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Blockchain graphic. Image: by Davidstankiewicz CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The construction industry is ripe for disruption,...

Matthias Geipel

Matthias Geipel

03 April 2017 / 17 Comment(s)

3D printed Daedalus Pavilion

Designers’ novel thinking about data,...

Alvise Simondetti

Alvise Simondetti

30 March 2017 / 7 Comment(s)

Designing steel for re-use

In recent years Arup has worked with major...

Kristian Steele

Kristian Steele

06 June 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

Robots can boost efficiency

Writing here on Thoughts, my colleague Alvise...

Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards

18 April 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

UK wind farm. Credit: Peter Jones

Ultimately, tackling climate change is about...

Peter Mumford

Peter Mumford

26 November 2015 / 7 Comment(s)

Hight Speed 1 train. Credit: Daniel Clements

The successful outturn of construction projects...

Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner

28 May 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

'Walkie Talkie' building on the right of London skyline

It’s not a good day when your building is...

Steve Walker

Steve Walker

19 February 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

Rhino walking on rope in the sky.

Numerous indicators and enquiries show that the...

Terry Hill

Terry Hill

15 January 2015 / 2 Comment(s)

Robot constructing a wall. Credit: image © gramazio & kohler, ETH

In the past, robots were used for specialist jobs...

Alvise Simondetti

Alvise Simondetti

03 November 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Skips full of waste on a London construction site. Credit: Peter MacKinven.

Construction can be a wasteful process. Building...

Fiona Cousins

Fiona Cousins

16 October 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Innovation Tower, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. Credit: Shui On Construction Company Limited

The legal profession should not be permitted to...

Bethan Onions

Bethan Onions

13 October 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Arial view of the Eden Project complex in Cornwall. Credit Graham Gaunt.

I believe that, done responsibly, construction is...

Alistair Guthrie

Alistair Guthrie

05 September 2013 / 2 Comment(s)

Baggage hall at Jet Blue, Terminal 5, JFK Airport, New York. Credit Nic Lehoux Gensler

When major developments open their doors without...

Darren Briggs

Darren Briggs

21 September 2012 / 8 Comment(s)