New homes can be built more efficiently if all of those involved – councils and housing associations, designers, planners, regulators and builders – sit down together at the beginning of every project, a report has found. CSIC chief executive Stephen Good and housing minister Kevin Stewa
An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150. Renfrewshire Council’s housing investment team has been given the green light to deliver a £4.5 million retrofit of 75 terraced council houses.
The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched a new strategy to put future generations in the driving seat for innovation in the industry.
Professor Sandy Halliday has highlighted the importance of collaboration in ensuring all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050. Professor Sandy Halliday giving the keynote speech to Build It 2019 at P&J Live
Zero Waste Scotland is inviting small to medium sized businesses to find out how digital technology can help future-proof the construction industry.
A new European project aiming to modernise the delivery of off-site and modular construction education and training has been launched in Glasgow.
Household names from the world of construction will help develop the standards for a new ‘kit of parts’ which will be used to create the next generation of government projects like schools, hospitals and prisons. The Construction Innovation Hub has appointed a new Design Standards B
Stephen Good: It’s time for clients & industry to show real vision and leadership if we want to transform construction
Stephen Good, chief executive of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, continues a series of blogs following the Scotland Excel ‘Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes’ conference yesterday.
A partnership between Sir Robert McAlpine, City of Glasgow College and Equate Scotland has been launched to support construction businesses throughout the UK to attract and retain more women in the industry.
Ross Cairns named Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s first business relationship manager for Highlands and Islands
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed innovation and construction expert Ross Cairns as its business relationship manager for the North of Scotland area. The appointment comes on the back of CSIC’s new £10.98 million Phase 2 funding programme and a further fu
The curvilinear walls of the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro, the cliff face walls of Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee, and the three sails of the Richard Meier designed Jubilee Church, just outside Rome, all have one thing in common - concrete.
Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment. The Association is investing millions of pounds as part of its strategy to make su
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has welcomed the report from a committee of MSPs saying the industry must tackle longstanding challenges such as skill training, diversity and a general resistance to change in the sector. The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee inquiry into Scotlan
The biggest ever expansion in offsite construction teaching materials has been announced thanks to a £1.2 million investment from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).