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Typically, the construction industry has been a male-dominated world with little to no provisions for women, people of certain faiths or those with disabilities, but times are changing, writes CIOB’s Mark Harrison. I was appointed the Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) first Head o

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While 3D visualisation has been commonplace in construction for some time, Dr Harpreet Seth asks whether the industry is ready to take the next step and enter the metaverse. To many, the metaverse is a new word, a concept born of the internet age, a distant and scary place to contemplate visiti

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Next up in Scottish Construction Now's Q&A is Dr Mila Duncheva, business development manager UK & Ireland at Stora Enso Building Solutions and chair of the BE Change Makers. How did you get started in the industry?

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Kicking off a regular Chartered Institute of Building column for Scottish Construction Now, Jocelyne Fleming reveals the organisation's priorities in Scotland. The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction man

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Ryan Cossar from the Scottish Futures Trust argues that the whole life performance of new affordable homes must be at the forefront of net zero calculations. Recent Government data shows that as much as 80% of the carbon emissions from buildings can be attributed to housing.

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Following her first three months as Homes for Scotland CEO, Jane Wood is astounded that there is so much that people don’t know or value about home building. Transitioning into a new sector is always challenging, not only in terms of needing to learn at pace to support your leadership thinking

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With over 65s set to account for a quarter of our population in 20 years, Steven Simpson from Cruden Homes believes we need to plan ahead to shape the future of housing to meet this growing mature market. In just 20 years from now, a quarter of the UK population will be aged 65 or over. That&rs

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