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MMC for social housing

Unlocking the value of MMC for social housing

Tony Woods, technical manager at LHC, explains how sector collaboration can help social housing providers to fully embrace MMC.
SIPs users

SIPs advice from some of the UK’s most experienced professional users

We hear from experienced SIPs users who nearly always buy SIPs from leading British manufacturer Hemsec - for very good reasons, as they explain.
Engineering information, Integrated engineering, construction,

How data can supercharge construction projects

Vanessa Erickson, capital project portfolio expert at AVEVA, discusses how integrated engineering information can empower connected working and supercharge construction.
Email management, lost email,

AEC email management: The real cost of losing an email

AEC firms are feeling the burn from poor email management. So, how can you ensure you’re able to produce everything that’s ever been said to a client or on a project?
Hotel net zero, decarbonisation,

Transformation and transition: How the hotel industry can strive towards net...

With 700,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, the decarbonisation of the leisure sector’s existing estate will be crucial in meeting net zero targets. Simon Gill, hotels and leisure business leader at Arup, discusses a new report exploring how this can be achieved.
Digital twins benefits

Everyone benefits from a digital twin

Kevin Vivien, project manager for construction at Bentley Systems, looks at the wider benefits of digital twins and how they can move the industry forward.
Urban logistics

Urban logistics: Planning for uncertainty

Embracing urban logistics will be key to meeting consumer demand. But how can we make it a success? And what must developers consider when planning schemes that will enable it? Andrea Arnall, director at Turley, takes a look.
4D BIM

4D BIM: What does it mean and how can I get...

James Bowles of Freeform and Harlene Gill of Buro Happold explain why 4D is not just a buzzword and why projects need some standards to realise the full benefits.
Secondary glazing, selectaglaze

Concentration enhanced with Selectaglaze secondary glazing

The standard of an institution’s education is down to the teacher’s skills and the individual; others will place more importance on the resources of the school. But what about the building itself? The sound of commuter traffic from the outside drifts in, voices in the hallway can be heard as people walk to class, a draft from the windows sweep in – not a straightforward environment to learn in.
Mixed-use developments

The decline of department stores means more space for mixed-use

Simone Protheroe, an associate on the construction team at national law firm Clarke Willmott, looks at how the changing face of the high street could be good news for increasingly popular mixed-use developments – and what this will mean for the communities surrounding them.
Site sourcing,

Data, technology and the evolution of site sourcing

Finding the right site is all-important for any development – but the process can be cumbersome and time-consuming. Hugh Gibbs, co-founder of SearchLand, says harnessing data and digital technology can give developers a head-start.
RIBA Plan of Work, DfMA,

RIBA publishes latest DfMA guidance

The RIBA has published new Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) guidance, acknowledging the proven potential of DfMA solutions to produce not only good outcomes but great architecture.
BIM and CAD product

Vectorworks launches 2022 BIM and CAD product line

Design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has released the 2022 version of its BIM and CAD product line.
Rachel Sudlow,

SCAPE names R&D lead to boost innovation in public sector construction

Public procurement authority SCAPE has appointed Rachel Sudlow as its R&D lead in a newly created role designed to increase digital innovation across public sector construction.

PBC Today November 2021