Liz Mallon looks at the important role first time buyers need to play in the changing new homes property market.
Published 13 October 2020
From attic apartments to south-facing family kitchens, daylight is central to how we live in, and use our homes. Hazel Davies examines how architects seek to maximise natural light in properties.
Published 13 October 2020
Martin McKay, executive director of regeneration at Clyde Gateway, discusses the economic opportunities for regeneration areas like Clyde Gateway where resilience can be built in.
Published 6 October 2020
Construction companies, engineering firms and other businesses active in the infrastructure sector stand to lose out on funding, investment and major government contracts around the world unless they take a more active role in the fight against climate change.
Published 5 October 2020
In a guest blog for CITB, health and safety consultant Andrew Gardiner shares three lessons to be learnt from lockdown.
Published 30 September 2020
Landscape architect Kath McTaggart discusses the benefits of designing and creating learning and social environments that spark imagination and creativity.
Published 29 September 2020
David Findlay, associate for valuations at Knight Frank Glasgow, discusses the lifting of material uncertainty clauses from commercial property.
Published 25 September 2020
Nick Busby sets out problems caused by conventional project control systems and provides a way forward for using an integrated data management system effectively.
Published 23 September 2020
Fraser Mitchell writes about proposed technical changes to Scottish Planning Policy and the relevant Scottish Government consultation.
Published 22 September 2020
The need to include social justice and green infrastructure in our housing developments has only been increased by the onset of the current health pandemic, says housing minister Kevin Stewart.
Published 21 September 2020
Perceptive Communicators' Julie Moulsdale introduces an upcoming communications webinar which aims to help construction companies cope with the COVID challenge story.
Published 17 September 2020
Paul Steen on why we need consistent local and national policies to develop citywide district heat networks if we are to reach net-zero emissions targets.
Published 16 September 2020
Gordon Gilchrist provides the latest blog from the Scottish Government's Building Standards Division with an update on the Workforce Strategy.
Published 11 September 2020
Director Dale Lyon gives an insight into how ConStrucEd Scotland has overcome a challenging year.
Published 10 September 2020
The Scottish Government must apply the same focus in driving a vibrant green recovery as it is doing to address the coronavirus pandemic, says Elizabeth Leighton.
Published 9 September 2020