A radical rethink: key points from the Hackitt review

Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of Building Regulations and fire safety, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, calls for a complete overhaul of how we construct and regulate buildings. Andrew Pearson looks at the implications for building services engineers


Tunnel vision: the challenge of cooling the London Underground

It carries five million passengers a day and is integral to the smooth running of the capital - but could the Tube also allow developers to tap a huge secondary heat source? Andy Pearson investigates


Using cloud-based BIM to design London’s Royal Wharf development

Online-based BIM collaboration is helping to deliver the Royal Wharf development in London’s Docklands, as Phil Lattimore reports



Digital Built Britain; cloud-based BIM at London's Royal Wharf; BIM guides on security and health and safety; and a BIM manager shares his experiences


Groundbreaking services design in the best buildings of today

CIBSE Journal June 2018 Stephen Lisk

Interview: new CIBSE President Stephen Lisk

The built environment is on the cusp of dramatic change, and CIBSE must be agile to keep up. Liza Young speaks to the Institution's new President about the year ahead


Harvesting data from an underground farm to understand plants’ impact on air quality

A micro greens farm below Clapham is helping researchers understand the impact of plants on their surroundings. The University of Cambridge’s Rebecca Ward reports on a project that aims to quantify the benefits