Article - 22 Jun 2023
The construction industry is one of the most carbon-intensive sectors in the world, and in order to meet climate commitments, the sector must rapidly decarbonize. Moving away from fossil fuels is key...
Article - 12 May 2023
Sustainability is key to the future of the construction industry. A main element of sustainability is improving time and cost savings, which requires an evolution in thinking within the sector in...
Article - 12 Apr 2023
Recently, researchers have investigated the use of “smart” materials in the construction industry and the benefits these innovative materials can bring. This article will explore this subject.
Article - 15 Feb 2023
After water, concrete is the most extensively used material in the world. However, the concrete industry accounts for a significant portion of total global carbon emissions - estimated at 4-8%.
Article - 27 Oct 2022
London’s iconic Grade II listed Battersea Power Station has just reopened after significant investment into repurposing the building for the 21st century. Costing £9 billion, the revamped Battersea...
Article - 6 Sep 2022
Ahead of the announcement of the winners in November, AZoBuild spoke with Meurer Architektur + Stadtplanung about their building the ONE which has been nominated for the prestigious International High...
Article - 16 May 2022
Growing evidence for anthropogenic climate change has forced industries to work to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Several strategies have been explored in the construction industry of late,...
Article - 19 Apr 2022
Air conditioners consume a lot of energy, which has a negative impact on the environment as well as our electricity bill. Because of the growing demand for energy, increased fossil fuels are being...
Article - 14 Apr 2022
Architects use computer software to create 3D models and 2D construction documents, develop concepts and ideas, communicate with clients and stakeholders, and manage complicated projects.
Article - 4 Apr 2022
Building information modeling (BIM) is a vital process to help facilitate the design, planning, and construction of buildings. It is an efficient and collaborative process that is often used to plan...