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The future is unpredictable but we can plan for it!
The future is unpredictable… anything can happen, especially if no consideration is taken.
In 2017 so far, there has been a total of 7,640 earthquakes worldwide. This is a major issue within construction as earthqauakes can lead to damaged shelters and food, but more importantly a loss of lives. Therefore, buildings need to be designed so that they are robust and can withstand earthquakes.
Earthquakes from 2007-2017 (Wikipedia, 2017)
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BRE partner with Global GreenTag to develop an Ethical Labour Sourcing Standard for Australia.
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House of Lords committee encourages the use of off-site manufacturing in new report.
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can go some way to show the impact of new buildings on their surroundings.
The shortlist for the 2018 prize for the UK's best new building is revealed.
Amendment to Bill aims to provide councils with greater powers to increase tax premiums on empty homes.
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Read our introductory article on how to layout a building.
New cross-party report calls for combustible cladding ban to be extended to all high-rise residential buildings.