Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis
UN secretary general, António Guterres, said: “This report is a clarion call to massively fast-track climate efforts by every country and every sector and on every timeframe.
Adding Technologies to your Construction Site
The big challenge for construction professionals looking to streamline operations isn’t whether technologies can help – they can, no question. Rather, it’s where to start.
Circular Economy in the Built Environment
Industrialization, population growth, and urbanization are all trends driving the explosive growth of the construction industry.
Call for applications to finance projects in 7 Mediterranean countries
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) launched a call for applications to finance projects to promote employment and entrepreneurship in the green economy sector.
Sustainable Cities and their Digital Twins
Dynamic computer models of cities known as ‘digital twins’ could help drive sustainable development across the world’s urban areas, an international team of authors argue in the journal Nature Sustainability.
The finance sector can accelerate the transformation to a net-zero built environment
Real estate is the world’s most valuable asset class representing two-thirds of global wealth. With more than 13% of global GDP related to construction and 12% of employment, its size means it is responsible . . . .
$220bln to build extra 1,100 km of metro rail
Global consultancy firm Strategy& says socio-economic benefits worth $700 billion can be realised by building extra metro tracks by 2030.
MENA ‘injustices’ of climate change are highlighted by experts
Climate change is already taking place, and as temperatures rise, oceans warm, sea levels rise, and already scarce freshwater resources in some areas decrease, its effects will only worsen.
Assessing the abilities of AI in the built environment
Artificial Intelligence, or AI as it is known across the globe, currently serves as a tool that assists in day-to-day operations in many an industry.