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Built Environment

Smart innovation for tomorrow's urban landscape

A platform for professionals working or interested in the built environment industry. Sharing best practice for a sustainable future through publications, services, professional networking opportunities and events. 

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New special interest publication on Infrastructure risk and resilience!

Infrastructure Risk and Resilience: Managing Complexity and Uncertainty in Developing Cities is a peer reviewed publication with selected papers highlighting the current thinking on the resilience of cities, including crisis management and disaster recovery and strategies to mitigate risk and increase resilience of cities and their supporting infrastructure.


Latest news

One of the competitors in the Cognicity Challenge proposes to create floors capable of generating electricity from the energy of human steps Canary Wharf to get 'smarter' with tech competition

Cognicity Challenge has selected 12 companies to take part in its smart city competition over the opportunity to implement innovative solutions in London’s Canary Wharf.

A wind and solar-powered street lamp designed by Spanish researchers Street lamp fully powered by wind and sun

Spanish researchers have developed the world’s first street lamp powered solely by solar and wind energy.

Key Topics

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Building Information Modelling (BIM)

BIM is fast becoming an accepted process on many projects.  See webcasts from industry experts on what this means for practitioners.

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Building Information Modelling (BIM): Addressing the cyber security issues

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is going to transform the way that the architecture, construction, engineering and facilities management (FM) industries work together. This insight will look at the risks that are inherent in the adoption of BIM, in particular the need to address cyber security in the implementation of the collaborative processes and systems.


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Infrastructure risk and resilience

IET publications, industry insights and speaker presentations on IET.tv addressing this topic.

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Building energy efficiency

Webcasts and industry interviews from building energy efficiency professionals, as well as a perspective from tomorrow’s engineers in Europe.   

Sector publications

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Sector newsletter

Bringing you all the latest on sector initiatives, partnerships and thought leadership, and details of upcoming events.


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Energy efficient lighting in the UK

A comprehensive showcase led report outlining a current technology overview, market intelligence and the role of energy-efficient lighting in the drive for carbon reduction.

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