Construction

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Debunking stereotypes about mobile homes could make them a new face of affordable housing

image source : depositphotos When you hear the words “trailer park” or “mobile home park,” what comes to mind? Crime? Poverty (...)

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Why turning old city bridges into new urban parks is such a great idea

image source : depositphotos The recent opening of the Castlefield Viaduct Sky Park in Manchester, UK, has brought fresh (...)

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High-density construction is better for the environment

The question of where people live is multifaceted. While some enjoy the quiet of rural life, it does leave a lot to be desire (...)

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Slovenia takes a pivotal turn towards circularity

image source : depositphotos Slovenia has decided to actively combat climate change by transitioning its entire economy towar (...)

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Adaptable design in Belgium and Germany

  From 27 until 29 September 2022, the Belgian-Luxemburg-German Chamber of Commerce organises an event on adaptable construct (...)

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Is offsite construction the solution for sustainable buildings?

Image by JMOSES from Pixabay Offsite construction and standardized process in building can drive the sustainability targets (...)

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10 Construction Materials That Could Revolutionize the Industry

For centuries, we have witnessed how the construction industry evolved from creating simple structures to more advanced skysc (...)

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Construction Techniques for Sustainable Building

  The construction industry is a vital aspect of any civilization. Due to its long history, many people in this field are (...)

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Structural design goes green

Trimble and One Click LCA have collaborated so that users of Trimble's Tekla software for structural design and BIM can (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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Roadmap to climate-proof buildings and construction – How to embed whole-life carbon in the EPBD

Climate change action is time critical. There is an immediate need to focus policy and market actions on emission reductions (...)

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Shifting ground: the changing face of construction and buildings

Earth is not only our precious planet, but a building material that can guide one of the planet’s most emissions-heavy sector (...)

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The Rise of Green Initiatives in the Construction Industry

  As the harmful effects of global warming grow increasingly apparent in recent years, many large organizations from both (...)

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How Does Construction Affect Sustainability?

  The construction industry is a cornerstone for many sectors today. The impact can affect how people do things and live (...)

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Big Buyers Approaching Market to Achieve Zero-Emission Construction Sites

On 1 December, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability organised a market dialogue event for public procurers across Europ (...)