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Last edited 06 Oct 2021
Quick introduction to Designing Buildings
Designing Buildings is the construction wiki.
Supported by leading industry organisations; ICE, CIOB, CIAT, ECA, IHBC and BSRIA, Designing Buildings offers free access to 13,000 cross-discipline articles about the planning, design, construction and operation of built assets.
It is used by more than 8.5 million unique users a year to find and share knowledge, making it the most popular construction industry website in the UK.
Who uses Designing Buildings?
The breakdown of our registered users is shown below:
Writing articles on Designing Buildings is good for the industry, and it's a great way to promote you and your business.
You can write about any subject related to the construction industry, including research, guidance, publications, organisations, theories, products, practices, projects and news. All we ask is that articles are factual (not adverts) and are encyclopaedic in style (not blog posts) - click here to find out more about our editorial policy.
You can create a profile about you and add it to the top of articles you write, so when people read about your subject, they also find out about you. Learn more about profiles.
To create an article:
- Log in or register (click on the link at the top of the screen).
- Click the orange ‘Create an article’ button.
- Enter the name of your article.
- Type your article from scratch, or paste it from another application.
- Click the ‘insert signature’ button to add your profile to the top of your article.
Featured articles and news
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The fourth industrial revolution is well underway.
Free online resource will offer guidance on conserving places and the planet during COP26.
Government allocates additional money for building new homes on derelict land.
Smart built environments can be designed around the requirements of real people.
Consistency is at the core of realistic strategies.
Entries being accepted until 20 November 2021.