What's going on
Designing Buildings Wiki is the only industry-wide, cross-discipline forum for finding and sharing information about building design and development. It works just like Wikipedia, anyone can create articles about subjects they know and anyone can find articles about subjects they don’t.
So what’s new on the site?
We’ve had some great new articles in the last few weeks, have a look at: post occupancy evaluation, concurrent delay, 3D animation for insurance assessment, an introduction to the new rules for squatting, guidance on letters of intent following the Ampleforth ruling, and many more…..Where else can you keep up to date with so many diverse subjects?
We’ve also started to gather all the industry statistics we could lay our hands on in one place. A great resource for researchers and journalists.
With your continued support we can help make building design and development better informed, better integrated and more innovative for its 2 million workers, delivering more knowledge and best practice advice for the UK and beyond.
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Featured articles and news
Studio Libeskind reveal designs for a new skyscraper with a living facade in Toulouse.
A mega-dome, a cenotaph for Newton, a bubble over New York - some of the most famous projects that were never realised.
One of the oldest and finest examples of Byzantine and Islamic architecture, the Dome of the Rock.
Have a look at our article explaining thermal comfort in buildings.
BRE's ethical labour sourcing standard and how it could help tackle modern slavery in the construction industry.
BSRIA publish mechanical and electrical maintenance customer satisfaction key performance indicators.
Have a look at our article on the history, practice and techniques of placemaking.
Have a look at the key recommendations from ICE's new report on the digital transformation of infrastructure.
The Gate of Europe, the world's first inclining high-rises, with a lean of 15-degrees.
Why engineers need to keep pace with the challenges and opportunities of the digital transformation of the infrastructure sector.
Have a read of our introductory article on fabric structures; their history, properties and characteristics, and more...