Performance boost

A new toolkit aims to reduce the performance gap by sharing forensic analysis of a live housebuilding site, says Bioregional’s Douglas Drewniak

Women making a landmark contribution

Exemplar projects with key roles for females help improve engineering’s gender bias. Ahead of International Women in Engineering Day, Andrew Brister talks to three women who are helping deliver a new ‘statement’ building for the London School of Economics

A class apart – students design school for Africa

Students at King Ecgbert School in Sheffield have won a challenge to design a community school in Uganda, by focusing on the needs of the local children. Andy Pearson explains how the industry-backed Class of Your Own initiative ignited a passion for building design and engineering among 13- and 14-year-olds

Call to action – Ecobuild coverage

Speakers at this year’s Ecobuild exhorted delegates to make a difference and work towards cutting carbon and improving wellbeing in homes, offices and the wider built environment. Alex Smith and Liza Young report