of the office: Sustainability, size and “spread-ability”

As we slowly start to emerge from Covid-19 to a "new normal", the way people view their working habits is changing. Rory Doak of Stora Enso argues there is now an important opportunity to rethink the office environment.
City of Culture

City of Culture club can learn from each other on diversity

Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, looks at the clamour for culture and the need to embrace inclusivity.
Transforming Infrastructure Performance

Supporting TIP to 2030 – and beyond

The Construction Innovation Hub’s focus on innovation is central to the delivery of the Transforming Infrastructure Performance Roadmap to 2030 against a backdrop of an ever-increasing digitalised and technologically advanced built environment, writes impact director David Philp.
Insulating breather membrane

Actis Boost R Hybrid Roof will come into its own this...

An insulating breather membrane specifically designed for roofs will come into its own this autumn and winter, as it will help stave off the effects of the weather as temperatures plummet.
Structural Insulated Panel manufacturer

The future of building is here!

Sips Eco is the UK’s premier award-winning Structural Insulated Panel manufacturer, designing and manufacturing highly energy efficient homes across the UK and Europe.
net zero buildings,

Net zero for existing buildings: Fabric First investigation

How can greenhouse gas emissions from the built environment be neutralised in order to meet the UK’s net zero ambitions?
Waterproof concrete

Waterproofing English hospitals

Cementaid Everdure CALTITE System Hydrophobic and Pore‐blocking Ingredient (HPI) for membrane‐free, truly waterproof structural concrete.

PBC Today November 2021