Construction of World’s longest cross-sea bridge

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One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World Nears Completion More than 400,000 tons of steel have been used for the 6.7-km undersea tunnel and 22.9-km bridge, enough to build 60 Eiffel Towers. GUANGZHOU, Sept. 27 – The major

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Contractors move to new coloured hard hat regime

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Highways England will switch its construction and maintenance contractors over to a new industry recognised colour-coded hard hat scheme from the start of 2017. Four colours of hard hat will reflect workers roles and level of responsibility on site in a bid

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Using Drones in construction?

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Drones in construction and how they’re changing the industry… How drones are laying the foundations of the future Construction has always been a tough industry to be involved in, from the ancient pyramids of Egypt to the sleek, modern homes

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Construction industry skills shortage at ‘breaking point’

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More young people are needed in the construction industry to narrow the skills gap. ​Construction firms in Nottinghamshire have vowed to fight to recruit young people into the industry – after research showed the skills shortage is at “breaking point”.

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Five innovative office designs

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Five innovative office designs New technologies are driving a major rethink of office design, and interesting workplace interiors and furniture dominated this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. Office furniture is on the brink of a major overhaul, now the trend for “Googlefied”

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Construction companies hit hardest

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Construction companies hit hardest by growing waits for payment BUSINESSES in the construction sector have been hit hardest of any UK sector by longer waits for their invoices to be paid, with delays increasing 22% in the last year from

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Boutique office refurbishment

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New Cardiff city centre block given a ’boutique office refurbishment’ Golate House in the centre of the capital has seen the renovation of two floors in a style inspired by the offices of Shoreditch and Hoxton A new office block,

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What Happens When You Let an Artist Design an Office?

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What Happens When You Let an Artist Design an Office? user, space Installation View, 2016, Yuri Pattison. Photos by Andy Keate, courtesy the artist, mother’s tankstation limited, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Labor, and Chisenhale Gallery A recent study estimates that 40% of the American

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Design Your Home Office for Maximum Productivity

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1. Keep Your Personal Life in a Separate Room You need to keep distractions to a minimum when working from home, so you should never work in your comfort zone. For example: the kitchen is for eating, the common space

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How Office Design Impacts the Way We Work

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You’d be surprised to learn how important being intentional with space is. Admittedly, this isn’t something I would normally think of unless there was reason to in the moment. Going through this exercise has been a much needed and growth-oriented

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