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New stories about the latest innovations in the field of sustainability and the built environment will appear in each issue of Conscious Company.

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Responsible Construction ?

The ability of the construction industry to innovate in order to improve its practice has been widely debated over the years. As more and more organisations in other sectors, globally, are addressing 21st century consumer challenges: encompassing fair-trade, ethically sourced and more recycled products; and are reporting on their corporate responsibility performance (such as Marks and Spencer’s Plan A, The Co-operative, The Body Shop etc), isn’t it about time the construction industry followed suit? 48 more words

Construction

Will we achieve sustainable development - survey says yes!

The results of the quick 3 question survey are in. The survey asked – is what we are doing sustainable and would we ever achieve true sustainable development. 253 more words

Sustainability

Roundup 4-11-2014

Jackson House – Another Attempt to Fix It

There was news late last week that another group may enter the fray and attempt to save Jackson House. 5,058 more words

Economic Development

BIM / BLM Onology - Building Information Modeling / Built-environment Life-cycle Management - 2014

Ontology was originally reserved as a philosophical exercise dealing with categorization, analysis, and inter-relationships.  Ontology is now a rapidly evolving science in response to increasing complex information systems and/or “big data”.

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BIM

The Construction Turn-Around Expert

Dr Tom Schleifer
PhD Construction Management
Author, Research Professor & Turn-Around Expert

After undertaking a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in construction management from East Carolina University, Tom studied with Heriot-Watt for a Ph.D., also in construction management. 324 more words

Alumni News

MicroHousing

Victor Papanek stated, “We have learned to think of large cars as gas-guzzlers; similarly we must learn to see our homes as the space guzzlers they are,” in his book, “Design for the Real World.” 320 more words

Sustainability