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DESIGN UNLIMITED

Design Unlimited, who we collaborated with to deliver construction services for their client on a Wapping, London based project are delighted…

Instant infrastructure: videos document amazing construction feats

July 2019 : GCR Staff

If you’re taking a holiday over July and August, you might want to bank the ...

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Autodesk: Why we're investing in a modular construction company

July 2019 : Andrew Anagnost, president & CEO

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, the perfect storm of imperfect zoning laws, low ...

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Damned if they did: A defence of Crossrail

June 2019 : Rod Sweet

Angered by revelations that London’s Crossrail would go over time and budget, contrary to years ...

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Looking for a hard-hatted woman: New film explores America’s intrepid tradeswomen

May 2019 : GCR Staff

A new film described as “gritty, funny, endearing, captivating and sometimes brutally honest” has been ...

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Alarm grows at death rates on Texas’ brutal building sites

July 2019 : GCR Staff

Concern has been raised about the number of deaths on construction sites in Texas, and ...

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US construction wage tops $30 an hour as employment soars

July 2019 : GCR Staff

Earnings for US construction workers now outstrip the private sector average as contractors face what’s ...

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Bouygues uses volumetric construction to slash build time for Singaporean twin towers

July 2019 : GCR Staff

A team led by a subsidiary of French contractor Bouygues Bâtiment International has completed two ...

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Chinese construction firms deserve better press in Africa, study suggests

July 2019 : GCR Staff

A four-year study into Chinese construction and manufacturing firms’ employment practices in Africa suggests some ...

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7,000 trees to be moved to make Bengaluru’s new airport terminal green

June 2019 : GCR Staff

With concern mounting over the disappearance of vegetation in legendarily lush Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the ...

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“Sand mafias” are destroying beaches and habitat, report warns

June 2019 : GCR Staff

With global demand for sand and gravel standing at up to 50 billion tonnes per ...

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A zero carbon UK by 2050: What it means for buildings

June 2019 : Paul Reeve*

Paul Reeve examines the implications for the built environment of the Government’s announcement that it ...

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Ontario calls for big ideas for Ontario Place – but rules out casinos and condos

June 2019 : GCR Staff

The government of Ontario has launched a search for private sector partners with “big and ...

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Russia’s cathedral-in-a-park cancelled after protests and poll

May 2019 : GCR Staff

Plans to build a cathedral in a small waterfront park in Russia’s fourth city, Yekaterinburg, ...

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How Bogotá’s Bronx was taken from gangs

May 2019 : Joe Quirke in Bogotá

Located a kilometre from Colombia’s Presidential Palace is Bogotá’s El Bronx, a section of the ...

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China’s Wuju Group signs $500m deal to build Ghana’s western railway

May 2019 : GCR Staff

China Railway Wuju Group Corporation (CRWG) has signed an agreement worth $500m to build a ...

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“It’s magic”: Construction is digitalising more rapidly than you might think

August 2019 : Joe Williams, Bluebeam, Inc.

Construction has a reputation for resisting technological advances, but that is changing. In the US ...

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Eindhoven university unveils “Green Energy Mill” to power festivals renewably

August 2019 : GCR Staff

Summer is the time for music festivals, but almost all of them in Europe use ...

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54 finalists revealed in Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards programme

August 2019 : GCR Staff

Bentley Systems today announced the finalists in the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards programme. The annual awards ...

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China aims to improve safety on site with “intelligent helmets”

August 2019 : GCR Staff

“Intelligent helmets” have been distributed to workers on some of China’s high-speed rail sites to ...

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Cemex names 10 smartest start-ups in global construction

July 2019 : GCR Staff

Plastic gravel and software that checks designs for code compliance were among the inventions that ...

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Researchers at Saudi university invent device to produce electricity and clean water

July 2019 : GCR Staff

A team of researchers from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia ...

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Abu Dhabi opens record breaking solar plant – and puts out tenders for bigger one still

July 2019 : GCR Staff

Abu Dhabi has begun generating electricity from Noor Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single-site solar ...

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How tech helped a Bosnian engineering firm succeed in the US

July 2019 : Sponsored content by Bluebeam

This sponsored case study describes how Bluebeam Revu enabled collaboration across continents, boosting revenue for ...

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Young engineer invents brick made from waste plastic

June 2019 : GCR Staff

A young Indian entrepreneur and engineering student has been shortlisted for a global environmental award ...

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South Australia approves cold asphalt mix for state roads

June 2019 : GCR Staff

After a trial, South Australia’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has approved a ...

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Arup heads for paperless design in Australasia

June 2019 : Bluebeam

This sponsored case study from Bluebeam describes how Arup cut design review times in Australasia ...

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Stuttgart University designs world’s first “self-shaping” building

June 2019 : GCR Staff

The University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design has developed a method for building with ...

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Landmark Christian monument with a million talking bricks planned near Birmingham

May 2019 : GCR Staff

UK design firm Snug Architects has won a competition to design a Christian monument in ...

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Fuseproject to design world’s first 3D printed community for Latin American poor

May 2019 : GCR Staff

San Francisco designer Fuseproject has joined forces with New Story, a charity working to end ...

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