2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award shortlist revealed

The shortlisted entries for the 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award have been announced. Awarded and commended projects will be announced virtually on Thursday, 10 June. Established in 2009, entries are submitted in four categories: Category A: Sustainable New Building or the Conservation and Restoration of an Existing One, Category B: Practice-based Action and Research Work…

RICS publishes new guidance for land measurement in development projects

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published new guidance on the measurement of land for development projects, such as new housing and commercial developments. The guidance, to be used by planners, surveyors, developers, architects, government and legal administrators around the world, defines common measurements used across the built environment and associated metrics, such…