Geoscientists recently predicted 2018 would see a noticeable increase in earthquakes across the...
- Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
- Will robots drive the digital revolution in construction?
- After the flood: the pioneering architects embracing flood-conscious design
- Oslo’s architectural rise: the transformation of the Norwegian capital
- A power plant with a view: the promise of Bjarke Ingels Group’s Amager Bakke
Willmott Dixon to develop £38m redevelopment scheme in Wales
Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council to deliver the £38m Taff Vale redevelopment project in Pontypridd, Wales, UK.
Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
Geoscientists recently predicted 2018 would see a noticeable increase in earthquakes across the world as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns. This might be debatable, but what is not is the need for greater innovation in the design of quake-resistant buildings, as Ross Davies reports.
Smedvig and HUB seek planning consent for Landing scheme in Berkshire
Real estate developer HUB and landowner Smedvig have sought planning permission to rebuild the Landing site in Maidenhead town centre, Berkshire, UK.
Will robots drive the digital revolution in construction?
3D printing has attracted considerable interest for its potential for construction, but it may be robots that ultimately prove more impactful, especially with human labour in short supply. How are robotic systems making inroads in a sector that has been dominated by age-old construction practices, and how might robots support the move towards a digitised process that fuses together design and fabrication more closely than ever before?
London Borough of Brent appoints Wates for £23.4m project
The London Borough of Brent in the UK has appointed property developer Wates Residential for a new £23.4m project, which will see the construction of 149 new homes by December 2021.
CBL Properties unveils redevelopment plans for Jefferson Mall
American real estate developer CBL Properties has revealed plans for the first redevelopment phase at Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky.
Construction starts on new UniCité residential project in Canada
The Fondsimmobilier de solidarité FTQ has partnered with Cogir Real Estate to construct the new UniCité rental residential project in Canada.
Wilshire Grand Centre, Los Angeles
The Wilshire Grand Centre is a large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of the former Wilshire Grand Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, US. At 1,100ft, the Wilshire Grand Centre redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in June 2017.
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