Technical due diligence in commercial property

Robust technical advice given by an M&E engineer can benefit property landlords, investors and occupants – so, asks Tuffin Ferraby Taylor’s Marc Hill, why do so few consultants offer expert transactional services?

Protecting priceless artwork at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi will exhibit priceless artwork, so an environmental strategy that protects them from sand and extreme heat was essential. Andy Pearson explains how BuroHappold Engineering did it

LETI and the London Plan

Elementa’s Clara Bagenal George looks at the impact of the London Energy Transformation Initiative on the capital’s energy proposals

Hive of activity – agile working design

Agile workplaces that allow staff to choose where they work are making inroads in offices. Liza Young finds out how such spaces will work alongside wellbeing principles

Strategy gains

Engineers need to think strategically to understand how sub-systems interrelate, says Shaun Fitzgerald