Engineering Construction & infrastructure

Two years on what’s the verdict for the world’s first solar road?

1 year ago — Quick Read

Two years ago, the worlds first solar road opened outside a small village in Normandy. Two years down the road how has it faired? Sadly the 2,800 square meter test...

World’s largest urban farm to open in Paris

1 year ago — Quick Read

The world's largest urban farm is set to open on a Paris rooftop in early 2020. When it opens in the spring of 2020 the 14,000m² farm will be the...

The Whaley Bridge dam collapse is a wake-up call

1 year ago — Long Read

Concrete infrastructure will not last forever without care

Infographic: What are the 10 Biggest Construction Companies in the World?

2 years ago — Long Read

The Global Construction Industry is projected to grow to £7.92 Trillion by 2020 but this figure only takes account the 50 largest and most influential markets. What are the top...

Drones in Construction — How They’re Transforming the Industry

2 years ago — Quick Read

Whether flying around a room or capturing unique aerial footage, advances in drone tech are offering new possibilities and applications — especially in the world of construction. Over the last...

MIT Wins Mars City Design Architecture Prize 2017

3 years ago — Long Read

The Mars City Design Architecture prize aims to take seriously the question of how people live on Mars. This year the international competition was won by "Redwood Forest" - a...