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Dawson lands new commercial director role at BSRIA

BSRIA has appointed Krystyna Dawson to the newly created role of Commercial Director. To fulfil BSRIA’s vision of becoming strategic partner in delivering improvement and growth for the construction industry stakeholders, the position of Commercial Director has been fashioned to shape ...

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BCO welcomes new President

Katrina Kostic Samen has been appointed as the new President of the British Council for Offices (BCO). Kostic Samen, Founder and Managing Partner at KKS Strategy, formally took over the position from Ken Shuttleworth, Founding Partner of Make Architects, at ...

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Blake appointed principal consultant – FM at BSRIA

BSRIA has appointed Nick Blake as its new Principal Consultant – Facilities Management in its Sustainable Construction Group, effective from 19 June 2018. The appointment represents BSRIA’s commitment to offering a strategic FM consultancy through the whole lifecycle of building property ...

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Women in property find a voice with Surveying Sisterhood Summit

A group of female RICS professionals and role models in the built environment sector have joined forces to front a new virtual summit. It will feature open and inspiring conversations about working in a male dominated industry, with the aim of ...

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Blockchain explained

Blockchain is a relatively new digital technology which is finding its way into the property sector. Polly Plunket-Checkemian, Property Management Director, Broadgate Estates explains what it is and how it could impact the built environment A leading light in the ...

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Honeywell introduces new connected building software to optimise space usage and operational costs

IoT-enabled Honeywell Vector Space Sense connects organisations to actionable insights  for better-informed space decisions Honeywell, a global leader in Connected Buildings, today introduced Honeywell Vector Space Sense, a software solution that shows where, when and how building spaces are used at ...

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OBE for BSRIA chief

BSRIA’s Chief Executive, Julia Evans, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Evans joined BSRIA in 2014 and during her time has become a recognised industry figure, using her position to raise awareness of and advance a ...

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Smart buildings

The built environment is in a constant state of flux. Architectural styles change and new technologies bring in new structural possibilities. From simple cave dwelling to multi-storey skyscraper; wattle and daub hut to energy efficient Passivhaus; our man-made environment has ...

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Changing World

The RICS World Built Environment Forum Summit reconvened in London on 23rd and 24th April with a focus on the commercial strategies needed to harness the enormous potential of the 21st century’s people and places. Sara Bean reports The inaugural ...

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New director at BREEAM

BRE has announced the appointment of Dr Shamir Ghumra as the new Director of BREEAM, the leading international portfolio of sustainability standards that has been driving global improvements in buildings and infrastructure for over twenty years. Formerly Director of Sustainable Products ...

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