Daylighting – why natural is best
As more and more designers look towards natural daylighting in the earliest stages of the build, we take a detailed look at the process and examine the health and sustainability benefits of this growing trend.
The future of 3D-printed buildings
The innovators in Dubai have built an office using 3D-printed materials, making big savings on manufacture and construction costs. On a broader scale, we ask whether this is a viable way forward for the construction industry as a whole?
Helping to Prevent Floods
Enthusiasm for off-street parking, patios and shopping centres has sealed the ground over and effectively waterproofed our cities. Taking simple preventative measures and being prepared can help protect you in the event of flooding. Homes at the top of a valley should look into sustainable drainage systems to mitigate the risk of flooding for those downstream.